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About Hollis F. Price Middle College High School... an Early College
Hollis F. Price Middle College High School is a Memphis City School, located on the historic campus of LeMoyne-Owen College. It is designed under the Early College High School Initiative where students can earn both a high school diploma and two years of college credit toward a bachelor’s degree. Hollis F. Price Middle College also has the distinction and recognition of being the first Early College located on a historically black college or university.
Hollis F. Price Middle College is an Early College designed for students who may be underrepresented in a traditional setting, but have the academic potential and are willing to accept the challenges of a rigorous high school and college curriculum. Students will have full academic schedules consisting of high school and college courses. It is a “school of opportunities” for students who would like to take advantage of a dual enrollment program in a small nurturing academic environment. Financial and other barriers to college are removed.
Students will be enrolled for five years so that they will successfully earn both the high school diploma and accumulate the sixty hours of college credit. Summer school is included in this program. It is not an alternative school for disruptive students or a charter school.
Who May Apply
Hollis F. Price Middle College accepts students who are entering the 9th grade and accepts a limited number of students who are entering the 10th grade. Students must enter with a sincere commitment and strong desire to work diligently throughout the school year, during the summer months, and after school hours where mandated.
Any students interested in applying must be in good academic standing, must have acceptable attendance, conduct and behavioral records, and should possess strong work ethic and study skills. Transportation will not be provided by the school district. Students are responsible for their transportation. One transportation option is Memphis Public Transit Association (MATA), which provides bus routes directly to the campus of LeMoyne-Owen College.
How to Apply
Applications may be requested through the administrative office of Hollis F. Price Middle College.
Hollis F. Price Middle College
807 Walker Ave