Dual Enrollment is for students that wish to take college-level coursework for credit towards both high school and college graduation requirements.
***NEW LEGISLATION= Students are limited to 30 credit hours. 11th and 12th-grade students are eligible. 9th-grade students no longer eligible. 10th-grade students eligible for approved CTAE courses.
CCSD Application for Dual Enrollment Participation Deadline Dates:
(You must complete the CCSD DE Participation Form and meet with your School Counselor by the deadline dates listed below)
- Summer 2022 Participation (if available): CCSD Participation Form Deadline of March 17, 2022
- Fall 2022 Participation: CCSD Participation Form Deadline of April 1, 2022
- Spring 2022 Participation: CCSD Participation Form Deadline of October 15, 2021
For additional information regarding Dual Enrollment, please see the following links:
Things to consider before applying to Dual Enrollment:
1. What program/college do you want to attend? (See local options/requirements below)
2. Do you meet the admission requirements?
3. What testing do you need to complete? SAT/ACT/Accuplacer?
4. What college do you ultimately hope to attend after graduation?
A. Will they accept the credits?
B. Will they view the credits as rigorous (as compared to AP)?
5. How will DE credits affect GPA/rank/HOPE?
6. Do you want to go full-time or part-time, end of the day, beginning of the day?
7. How will you balance extracurriculars, job, athletics, daily interactions at WHS, getting information, participating in events, & friendships?
8. How will you get there (transportation)?
Dual Enrollment application steps:
1. Determine deadline(s) and requirements (checklists and requirements are on the college webpage).
2. Schedule, take, and send SAT/ACT scores for 2 & 4 year colleges OR schedule and take Accuplacer at the technical school.
3. Student AND Parent – email WHS counselor to schedule a meeting to complete:
A. Academic advisement to create a plan for graduation and to complete the Dual Enrollment Participation Agreement Form.
B. Complete the CCSD Student Participation Form (covers CCSD policies, rules, guidelines etc.).
4. Complete the Dual Enrollment college application on the college’s Dual Enrollment website.
5. Submit Dual Enrollment Participation Agreement Form to college (upload online to their admission site as a part of the application).
6. Submit an official copy of your high school transcript electronically through GAFUTURES
If you need to see what classes are offered through Dual Enrollment, click here for the directory- https://www.gafutures.org/checs/dualenrollment/DECourseDirectory
Steps to complete after acceptance into Dual Enrollment:
1. Receive Acceptance Email/Notification
The student will receive an acceptance email from the college that will instruct him/her to schedule advisement/orientation at the college (schedule this ASAP!) where you will learn:
a. How to register for classes
b. How to obtain parking permits, books, student ID, etc.
c. College academic expectations (office hours, attendance requirements, etc.)
d. Available campus resources – special student services, tutoring, career services, etc.
e. Remaining requirements for enrollment – proof of lawful presence, immunization, etc.
2. Register for classes online as soon as possible to get the best choice of classes and times.
3. Complete the dual enrollment funding application/student participation agreement through GAfutures.org.
This is a multi-step process:
A: Student must have or create a GAFutures account
B: Student must complete the GAFutures Dual Enrollment funding application/student participation agreement
4. GIVE A PRINTOUT OF DETAILED SCHEDULE TO YOUR WHS COUNSELOR BEFORE THE END OF SCHOOL!
Dual Enrollment Local Options and Deadlines
ALL DATES and REQUIREMENTS below are SUBJECT TO CHANGE! It is the student/parent responsibility to verify. For the best possible college scheduling, it is STRONGLY ADVISED that parents/students meet with their WHS counselor at least one month before the college application deadline.
GPA: No minimum GPA for admission but students must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA every semester to continue the program.
*Uploading qualifying test scores is optional for the 2022-2023 school year
- Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), qualifying test scores will not be a dual enrollment admissions requirement for Spring and Summer Semesters of 2022. With the exception of 10th graders wishing to take CORE classes. 10th grade students must submit qualifying ACT or SAT scores to be eligible for CORE classes.
- While not required for admission, placement testing is still available to applicants who need guidance on determining which coursework is appropriate for their skill level. If you are interested in Accuplacer testing, please visit our placement testing page.
SAT: Reading 25, Writing 26, Math 24
ACT: Reading 19, English 19, Math 19
PSAT: Reading 23, Writing and Language Arts 24, Math 22
Accuplacer: English/Sentence Skills 70, Reading 64, Arithmetic 34 and Elementary Algebra 57
Application Deadlines (all materials must be received by 4:30pm)
Summer Deadline: March 1, 2022
Fall Deadline: May 1, 2022
Kennesaw State University:
AGE: Must be classified as an 11th or 12th grader. Students that are under the age of 16 by the first day of class must submit the Dual Enrollment Program Acknowledgment Form for Minors.
GPA: 3.0 minimum unweighted core GPA as recalculated by KSU
SAT: Minimum Composite Score of 1050 (minimum Evidence-based Reading and Writing test score of 500 AND minimum Math section score of 490)
ACT: 20 composite or higher AND minimum English or Reading score of 18 and Math score 18
Last Test they will accept for their March Deadline is the February ACT and March SAT
The following course must be completed with grades by the first day of classes to be considered for admission: 2 units of English, 2 units of Math (completion of Algebra 2), 2 units of Science, 1 unit of Social Science
Summer Deadline: May 2, 2022
Fall Deadline: June 1, 2022
Reference Guide with FAQS:
AGE: Must be entering 11th or 12th grade
GPA: 3.5 minimum unweighted core
* SAT & ACT test scores will no longer be required for dual enrollment applications with a GPA of 3.5 or above in core classes (English, Science, History, Math, and Foreign Language)
SAT: Have a minimum combined SAT Math and Evidence Based Reading and Writing score of 1110 (minimum of 530 Evidence based reading and 540 in math)
ACT: Minimum composite score of 22 (minimum of 22 in math and 40 in English and reading)
Other: Be eligible for placement into English 101 and Math 102 at Reinhardt
Fall Deadline: March 1st, 2022
Georgia Highlands College
AGE: Students must be age 15 or older by the first day of the semester of enrollment
GPA: 3.0 or higher in core classes
SAT: Minimum Composite Score of 1050 (26 reading and 24 Math)
ACT: Minimum composite score of 20 (English 20 and 18 Math)
Other: Students must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA every semester to continue the program.
Fall Deadline: TBD
Click here to be redirected to the GAFUTURES site which will give you more Info about Dual Enrollment opportunities.
Click here for answers to frequently asked questions.