Post Secondary Enrollment Option

Advanced Placement, Concurrent Enrollment, and PSEO

Courses Who Teaches It? Where Is It Taught? High School Credits College Credits Enrollment Requirements How Does It Figure Into My GPA? What Does It Cost?
Concurrent Enrollment Courses CHS Teachers CHS Credits given in the subject area of the course on a 4.0 scale Credits given upon successful completion of course and paperwork through the college Proficient in all areas of ITEDs (41st percentile) as required by Iowa Senior Plus Legislation Will be figured as a regular course on a 4.0 scale Nothing
Advanced Placement (A.P.) Courses CHS Teachers CHS Credits given in the subject area of the course on a 5.0 scale. Transcript will say Honors if they don’t take the AP Exam. Colleges may award credit or advanced standing based on test score (typically the score must be at least at 3 on a 5 point scale) Consideration of grades, ITED scores, attendance, and commitment level Will be figured on a 5.0 scale (A=5.0, B=4.0, C=3.0, D=1.0) $87 dollars to take each national AP exam
Post Secondary Enrollment Option Courses College Professors hired by the College CHS or at the College Credits given as a general credit  Credits given upon successful completion of course and paperwork through the college Proficient in all areas of ITEDs (41st percentile) as required by Iowa Senior Plus Legislation Is not figured into your GPA due to the course being graded as pass/fail. This is the beginning of college GPA. District will pay up to $250 for the course unless the student fails. If failure, student is responsible for cost.

* Students should always check with the specific college and specific program of choice to verify if the college credits will transfer for college credit.

** Students must request a transcript from Ashford or Clinton Community College for review at the college of their choice, in order to be awarded college credit.

Please contact the CHS counseling office if you have any questions about Advanced Placement, Concurrent Enrollment, and PSEO courses.

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