• About Us

    Middle College at Contra Costa College is a highly rigorous academic program structured to provide successful, challenging, and meaningful experiences for students. Middle College High School at Contra Costa College is an Early College High School program. Our purpose was to create, in collaboration with Contra Costa College (CCC), a nurturing and academically challenging environment for traditionally underserved students to reach their full potential in a non-traditional high school setting.

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    Middle College Named Among Nation's Best High Schools... Again

    Middle College High School was ranked among the top high schools in the nation for the fourth consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report.

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  • Middle College Named Gold Ribbon School

    Middle College High School is one of just 275 middle and high schools throughout the state of California being honored under the Gold Ribbon Schools Awards Program.

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  • MCHS Named 2019 California Distinguished School

    Middle College High School was one of 162 middle and high schools statewide honored as a 2019 Distinguished School by the California Department of Education.

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  • Tips & Timelines for Seniors

    Click the headline above for information on college application and financial aid links and timelines for Seniors, as well as tips on how to answer PIQs!

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  • Chess Yoga

    Our very own Mr. Adkins was recently featured in an article by the US Chess Federation. Click the headline above to read more!

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  • Register to Vote!

    If you are a citizen of the United States, residing in California and will be at least 18 years of age at the time of the next election, you can register to vote! Click the headline above for the link to the California Voter Registration page. If you are 16 or 17 years old, you can use the online registration application to pre-register!

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    2023-2024 DATES

    Aug 1 - First Day of School (mandatory)
    Aug 11 - Picture Day (9th, 10th, 11th)
    Aug 21 - First Day of College Classes
    Aug 23 - Back-to-School Night
    Sep 1 - Mid-Quarter
    Sep 4 - Labor Day Holiday - NO SCHOOL
    Sep 15 - Picture Retakes (9th, 10th, 11th)
    Oct 4 - End of Quarter 1
    Oct 9 - Indigenous People's Day - NO SCHOOL
    Oct 13 - Senior Portraits Session 1
    Nov 3 - Mid-Quarter
    Nov 10 - Veterans Day Holiday - NO SCHOOL
    Nov 23-24 - Thanksgiving Holiday - NO SCHOOL
    Dec 8 - End of Quarter 2/Fall Semester
    Dec 11-Jan 1 - Winter Break - NO SCHOOL
    Jan 2 - MCHS Classes Resume
    Jan 12 - Senior Portraits Session 2
    Jan 15 - Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday - NO SCHOOL
    Jan 22 - First Day of College Classes 
    Feb 2 - Mid-Quarter
    Feb 7 - Preview Night
    Feb 16 - Lincoln's Day Holiday - NO SCHOOL
    Feb 19 - Washington's Day Holiday - NO SCHOOL
    Mar 8 - End of Quarter 3 
    Mar 18-22 -Spring Break - NO SCHOOL
    Apr 17 - Mid-Quarter
    Apr 25 - Culture Night (tentative)
    May 17 -Last Day of School (End of Quarter 4/Spring Semester)
    May 29 - Memorial Day Holiday - CLOSED
    Jun 20 - 12 noon - Last Chance to Request Transcripts
    Sep 4 - Labor Day Holiday  
    Oct 9 - Indigenous People's Day  
    Nov 10 - Veterans Day Holiday 
    Nov 23-24 - Thanksgiving Holiday 
    Dec 11-Jan 1 - Winter Break
    Jan 15 - Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday
    Feb 16 - Lincoln's Day Holiday
    Feb 19 - Washington's Day Holiday
    Mar 18-22 -Spring Break  
    May 17, 2024
    TBD - May 17, 2024
    TBD - May 18, 2024 @ 10 am


    TBD - 

    Students from MCHS visit WCCUSD middle schools in January to talk with 8th-grade students about Middle College and answer questions about our program.

    If you are considering applying, please speak to your child's middle school counselor to let them know you are interested in Middle College for your student. They will be able to answer questions and assist you with the application process.

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