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If you're a public, private, parochial, charter or home school student, who resides in one of the below ECA districts you can contact ECA or your home district for more information. If you don't currently reside in these districts, you may still be able to participate in the program through School of Choice, where available.


  • Ann Arbor Public Schools

  • Chelsea Public Schools

  • Dexter Community Schools

  • Lincoln Consolidated School

  • Manchester Community Schools

  • Milan Area Schools

  • Saline Area Schools

  • Van Buren Public Schools

  • Whitmore Lake Public Schools

  • Ypsilanti Community Schools

If the number of applicants exceeds the number of available slots, a lottery is conducted in accordance with the procedures established by the WEOC Joint Steering Committee. In addition to the required grade level, all applicants will be required to complete a series of skill assessments, participate in a student/parent interview and complete other ECA requirements.

Attention Parents & Students: 


The ECA & ECA Academy enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year is now open! Applications are now available to download by clicking here. Completed applications should be submitted to ECA's main office, 221 King Hall at Eastern Michigan University. 


Applications should be submitted by January 31, 2020, for the initial enrollment lottery. The ECA & ECA Academy will still accept applications after January 31, and students will be accepted into the program based on open enrollment slots per district.



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