Earn College Credit While In High School

About Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment is a challenging acceleration program for academically talented students who wish to earn high school and college credit at the same time. This program is open to the student from a public high school, an accredited private school, or an approved home-education program.

Benefits of the Dual Enrollment program:

  • Reduce the average time-to-college degree
  • Save money by taking college credit classes while in high school
  • Increase the likelihood of college graduation
  • Enhance academic performance
  • Participate in career dual enrollment that will lead to an industry certification. Many industry certifications will articulate to college credit toward a degree.

Eligibility Requirements

Interested students must meet the following eligibility requirements.

  1. The student must be enrolled in grade six through twelve;
  2. The student must have an unweighted high school grade point average of 3.0 or above with a minimum of three high school credits, and who has earned appropriate college placement test scores to enroll in college credit courses; or
  3. The student must have an unweighted high school grade point average of 2.0 with a minimum of three high school credits, and who has earned appropriate college placement test scores to enroll in programs leading to an industry certification or an applied technology diploma.
  • For college credit courses, achieve a minimum score on a common placement test pursuant to Rule 6A-14.064, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.)
  • Meet any additional eligibility criteria specified by the postsecondary institution in the Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement
  • Cannot be scheduled to graduate prior to the completion of the dual enrollment course

Public School Check List

  1. Verify Eligibility:
    • Meet with high school guidance counselor to determine if you are eligible based on the current district articulation requirements.
    • Complete testing: ACT, SAT, or PERT* test showing you are college ready. Students interested in Dual Enrollment and taking the ACT or SAT should put Pensacola State College as one of their college choices so test scores are sent to the college. (School Code: 001513) You must place in all college level scores in reading, writing, and math to take Dual Enrollment courses on a College campus. (PERT Testing Referral Form must be presented with ID for testing at PSC.)
    •  *Students may take the PERT test every 30 days. Contact Testing & Assessment for more details

     

    Minimum scores for entry into the Dual Enrollment Program:
    PERT ACT SAT CPT
    Reading 106 19 24 83
    English 103 17 25 83
    Math-Inter Algebra 114 19 24 72
    Math-College Algebra 123 21 27.5 83

     

  2. Complete Forms: Located on this page under the heading Documents & Forms
    • Dual Enrollment Application – completed and signed by student. (submitted first semester and again if student information changes)
    • Dual Enrollment Approval/Registration Form – completed by high school counselor or designee. (signed in ink) (submitted each semester for registration by the high school counselor)
    • OFFICIAL test score report from ACT/SAT site proving college-ready. (PERT taken at PSC will already be in college system) (submitted first semester)
  3. Turn in all completed forms to the appropriate PSC Advisor for your high school:
    • Refer to the Advisor Contact Information given on this page under Your Advisors
  4. Complete Online Orientation
    • Online Orientation. If you need assistance email Askus@pensacolastate.edu or call 850-484-2000.
    • Activate your PSC Spyglass and PirateMail accounts.
    • Pirate Mail is the official method of communication used by the College and it is the student’s responsibility to check your College email regularly.
    • Want us to text you? Log on to Spyglass, update your User Profile, submit updated information with current cell number.
  5.  Attend Classes
    • Make sure you attend the first day of class to obtain the course syllabus as well as any other pertinent information needed for success.
    • There are certain eligibility guidelines that must be met to remain in good standing as a Dual Enrollment student. Make sure you familiarize yourself with the requirements and follow them to remain eligible. The requirements are in the articulation agreement posted on this page under Documents & Forms
    • Obtain your PSC student ID and obtain a parking decal if you will be attending classes on the College campus. Your student ID is necessary for testing, library checkouts, and many other activities on the College campus.

Home School Check List

  1. Verify Eligibility:
      • Meet with the School District Official for your county, to determine if you are eligible based on the current district articulation requirements.
      • Complete testing: ACT, SAT, or PERT* test showing you are college ready. You must place in all college level scores in reading, writing, and math to take Dual Enrollment courses on a College campus. (PERT Testing Referral Form must be presented with ID for testing at PSC)
      • *Students may take the PERT test every 30 days. Contact Testing & Assessment for more details.

