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Sign up for Early College Academy (ECA)

posted Dec 10, 2019, 6:49 AM by Sean Hollingshead   [ updated Jan 8, 2020, 8:11 AM ]
Click here to sign up for ECA.  More information below

Monacan - Early College Academy Intent to Participate

Completion of this form is necessary if you intend to pursue the Early College Academy at your school. The Early College Academy is designed for motivated and academically prepared students who are interested in earning an Associate Degree from John Tyler Community College by the time they graduate from high school.

Parents, please review the identified academic and behavior benchmarks that are associated with student success in college level coursework as you and your student discuss ECA:

-Successful completion of Algebra I by the end of 8th grade (passed the class and passed the Algebra I SOL test).
-Positive school attendance, at least 95% attendance rate (extenuating circumstances considered).
-Proficient score (400 or better) on all middle school grade-level SOL tests.
-Final grade of C or better in all 8th grade courses.
-Quarter grade of C or better in all 9th grade courses.

Once you complete the form, your academic and attendance record will be reviewed. You and your parents will be notified of your initial eligibility in by May.

Once approved to participate, students will have to meet John Tyler Community College benchmarks scores on the Virginia Placement Test and/or PSAT to qualify for Dual Enrollment courses required for the Early College Academy.