AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMY

Dual Enrollment Program

Dual Enrollment is a program that allows eligible students currently attending public, participating private, and charter schools, or are home-schooled to simultaneously enroll in college course(s).

BENEFITS OF DUAL ENROLLMENT

  • Enriches course opportunities for outstanding secondary school students.
  • Shortens the time to attain a college degree or certificate.
  • Saves students and parents money, as dual enrollment students are exempt from paying tuition and fees.
  • Provides students with college credit that is transferable to a college or university.

EARN HIGH SCHOOL & COLLEGE CREDIT AT THE SAME TIME!

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 The credits that students earn at the participating public college count toward high school graduation and can be applied to a college degree or certificate.

EARLY ADMISSION PROGRAM

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The Early Admission program is a form of dual enrollment through which eligible high school students or home school students can enroll in a participating public college on a full-time basis during their senior year in courses that are creditable toward the high school diploma and the Associate degree.

 

Students should consult with a high school counselor to enroll in courses that count toward their high school graduation. Early Admission students must enroll in a minimum of 24 college credits (12 credits/semester) which meet the requirements for the student’s senior year and high school graduation.

EARLY ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY

  • A minimum 3.5 high school un-weighted grade point average.
  • Successfully passed the College’s Basic Skills Assessment Test (PERT) or have appropriate SAT/ACT scores.
  • Authorization from the high school principal, counselor, and parent/guardian
  • Expressed intent to pursue a postsecondary degree.
  • Complete an interview with the campus Early Admission/Dual Enrollment Coordinator to determine that the student has the potential to successfully complete college credit courses.
  • Note: Students whose College GPA falls below 2.0 after enrollment are ineligible to continue in the Early Admission Program.

EARLY ADMISSION APPLICATION PROCESS

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The Early Admission form with the signatures of the student, principal, counselor and parent/guardian should be submitted with a completed Admission Application for the participating public college in order to obtain special admission.

 

Both forms should be submitted to the Early Admission/DE Coordinator at the college campus the student plans to attend, AT LEAST 10 DAYS IN ADVANCE of the requested term of enrollment.

 

Early admission students are required to provide a completed Early Admission form for each term/semester in order to retain enrollment eligibility.

 

Note: Early Enrollment students are not eligible to apply for Federal Financial Aid until they have attained their high school diploma.

APPLICATION OF GRADES EARNED IN EARLY ENROLMENT PROGRAM

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High school students enrolled in a participating public college will receive grades and credit for their college work, which will be recorded on a permanent academic transcript maintained by the college they attend.

 

 College credits completed with satisfactory grades will apply toward an associate degree or certificate at the participating public college.

 

College grades will be sent electronically to the American High School Academy for graduation purposes.

ADMISSIONS

Most students are referred to American High School Academy by their school districts. However, students and family members can contact us directly to learn more or to enroll in our programs.

Contact us Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at 1 (305) 270-1440 or use our online form to request an appointment to speak with a Admissions Advisor or Counsellor.

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