Courses that are aligned with local community colleges give students the opportunity to receive college class credit. Participating in this program will ease the transition from high school to college and encourage students to keep pursuing post-secondary education. Upon completion of the course, the student receives a community college transcript with the grade and units of the Dual Enrollment course.
Dual Enrollment benefits to students
There are No student fees for the course and the eventual credits (if CA resident).
The student does not need to leave the high school campus or go off-site to take the Dual Enrollment class.
Immediate transferable credit/grade is awarded at the end of the course.
The student is a HS student and a Community College student that same semester." simultaneously"
High School Dual Enrollment Student’s Requirements:
Have a cumulative high school GPA of at least a 2.5.
Completing the "community college" application for Admission - This is facilitated in class with isntructor & counselor
No More than 5 unexcused absences in the prior semester
Obtain approval from the high school principal, a high school counselor, and a parent.
The student has no major discipline and behavioral issues
Final Teacher Approval and Recommendation if any of the above requirements are not met.