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    • ******Dual Credit Summer Academy Update*****

       

      DCSA

      Humble ISD offers a Dual Credit Summer Academy in partnership with Lone Star College to allow students the opportunity to earn high school and college credit in the summer with free tuition. Students receive credit on their transcripts if they earn a C or higher in a course.

      STUDENTS MUST BE COLLEGE READY with test scores that meet Lonestar's standards...PSAT 10/11 (NMSQT) SAT, ACT, STAAR or the TSI- See below.

      This year, the Dual Credit Summer Academy will be online. Originally, it was planned to be held at Atascocita High School but has now been converted to an online format. Course registration will be managed by Lone Star College-Kingwood. The courses will be taught by Lone Star College-Kingwood faculty.

      Dates: June 8 to July 12, 2020

      Courses Available: A variety of core classes are available including DRAM 1310, ECON 2301, GOVT 2305, HUMA 1302, PSYC 2301, and SPCH 1315.

      Instructional Platform: Online

      Costs: Tuition is waived. Fees and textbook costs for summer courses must be paid in full to Lone Star College by the student.

       Registration: Registration is now open!  Click the link below and complete the google form to submit your course request.

      Dual Credit Summer Academy Course Request

      Already Registered?: Current registrations will roll-over. If students do not want to continue in the online format, should notify their counselor and their registration will be canceled and fees refunded.

    • ***********TSI testing update**********

      Students interested in taking dual credit classes this summer or next school year that have not tested as college ready, may take the TSI online from home through Lone Star College.

      Students will need to do the following;

      1. Complete an admission application with Lone Star College.  

          LSC Admission Application

      1. Complete Pre- assessment activity

          Pre- Assessment Activity for TSI testing

      1. Request testing referral form from Lone Star College
      • From students MyLoneStar account click on student Email
      • LSC will reply with a testing referral  form and cc their Testing Center when approved.

     
     
     
     
     
    See your counselor or the Dual Credit Liaison in the KPHS Library
     
    Click here for the link to the Lonestar College/Kingwood Dual Credit information page:    http://www.lonestar.edu/dualcredit/
     

    Dual Credit is part of the Lone Star College System’s exceptional admissions program. It is especially designed for secondary education students. Those who qualify can earn high school and college credit.   Both high school and college credit are awarded upon successful completion (C or better) of the course.

    Before taking dual credit courses, please check with the university of choice to confirm if a dual credit course you are planning to take will transfer.  

    All Dual Credit courses are dependent upon enrollment and teacher availability.

      Benefits

    • Cost is significantly less.

    • College Degree completion in less time. Summer and Night Courses are available

    • Increased self-confidence from college success.

    • Access to college services including library, free tutoring, campus events, free email account and more.

    • Ease the transition into college

    • Development of good college study habits.

    • Convenience of most dual credit courses taught at the high school during the regular day schedule.

    •  Additional savings in transportation, living, and textbooks costs.

    • “Sophomore standing” may be granted with enough dual credit classes, to junior colleges/4-year institutions; however, confirm your standing with the institution you plan to attend.

     Requirements

     To enroll students must meet the following requirements:

    Applied to Lonestar College

    *Currently attending high school 

    Have approval from parent/guardian and a high school counselor

    Eligible students must have a signed “Exceptional Admission Application” on file with the high school and college.

    The student has taken an approved test assessment: in areas of reading, writing, essay, and math;    

    PSAT 10, 11th only /Math= 510+  Reading 460+

    SAT   Math=530+ Read=480+

    ACT    Math= 19+  Read=19+  Composite 23+

    TSI - Reading 351+, Writing 340+ Essay 4+  Math 350+

              STAAR- English II - 4000+, Alg 1 -4000+ and a B or better in Alg 2