Presentation on theme: "Post-Secondary Enrollment Options. Earn College Credit NOW Find out what college courses are like Take a course at our high school or on a college."— Presentation transcript:
Earn College Credit NOW Find out what college courses are like Take a course at our high school or on a college campus. Reduce the cost of your college education
Option B and Credit in Escrow Option B Earn high school and college credit at the same time Grades figure into high school GPA Tuition, books, and fees are free to student Available only during the academic year Credit in Escrow Earn college credit which is held in escrow for you No high school credit, no impact on GPA Can count for HS credit after the fact Student pays tuition, books, fees Available all year
Where do I take college classes? Some ALHS students attend Lorain County Community College Some LCCC courses can be taken through distance learning Some LCCC courses are offered on-site Some ALHS students have attended other colleges and universities
Requirements Freshmen: 3.9 GPA during 7 th and 8 th grades (May only take one course per semester) Sophomores: 3.7 GPA earned in 9 th grade (May only take one course per semester) Juniors: 3.5 cumulative GPA Seniors: 3.0 GPA
LCCC Courses at ALHS Accounting Principles I (ACTG 151) College Composition I & II (ENGL 161 & 162) Anatomy and Physiology I (BIOG 121) (Please note prerequisite) Photography I & II (PHTG 151 & 152) Earth Science (PSSC 161) Health and Wellness (HLED 156)
Talent Clause For students who are close to, but don’t quite meet the GPA requirement Student is exceptional in a particular area After review, student may take courses in his/her talent area only
Participation Timeline DEADLINE is March 30 to turn in your signed Intent to Participate form (Available here tonight!) Complete your application Meet with your ALHS counselor to choose courses and turn in application. (Other colleges may have other deadlines) LCCC Assessment (after you have been accepted) Meet with LCCC (or other college) counselor to schedule. Please do this ASAP, but before June 1 st. Make any necessary schedule adjustments with ALHS counselor
Credit Conversion 1 hour of college credit =.20 high school credit (.20 Carnegie unit) 5 hours of college credit = 1 high school credit (1 Carnegie unit) Juniors and seniors may earn no more credit than they can at ALHS Students must earn a minimum of 6.0 high school credits per year.
Keep in Mind LCCC and ALHS breaks and holidays are not the same Student is responsible for dealing with schedule conflicts Transportation must be reliable You will be attending college. No interim reports or conference nights. You will be charged for a course that you fail, and will be charged for withdrawing.
To Learn More See your ALHS counselor Visit LCCC’s (or another college’s) website – www.lorainccc.edu www.lorainccc.edu Call 440.366-4033 and talk with a PSEO advisor at LCCC PSEO meeting on Monday, February 22, at 6:30 PM at Spitzer Center on LCCC campus Contact other colleges or universities to find out more about their PSEO offerings