Selecting dual enrollment will allow students to travel to area colleges/technical schools and take courses that will count towards post-secondary goals. Students may select to attend a variety of programs at area colleges and technical schools to get a jumpstart on their post-secondary education. Students are responsible for providing their own transportation and fees associated with the course. Students must be a junior or senior. Students may enroll in up to 2 college courses per semester.
Participating Colleges: Harrisburg Area Community College, Elizabethtown College, Lancaster Bible College, Millersville University, Thaddeus Stevens College (senior full day program), PA College of Health Sciences
Cost: The student, parent or guardian must pay course costs directly to the college.
Course Options: Students typically select general education courses at the college. Participating colleges provide an approved course list for high school students that varies from semester to semester.
Application Procedures: Each post-secondary school has their own application process. Students are required to fill out all college application materials and submit their high school transcript. Some schools require a qualifying PSAT or SAT and additional placement testing.
Credits: Students earn 3 or 4 college credits per course and 1 high school credit per course. Students should check with their prospective post-secondary colleges to see if they will accept the credits obtained in dual enrollment.
Graduation Requirements: Most dual enrollment courses are considered elective credits.
Grading: The course grade earned at the post-secondary partner school will be duplicated and awarded upon successful completion of the course. The letter grade provided on the college transcript from the partner college/university is what is reported on the high school transcript.