The following programs help teens acquire useful college-level skills and earn college credit while still in high school.
|Program||Description||Advantage||Student Responsibilities||Claiming Your Credit||Tuition/Fees|
|Early College Start/Co-Enrollment||A program that allows juniors and seniors to attend college classes and earn college credit.||
||No action required; it appears on your ACC transcript.||Free tuition to in-district students; other costs are books, supplies, and transportation.|
|Early College Start/Dual Credit||College classes that result in both high school and college credit||Meets high school and college requirements in one class.||Determine transferability of ECS college credits.||Same as above.||Same as above.|
|ACCTech||A program enabling students to receive technical training in high school and begin a workforce/
technical program that leads to an associate degree or certificate.
|Advanced Placement||Identified courses that prepare high school students to take advanced placement tests that may allow credit at the college level||
||Have the College Board send a report to your college or university. The school notifies you regarding whether your credit is accepted.||Advanced Placement test fee. Additional reporting fees also may apply.|
|International Baccalaureate||Internationally recognized program that offers college credit for students completing a standardized curriculum and culminating exam.||Remain at high school campus.||
||Examination costs incurred by student.|