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 2.5 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.)
  • For career education courses, take the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
  • 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* scores 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 19 440 83
    English 103 17 440 83
    Math-Inter Algebra 114 19 440 72
    Math-College Algebra 123 21 520 83
    Math-Pre-Cal, Trig 113

     

  2. Complete Forms: Located on this page under the heading Documents & Forms
    • Dual Enrollment Application – completed and signed by student. (submitted first term and again if student information changes)
    • Dual Enrollment Approval/Registration Form – completed by high school counselor or designee. (signed in ink) (submitted each term 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 term)
  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.  Attend Orientation
    • Activate your PSC Spyglass and PirateMail accounts. (also done at Orientation)
      • New Dual Enrollment students are strongly encouraged to complete Orientation, which is offered each semester. Use the following link to register: www.pensacolastate.edu/orientation/ (contact Admissions & Information at 850.484.2544 or by email at Askus@pensacolastate.edu for assistance registering for Orientation)
      • Use the Degree Audit available on Spyglass to make sure you are meeting the pre-requisites needed for your eventual program of study/major.
      • PirateMail is the official method of communication used by college administration and it is the student’s responsibility to check your College email regularly.
  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* scores 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 19 440 83
    English 103 17 440 83
    Math-Inter Algebra 114 19 440 72
    Math-College Algebra 123 21 520 83
    Math-Pre-Cal, Trig 113

     

  2. Complete Forms: Located on this page under Documents & Forms
    • Dual Enrollment Home School District Form – completed by School District Official and Home School Education Official/Parent. (submitted each term of enrollment)
    • Dual Enrollment Home School Agreement – completed by Home School Education Official/Parent. (submitted first term and again when agreement is revised)
    • Dual Enrollment Application – completed and signed by student. (submitted first term and again if student information changes)
    • Dual Enrollment Approval/Registration Form – completed by student and Home School Education Official/Parent as principal. (submitted every term 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 term)
  3. Turn in all completed forms to the appropriate PSC Advisor for your county:
    • Pensacola State College Dual Enrollment Advisor Contacts
      • 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:
        • Patrice Friant
          pfriant@pensacolastate.edu
          PSC South Santa Rosa Student Services,
          Campus Bldg 51, Rm 5104
          5075 Gulf Breeze Pkwy
          Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
          (850)471-4630
        • Sara Wilson
          sbwilson@pensacolastate.edu
          PSC Milton Campus Student Services,
          Bldg 4200, Rm 4205 5988
          Highway 90  Milton, FL 32570
          (850)484-4400
  4.  Attend Orientation
    • Activate your PSC Spyglass and PirateMail accounts. (also done at Orientation)
      • New Dual Enrollment students are strongly encouraged to complete Orientation, which is offered each semester. Use the following link to register: www.pensacolastate.edu/orientation/ (Contact Admissions & Information at 850.484.2544 or by email at Askus@pensacolastate.edu for assistance registering for Orientation)
      • Use the Degree Audit available on Spyglass to make sure you are meeting the pre-requisites needed for your eventual program of study/major.
      • PirateMail is the official method of communication used by College Administration and it is the student’s responsibility to check your College email regularly.
  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

Al Huffman

Email

Pine Forest High

Monique Collins

Email

Tate High

Mary Esslinger

Email

Washington High

Monique Collins

Email

West FL Tech

Mark Lasko

Email

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

Sara Wilson

Email

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

Patrice Friant

Email

Home School/Private – Escambia County

Saundra Colville

Email

 Home School/Private – North Santa Rosa County

Sara Wilson

Email

Home School/Private – South Santa Rosa County

Patrice Friant

Email

County District Contact Information

Escambia County Charter Schools

Vickie Mathis

Email

Escambia County Home School & Virtual Academy

Chris McFarland

Email

Santa Rosa County Home School & Charter School

Laura Austin

Email

Santa Rosa Online

Paula Lowrimore

Email

Santa Rosa Online

Patti Peacher

Email

Dean Contact Information

Dean of Enrollment Services

Kathryn W. Dutremble

Email

Dean, Baccalaureate Studies

Kirk Bradley

Email

Dual Enrollment Documents & Forms

Public High School

Home School

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