Dual enrollment is where a high school student
takes classes for both college and high school credit.
It is an excellent way to validate a student's performance and
demonstrate the capability to do college-level work.
In North Carolina, it is called NC Career & College Promise
To start as a high school freshman or sophomore:
- Be academically or intellectually gifted in English, reading, and
math - typically scoring 92% or better on standardized tests but
it's up to the student's current school to make the determination.
- Demonstrate college readiness through minimum scores on certain
approved tests (PSAT, SAT, PreACT, ACT, NC DAP, or RISE). See College
Readiness Benchmarks (page 34)
To start as a high school junior or senior: