Concurrent Enrollment (free college)

    Looking for free college or job training in high school? Trying to avoid student loan debt? Concurrent Enrollment is offered at all D49 high schools and provides on- and off-campus college courses for 2-year and 4-year degrees and hands-on career training through the Career Start Program. Earn free college credits, weighted HS grades, and 2 semesters of HS credit for each 1-semester college course. Contact your advisor today!
    Free means free! Unsuccessful attempts to complete a college course no longer requires tuition repayment to the district. No financial risk involved, apply today!

    Fall 2024 CE Online Applications are due Friday, February 2nd, 2024

    Here's how to get started …

    1.  Apply Online to enroll at Pikes Peak State College Obtain Student ID (S#) and login

    2.  Apply for College Opportunity Fund

    3.  Prep for & take NextGen ACCUPLACER Exam
    ACCUPLACER Practice Tests are HERE and HERE

    OR use qualifying PSAT, SAT, or AP Exam scores - you can retrieve your score reports here.
    OR take an EdReady exam (Qualifying test scores below) Learn more about EdReady here.

    4.  Submit CE Online Application (below) by Friday, February 2nd, 2024.
    Choose the application based on the high school you attend:

    Falcon High School

    Vista Ridge High School

    Sand Creek High School

    Pikes Peak Early College

    Patriot High School

    Springs Studio for Academic Excellence

    D49 Homeschool Program

    D49 AeroLab

    5.  Watch for an email asking you to sign your application.
    Once you have signed the application, it will be routed via email to your parents and then to your advisor for signature. Students and parents cannot use the same email address for the routing to work properly.

    6.  Meet with the Concurrent Enrollment Advisor in your building to verify qualifications and determine placement.


    College Readiness Scores:

     Subject NextGen Accuplacer  PSAT/SAT ACT EdReady
    English Writing 246+ 470 18 90
    Reading -- 470 17  
    MAT1140/1160 Career/Fin Math
    MAT1240/1260 Lib Arts, Stats
    MAT1340 College Algebra
    MAT1440 Pre-Calculus
    AR 265+ 
    QAS 240+
    AAF 245-279
    AAF 280+








    AR-Arithmetic; QAS-Quant Reasoning, Algebra, & Statistics; AAF-Adv Algebra & Functions

    *If student scores are slightly under the stated score above, counselors may use multiple measures to qualify a student for some classes.

College Courses in D49 High Schools

    ANT1001 Intro to Anthropology X   X  
    ANT1005 Biological Anthropology     X  
    COM1150 Public Speaking X X X X
    COM1250 Interpersonal Communications X      
    CRJ1010 Intro to Criminal Justice    X    
    EMS1015,1021,1022,1023,1024 & 1070 Emergency Medical Serv. X      
    ENG1021/1022 English Comp I, II X X X X
    HIS1210 US History to Reconstruction     X  
    HIS2145 US History 1945 to Present X X   X
    HUM1015 World Mythology        
    LIT1015 Intro to Literature X X X  
    MAT1120 Clinical Calculations   X    
    MAT1240 Math for Liberal Arts   X    
    MAT1260 Intro to Statistics   X    
    MAT1340 College Algebra    X X X
    MAT1440 Pre-Calculus       X
    MUS1020 Music Appreciation     X X
    NUA1001,1070,1071 CNA X      
    PHI1012 Ethics X X X X
    PSC1011 American Government X X X X
    PSY1001,1002 Intro to Psychology I, II X X X X
    PSY2440 Human Growth & Development   X    

    *course offerings are subject to change due to student interest, instructor availability, and more.*

Shonda Green
Concurrent Enrollment Coordinator
Phone: 719.494.8923


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    Great fit for my son. He is more interested in automotive than traditional university.

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