About FSWC Charlotte

ECHS (now FSWC-Charlotte) became the first collegiate high school in Southwest Florida and the state’s only collegiate high school to incorporate ninth graders when it opened its doors in August of 2009.

Located on the beautiful Charlotte Campus of Florida SouthWestern State College, FSWC-Charlotte, governed by the FSW Board of Trustees, is designed to provide students of all ability levels an opportunity to graduate with both a high school diploma and an Associate of Arts (AA) degree. As a public charter high school, FSWC-Charlotte is free to students.

FSWC-Charlotte students enjoy a college environment along with a vast array of resources provided by FSW while also maintaining the traditional elements of high school life.


Florida SouthWestern State College’s Charter Schools provide a rigorous learning environment ensuring students will achieve their greatest potential through Principles of Excellence. Building on a strong pedagogical, ethical and socially conscious foundation that fosters creativity and innovation, Florida SouthWestern State College’s Charter Schools produce graduates equipped to contribute to the diverse community of life-long learners in Southwest Florida.