     

    Minimum scores for entry into the Dual Enrollment Program:
    PERT ACT SAT CPT
    Reading 106 19 24 83
    English 103 17 25 83
    Math-Inter Algebra 114 19 24 72
    Math-College Algebra 123 21 27.5 83

     

  2. Complete Forms: Located on this page under Documents & Forms
    • Home School District Form – completed by School District Official and Home School Education Principal/Parent. (submitted each semester of enrollment)
    • Home School Agreement – completed by Home School Principal/Parent. (submitted first semester and again if agreement is revised)
    • Application – completed and signed by student. (submitted first semester and again if student information changes)
    • Approval/Registration Form – completed by student and Home School Principal/Parent. (submitted every semester for registration)
    • OFFICIAL test score report from ACT/SAT site proving college-ready. (PERT taken at PSC will already be in college system) (submitted first semester)
  3. Turn in all completed forms to the appropriate PSC Advisor for your county:
    • Home School ESCAMBIA County:
      • Saundra Colville scolville@pensacolastate.edu PSC Pensacola Campus Center for Advising/Career Services, Bldg 5, Rm 508 1000 College Blvd Pensacola, FL 32504 Phone: (850) 484-1628 Fax: (850) 484-1871
    • Home School SANTA ROSA County:
      • Karen McCabe (Gulf Breeze, Navarre)
        kmccabe@pensacolastate.edu
        PSC South Santa Rosa Student Services,
        Campus Bldg 51, Rm 5107
        5075 Gulf Breeze Pkwy
        Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
        (850)471-4630
      • Jennifer Hill Faron, (Century, Jay, Pace, Milton)
        jhfaron@pensacolastate.edu
        PSC Milton Campus Student Services,
        Bldg 4200, Rm 4205 5988
        Highway 90  Milton, FL 32570
        (850)484-4400
  4. Complete Online Orientation
    • Online Orientation. If you need assistance email Askus@pensacolastate.edu or call 850-484-2000.
    • Activate your PSC Spyglass and PirateMail accounts.
    • Pirate Mail is the official method of communication used by the College and it is the student’s responsibility to check your College email regularly.
    • Want us to text you? Log on to Spyglass, update your User Profile, submit updated information with current cell number.
  5. Attend Classes
    • Make sure you attend the first day of class to obtain the course syllabus as well as any other pertinent information needed for success.
    • There are certain eligibility guidelines that must be met to remain in good standing as a Dual Enrollment student. Make sure you familiarize yourself with the requirements and follow them to remain eligible. The requirements are in the articulation agreement posted on this page under the Documents & Forms section.
    • Obtain your PSC student ID and obtain a parking decal if you will be attending classes on the College campus. Your student ID is necessary for testing, library checkouts, and many other activities on the College campus.

Dual Enrollment Advisors

HIgh School Advisor Contact Information

Escambia High

Judy Floyd

Email

Northview High

Paula Byrd

Email

Pensacola High

Monique Collins

Email

Pine Forest High

Edith Fox Email

Andrew Rodriguez Email

Tate High

Mary Esslinger

Email

Washington High

Anika McDuffie

Email

West FL Tech

Mark Lasko

Email

North Santa Rosa Co High Schools (Central, Jay, Pace, Milton)

Jennifer Hill-Faron

Email

South Santa Rosa Co High Schools (Gulf Breeze, Navarre)

Karen McCabe

Email

Home School – Escambia County

Saundra Colville

Email

 

Private School – Escambia County

Rafael Deliz

Email

Home School/Private – North Santa Rosa County (Central, Jay, Pace, Milton)

Jennifer Hill-Faron

Email

Home School/Private – South Santa Rosa County (Gulf Breeze, Navarre)

Karen McCabe

Email

County District Contact Information

Escambia County Charter Schools

Vickie Mathis

Email

Escambia County Home School 

Chris McFarland

Email

Santa Rosa County Home School & Charter School

Laura Austin

Email

Dean Contact Information

Dean of Enrollment Services

Kathy Dutremble

Email

Dean, Baccalaureate Studies

Kirk Bradley

Email

Dual Enrollment Documents & Forms

Public High School

Home School