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ASCENT

ASCENT Program in APSAccelerating Students Through Concurrent Enrollment (ASCENT), allows for students to continue on full time at a community college or technical college for a 5th year. Aurora Public Schools  pays for tuition and fees. Students enrolled in ASCENT will be responsible for books and transportation to the post secondary institutions.

Requirements:

  • Students must have met all graduation requirements.
  • Students must have completed 12 hours of concurrent credit prior to end of their senior year.
  • Students must be college ready through ACT scores or the Accuplacer assessment.
    • If you are pursuing an AA degree:
      ACT English score of 18, Reading 17, or Accuplacer 85 and an ACT Math score of 19 or Accuplacer EA 85
    • If you are pursugin an AS Degree:
      ACT English score of 18, Reading 17, and a Math score of 23, or Accuplacer 85
  • Post Secondary Plan completed (Individual Career and Academic Plan - ICAP) must indicate degree preference
  • If you wish to be a part of the ASCENT 5thyear you will not receive a diploma at graduation but will be able to walk.
  • To be in the program you may not receive any state or federal funds.
  • You, as an ASCENT student at the Community College of Aurora, must be enrolled in a MINIMUM of 12 credit hours to stay in the program.

Contact Information:

Don Keeley
Pace Setter Coordinator
dlkeeley@aps.k12.co.us
303-726-9807

 

 


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