Concurrent Enrollment (free college)

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    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 2023 CE Online Applications are due Friday, February 3, 2023

    Here's how to get started …

    1.  Contact your Advisor and complete your pathway plan. Review grades with your counselor to ensure that you have no grades lower than a "C" for the previous semester and current semester to be eligible for Concurrent Enrollment

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

    3.  Apply for College Opportunity Fund

    4.  Prep for & take NextGen ACCUPLACER Exam
    ACCUPLACER Practice Tests are HERE and HERE
    OR take an EdReady exam (Qualifying test scores below) Learn more about EdReady here.

    5.  Submit CE Online Application (below) by Friday, February 3, 2023.
    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/AeroLab

    6.  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. Student and parents cannot use the same email address for the routing to work properly.

    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+
    500
    500
    590
     610 
    19
    19
    23
     24 
    90
    90
    90
       

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    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

  • Course FHS SCHS VRHS PPEC
    AGB102 Fdns of Agribusiness X      
    ANT1001 Intro to Anthropology X   X  
    BIO1111 College Biology X      
    COM1150 Public Speaking   X X X
    EMS1015,1021,1022,1023,1024 & 1070 Emergency Medical Serv. X      
    ENG1021/1022 English Comp I, II X X X X
    ENG1031 Technical Writing     X  
    HIS1210 US History to Reconstr.     X  
    HIS2145 US History 1945 to Present X X X X
    HUM1015 World Mythology X X X  
    LIT1015 Intro to Literature X   X X
    MAT1140 Career Math     X  
    MAT1240 Math for Liberal Arts   X    
    MAT1340 College Algebra (LRL) X X X X
    MAT1440 Pre-Calculus       X
    NUA1001,1070,1071 CNA X X    
    PHI1012 Ethics X X X X
    PSY1001,1002 Intro to Psychology I, II X X X X
             
Shonda Green
Concurrent Enrollment Coordinator
Phone: 719.494.8923

Testimonials

  • It was a perfect fit because it helped her transition from high school into college without being overwhelmed.

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

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