What is Dual Enrollment?
Dual Enrollment (DE) is a Georgia funded program that allows high school students to take college courses that can simultaneously count toward high school and college requirements.
Eligible students must:
• Attend eligible public, private, or home school high schools in Georgia
• Be enrolled in 10th, 11th or 12th grade
- 10th grade students can participate in DE by enrolling in eligible CTAE courses at a Technical College (TCSG)
- If 10th graders have earned, in one sitting, either a 1200 on the SAT or a 26 on the ACT, they are eligible to apply for enrollment in any participating DE college and take any approved DE courses.
• Be a Georgia resident (no additional citizenship required)
• Meet college admissions requirements for their DE program
• Meet high school participation requirements specific to Cobb County:
• Be on track for graduation
• Be in good academic standing
• Adhere to all of the policies specifically stated in the Cobb County School District Local School Agreement.
• Must not have already received a high school diploma
Funding and Cost:
• Eligible students receive 100% funding, up to 30 semester hours/45 quarter hours program Funding Cap, for:
• Mandatory fees
• Funding pays for approved core courses (English, Math, Science, Social Studies, World/Foreign Languages) and Career Technical Agricultural Educational (CTAE) classes that are aligned with identified career pathways.)
• The funding is paid directly to the college. The award chart for Dual Enrollment can be found on GAFutures.
Impact on HOPE and Zell Miller Scholarships and Grants Eligibility
• Core credits earned and posted on the high school transcript are calculated into the student’s initial HOPE GPA, as described on GAFutures.
• Credit Hours paid for by DE are not counted toward the Attempted Hours or Combined Attempted Hours limit for HOPE and Zell Miller Scholarship at the college level.
- Activities during and after the school day
- Rigorous college level classes
- Scheduling classes at college and high school
Who is in charge of Dual Enrollment?
Read as Pebblebrook High School wherever it says Harrison