Welcome to the Firebird Nest

Brunswick County Early College High School is a North Carolina School of Excellence whose mission is to provide a rigorous, relevant curriculum and the academic, relational supports necessary for students to complete the requirements for a North Carolina High School Diploma and an Associate's Degree from Brunswick Community College in 4-5 years. The school's foundational principles are the 5 R's---Rigor, Relevancy, Relationships, Respect, and Responsibility.



  1. Attend the Information Forum for students and parent/guardian, at Brunswick Community College, at 6:30 p.m., Monday, February 16, 2015, at Odell Williamson Auditorium.
  2. Go to http://goo.gl/forms/ZQfEUONgb7 to complete and submit online the student application.  You cannot save your work in the online application.  Please print the questions (http://goo.gl/7IPRVC) so you can prepare your responses before you begin to fill out the online application.
  3. Complete and print Application Submission Confirmation Form.  This is the page that appears after you have submitted the online application.  Current school counselors will determine a date by which this form must be submitted to them.  If the student does not currently attend a Brunswick County School, the student’s counselor/administrator will need to email Mrs. Seifred at sseifred@bcswan.net and request application information.
  4. Complete Application Essay at current school; counselor will announcedate and time.

Your School Counselor will complete your application packet which includes:

  • Teacher Form from your current academic teachers: English, math, science, and social students. Teachers will return recommendation directly to your school counselor
  • Counselor’s and Administrator’s Form
  • Elementary Transcript
  • A copy of your most recent report card
  • Attendance Record
  • Standardized Test Data – include EXPLORE scores
  • Discipline Record
  • Submit a copy of current IEP, LEP, or 504 Plan, if applicable

 Private School or Home schooled students applications must also include:

  • A copy of most recent Standardized Test Scores, i.e.: EOG, CAT, Iowa Basic Skills
  • Completed Enrollment Packet for Brunswick County Schools, which can be downloaded from www.bcswan.net

All information given by school personnel is confidential, as is the entire application upon submission.

Completed applications must be received by BCECHS, March 6, 2015. 

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Updated 2014-2015 Early College High School Calendar is listed in the BCECHS Important Documents below.