Frequently Asked Questions
- What are the primary benefits of ACM’s Early College Program?
Get a head start on their college career with courses from an accredited college.
Complete classes that may also count toward high school graduation.
Experience small classes where personal attention is abundant.
Earn college credit at ½ the cost of a traditional student.
Finish their college degree with ACM or transfer credits to other institutions
- Who is eligible to take Early College classes?
Students must meet eligibility standards set by their high school
Students qualify to take Early College courses by using multiple measures. ACM uses
GPA, SAT, ACT, PARCC, and other test scores to place students, as well as the ACCUPLACER
- Are Early College courses really the same as those offered at the campuses?
Early College courses offered in the high schools must use the same curriculum, assessments,
and instructional materials as those offered at the campuses.
Instructors follow college requirements regarding syllabi, textbooks, academic standards,
and number of classroom hours.
- What if my student is absent on the day of an Early College visit?
If a student is absent for any part(s) of the admissions/registration process, it
is the student’s responsibility to make contact with the College and Career Coach
to complete the process. The school district accepts no responsibility in completing
the enrollment process.