Austin High School offers Dual Credit classes for Juniors and Seniors in the core academic and career and technology areas.
order for a student to be enrolled in a Dual Credit course, the
student must be eligible for college credit-bearing courses based on:
PLAN, PSAT, ACT, SAT, TAKS or TSI
a student is enrolled in a Dual Credit course, the student will earn
high school credit for graduation while earning college course
credit. The college course credit will be reflected on an official
college transcript. Dual credit grades of 80% or higher will count as a
DAP Measure and receive Bonus Points on GPA
Pre-AP and AP Courses
Recommended for students with Level 3 STAAR or Commended TAKS
High School offers Pre-AP and AP courses that challenge and enrich
motivated college-bound students to expand their education beyond the
Regular/Recommended High School plan.
develops advanced skills and provides content background to prepare
students for the college-level work of Advanced Placement (AP) courses
for the Advanced Placement exams. AP courses have
strategies/curriculum that are driven by College Board. Students
enrolled in an AP course are expected to take the AP exam at the end of
the semester to determine weighted credit appropriately.
Weighted courses: (for GPA)
Pre-AP: .5 increase weight
AP or Dual Credit 1.0 increase weight