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Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment allows high school students the option to earn high school and college credit at the same time. It offers students the opportunity to experience college-level coursework before taking on a full-time course load. 

Criteria for Registration  

Eleventh – Twelfth Grade Students  
If a student would like to enroll in a dual enrollment course and/or program at a local college during their junior or senior year, they must meet the following requirements.  

  • 3.0 unweighted GPA required for ALL courses on Carroll Community College campus AND math courses at CCPS locations. 

  • 2.5 unweighted GPA for non-math general education courses at CCPS locations.   

Note: There may be alternative ways to enroll in a dual enrollment course e.g., placement test. CCC Course Placement & Eligibility  

Early College/GT (ninth, tenth grade, and younger)  
Admission for ninth to tenth grade students will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Students will have an opportunity to receive dual credit for their college course.  The course will be included on their transcript.  An earned grade will be calculated into the student’s high school GPA.   

  1. Must have a recommendation from a school counselor and principal plus placement into ENGL101 is required; and only if applicable, placement into college level math per the Carroll Community College mathematics department’s placement measures. 

  1. Per Carroll Community College: A ninth and tenth grade student’s GPA cannot be used for dual enrollment course placement. 

  1. Ninth and tenth grade students may not take dual enrollment courses during the 4-mod school day. They may enroll in an online, evening or summer dual enrollment course.  

  1. Identified gifted and talented students in middle school must complete a pre-approval form prior to beginning the registration process. The form may be obtained from a gifted and talented teacher or the school counselor. 

Dual Enrollment & Summer Courses  
College courses taken during the summer must be pre-approved by the principal for credit to be returned to the student's high school transcript. There are NO financial discounts for summer courses.   
Dual Enrollment & Eligibility  
A student must be enrolled in a minimum of 3 courses total, 2 of which must be credit-bearing. Final grades earned in dual enrollment classes determine academic eligibility status. 

Reach out to your school counselor to learn more about the dual enrollment and the registration process.  

Click here to complete a Dual Enrollment Request Form.