The Summer Bridge program is a nationally recognized intensive 3-5 week summer program for students who need extra academic work to place into college credit courses. This accelerated program offers courses in developmental English, reading, and math and is open to graduating seniors who passed the high school exit TAKS test but did not score high enough to place into college courses. Useful information about career success, time management, and study skills are integrated into the courses.
Requirements: Applicants must be a graduating senior or a first time college student. Prospective students must take college readiness placement exam to determine course placement.
Cost: Scholarships and free textbooks may be available to students who successfully complete the course.
The Bridge to College program aims to increase the number of students who go on to attend college after graduating from high school. Students are administered a college placement exam and advised accordingly based on their test scores and career goals. Students receive on-going advising on financial aid, learning strategies, and study skills. College Connections Advisors begin working with students in their sophomore year and routinely meet with them throughout the 11th and 12th grades.Requirements: Open enrollment, Counselor and Parent approval, College readiness placement exam
The Bridge to Workforce partnership is designed to allow high school seniors the opportunity to get one-on-one academic and career advising about their post-graduation career plans. College Connections Advisors will share information regarding career areas, workforce certificate and degree programs, and courses available in our Continuing Education department to assist the student in making important career plans.
Requirements: Open enrollment Counselor and Parent approval