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1 Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Collegiate Academy at Tarrant County College Northeast A cooperative project between Tarrant County College Northeast and Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Giving GCISD Students Another Pathway to College Readiness

2 TCC Northeast and GCISD: A Perfect Match for Student Success!

3 What is an Early College High School? A small school designed for students to earn a diploma and an Associate’s degree simultaneouslyA small school designed for students to earn a diploma and an Associate’s degree simultaneously Improves high school graduation ratesImproves high school graduation rates Prepares all students for high-skill careersPrepares all students for high-skill careers Engages students in a rigorous, college preparatory curriculumEngages students in a rigorous, college preparatory curriculum Greatly eases the transition from high school to college and enhances the chances for the completion of a four-year degreeGreatly eases the transition from high school to college and enhances the chances for the completion of a four-year degree

4 Collegiate Academy Basics… Courses taught by GCISD high school teachers and TCC-NE professorsCourses taught by GCISD high school teachers and TCC-NE professors Collegiate Academy is a “stand alone” campus with its own teachers, leader, schedule, campus ID number, etc.Collegiate Academy is a “stand alone” campus with its own teachers, leader, schedule, campus ID number, etc. Transportation is provided (Buses pick up Collegiate Academy students from the four GCISD middle schools)Transportation is provided (Buses pick up Collegiate Academy students from the four GCISD middle schools) Lunch available through GCISD Nutrition ServicesLunch available through GCISD Nutrition Services Students do not pay for tuition, fees or textbooksStudents do not pay for tuition, fees or textbooks Highly qualified teachers with demonstrated success providing accelerated instruction to at-risk studentsHighly qualified teachers with demonstrated success providing accelerated instruction to at-risk students Support structures:Support structures: college-going culturecollege-going culture personalized learning including tutoring, mentoringpersonalized learning including tutoring, mentoring extracurricular, and cultural activitiesextracurricular, and cultural activities

5 Annual Costs for College From Includes Tuition & Fees, Books & Supplies, Room & Board, Travel and other costsIncludes Tuition & Fees, Books & Supplies, Room & Board, Travel and other costs Texas A&M (Resident) $21,581 per yearTexas A&M (Resident) $21,581 per year UTA (Resident) $22,508 per yearUTA (Resident) $22,508 per year UTA (minus Room & Board, Travel) $11,912 per yearUTA (minus Room & Board, Travel) $11,912 per year University of Texas (Resident) $26,148 per yearUniversity of Texas (Resident) $26,148 per year University of Houston (Resident) $27,188 per yearUniversity of Houston (Resident) $27,188 per year

6 Where is Collegiate Academy ? TCC Northeast Campus Hurst, Texas

7 Collegiate Academy Students Serves students in grades 9-12Serves students in grades students per grade100 students per grade Will serve 400 students by the 2017/2018 school year.Will serve 400 students by the 2017/2018 school year. Accepts Freshmen only Accepts Freshmen only Includes a focus on (but is not limited to):Includes a focus on (but is not limited to): Students underrepresented in higher education Students open to a different kind of high school experience First-Generation College Goers Any student with a passion or desire to learn!

8 What makes Collegiate academy different? Provides better preparation for collegeProvides better preparation for college Provides lower remediation rates and higher retentionProvides lower remediation rates and higher retention Leads to improved understanding of the demands of collegeLeads to improved understanding of the demands of college Allows students to earn college creditAllows students to earn college credit Collegiate Academy : Fully integrates the HS and college experienceFully integrates the HS and college experience Enables students to earn up to two years of college, not just a few creditsEnables students to earn up to two years of college, not just a few credits Blends the curriculum as a coherent unitBlends the curriculum as a coherent unit Allows students to earn a degree or transfer credits to another collegeAllows students to earn a degree or transfer credits to another college

9 Collegiate Academy Clubs Yearbook Tech Club Art Club SoccerDebate Destination Imagination

10 Collegiate Academy recruitment

11 Collegiate Academy Recruitment Next Steps

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