Early College Program
Information about the Program:
Early College is a two year associates degree in General Studies through Central Virginia Community College
Students will earn 63 college credits
All core academic courses taken at CVCC are weighted on a 5.0 scale. All elective courses are weighted with the exception of College Success Skills.
Students take all their academic courses at the Amherst CVCC Center (in the Amherst Food Lion Shopping Center). Biology Lab is on the main campus of CVCC on Fridays in the Junior year.
Students may elect to return to the high school for afternoon electives
Tuition is paid by the families and books are supplied by the school system
Students are able to drive or a bus transportation from ACHS and back is provided
Requirements for applying to the Early College Program:
Must be enrolled in Algebra II (or higher math)
Must have a minimum GPA of 3.5
Must be in the 10th grade at the time of applying
Steps to applying to Early College:
Fill out Early College Interest Form (FIRST)
Make contact with your teachers that you would like to serve as a reference for your application. They will fill out an electronic recommendation form that is included in your online application.
You will need a math teacher and your second reference form can be filled out by an English, science, or social studies teacher.
Fill out the application. (application link will be added when it becomes available Monday Jan 23)
Applications must be completed online.
Check your email DAILY. Mrs. Clark will be contacting you with reminders about deadlines for your references and applications.