Colorado Early Colleges Parker (CECP) is a tuition-free charter high school that provides its students an opportunity to take college classes and earn a degree.
CECP provides students in 9th-12th grades the opportunity to start working on college-level courses as soon as they are college ready. CECP students can earn a combination of high school and college credits as they pursue a high school diploma and an Associate degree or higher-- all at no cost to Denver Metro families. CECP pays for tuition, fees, and textbooks.
High school and community college courses (through Arapahoe Community College) are offered at the CEC Parker high school campus. We also offer a CECP College Direct option that allows students to take all of their classes directly on the campus of one of our community college partners. All courses taken must satisfy degree requirements. Students may pursue an Associate of Applied Science, Certifications, an Associate of Arts, an Associate of Science, or a four-year degree.
Colorado Early Colleges Parker is an open enrollment public, charter high school. CECP accepts all students who are on track or excelling academically. We also accept students who are graduating high school.
CECP is an authorized through the Colorado Charter School Institute (CSI) and has received the CSI rating of "performance with distinction." See the report below.