The application window for the 2019-2020 PHSC Collegiate High School Program will be December 3rd - December 14th. 

The Collegiate High School Program:

  • is designed to allow students to earn an AA/AS Degree or a Cape Certification while also earning their Standard High School Diploma; 
  • provides students priority when enrolling in PHSC courses by allowing them to register at the same time as all other fee paying PHSC students;  
  • requires students to be full-time at PHSC and accepted students will not take any courses on the high school campus;
  • allows accepted students to still be considered a student of their zoned high school and students are able to participate in their zoned school athletics, student activities and graduation ceremonies.

To qualify students must:

  • be in 11th or 12th grade during the 19-20 school year*;
  • have a cumulative unweighted 3.0 GPA;
  • have college-ready PERT scores Reading (106), Writing (103) and Math (123)**; 
  • provide their own transportation;
  • be willing to take all of their courses at a PHSC Campus.

Current sophomores must also be on track in credits by the end of the 2018-2019 school year. For most students these credits will be:

  • 2 credits in English
  • 1 credit in Algebra 1
  • 1 credit in Geometry
  • 1 credit in Biology 1
  • 1 credit of an equally rigorous Science
  • 1 credit in World History
  • 1 credit in P.E.
  • 1 credit in Fine Arts
  • 2 credits in Foreign Language (desired)
  • 1 credit in a subject area or elective (3 credits total if there is no Foreign Language)

Current juniors must also be on track in credits by the end of the 2018-2019 school year. For most students these credits will be:

  • 3 credits in English
  • 1 credit in Algebra 1
  • 1 credit in Geometry
  • 1 credit in another Math
  • 1 credit in Biology 1
  • 1 credit (or more) of an equally rigorous Science
  • 1 credit in World History
  • 1 credit in US History
  • 1 credit in P.E.
  • 1 credit in Fine Arts
  • 2 credits in Foreign Language (desired)
  • 4 credits in a subject area or electives (6 credits total if there is no Foreign Language)

*Students who do not participate in the Collegiate High School program for both their Junior and Senior years may not meet all requirements to earn an AA or AS degree. 

**If a student has already taken Intermediate Algebra through Dual Enrollment and earned a passing grade they do not need a PERT Math score as the course fulfills the requirement.

The Application Process:

  • Submit an application through the Pasco Pathways Application process in myStudent, the window is December 3rd-December 14th.
  • Complete the required PHSC paper application and listed documentation and submit it to your school counselor no later than December 19th.
  • The application process occurs once a year and students enter the program at the start of the Fall Term only.
  • Current juniors in the CHS program do NOT need to reapply for their senior year.
  • There are 60 available seats for the CHS program and those seats will be filled through a lottery process.
  • Students who leave the Collegiate High School program to return to their high school are not eligible to reapply to the program.
  • Those students who do not maintain a high school overall cumulative unweighted 3.0 GPA and a 2.0 cumulative GPA in all PHSC courses will not be allowed to continue participating in the PHSC Collegiate High School Program.
  • Students must meet the stated pre-requisite(s) and/or co-requisite(s) for each course in the PHSC Collegiate High School Program.
  • All Collegiate High School students must agree to abide by all PHSC policies and procedures. By applying the student understands that if they violate any items in the PHSC Code of Student Conduct, they may be denied participation in the Collegiate High School Program.

Click Here for more information on the required Pasco Pathways application and the upcoming Expo events.

Click Here to print the paper application that must be completed and turned into the school counselor.