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APS offers students a variety of ways to earn free college credit while still in high school. In fact, APS is considered the state leader in offering courses for college credit.

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Pickens Technical College

Enrollment: Approximately 1700
Exciting opportunities await eligible APS high school students at Pickens Technical College. Pickens offers industry-driven programs such as nursing, automotive technology, graphic design, landscaping, cosmetology and more. Many of Pickens' courses lead to industry certifications or internships that launch careers or opportunities for higher education.

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Community College of Aurora

APS has a strong partnership with CCA and offers a variety of concurrent enrollment courses where students can earn both high school and college credit.

CCA Courses
APS students who meet the requirements on their placement exams – the ACT, or the Accuplacer test – are eligible to take concurrent courses at CCA for free.

High School Courses for College Credit
APS high schools have highly-qualified teachers who serve as adjunct CCA professors and teach college-level courses to eligible students at their high school campuses.

ASCENT

Accelerating Students Through Concurrent Enrollment (ASCENT) is a state-funded program that allows eligible high school seniors to remain in high school for a fifth year to take advantage of free college classes.

AP Courses

Advanced Placement (AP) courses are available to students who have shown achievement in specific areas beyond the normal course of study. Students who take AP exams and earn a score of three or higher may receive college credit.

 

 

 


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