Important Documents and Resources
Academic High School Dual Credit Programs and Handbooks
Career & Technical Dual Credit
Earn College Credit in High School with Dual Credit at NEISD
NEISD students can get a head start on their college degree and save on tuition by earning college credit while still in high school through dual credit programs. NEISD partners with San Antonio College, St. Philip’s College, and Palo Alto College to offer academic and career-focused dual credit courses to eligible students.
Why Take Dual Credit Courses?
Taking dual credit in high school offers many benefits:
- Earn college credits before graduating high school, getting a head start on a degree.
- Save money on tuition by completing college credits at high school dual credit rates.
- Get ready for college by experiencing advanced college-level academics with the support of high school faculty.
- Explore interests with dual credit courses spanning various academic areas.
- Stand out on applications with college credits signaling motivation and readiness for higher academics.
Apply for Dual Credit Courses
Students should consult with their school counselors about applying for the dual credit program to take advantage of the opportunity to accelerate their academic progress. Counselors can guide eligible students through the application process and getting started with college-level courses while still in high school.
Review the requirements for dual credit below and contact your high school counselor today to learn about applying for the dual credit program at NEISD!
Follow These Steps to Enroll in Dual Credit Courses
Dual credit allows high school students to take college courses and earn credit towards both their high school diploma and college degree. Follow these steps to enroll in dual credit:
- Complete the ApplyTexas college application.
- Review your school's Dual Credit Handbook and submit the checklist by the deadline.
- Prepare for the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA2) with test preps.
- Take the TSIA2 placement exam or the ACT/SAT to qualify.
- Submit your Dual Credit Checklist to counseling by the deadline.
The TSIA2 exam determines readiness for college-level academics. It is a Texas state-mandated assessment that evaluates college readiness in reading, writing, and math. The TSIA2 identifies areas for improvement to help students prepare for college-level coursework. Passing the exam is required to qualify for dual credit. Speak to your high school counselor about registering for the TSIA2.
Dual Credit Partner Information and Resources
NEISD partners with several local colleges to provide academic and career-focused dual credit courses to high school students.
Academic Dual Credit Info
Career and Technical Dual Credit Info
Dual Credit Resources
Explore the websites of each dual credit partner to get details on various courses, requirements, and program resources offered through our college partnerships.
Transcripts For Dual Credit Students
Dual Credit students do not automatically receive a transcript. However, beginning June 19, 2023, Dual Credit students may request a transcript from San Antonio College using their online system. The Registrar charges a fee for each transcript ordered, which is a residential fee, not an NEISD fee. Students can access SAC records and transcripts for the request form and additional information.
Academic High School Dual Credit Information
Roosevelt HS will potentially be offering the following Dual Credit Courses for the 2023-24 school year: AP US History, AP US Government, AP Spanish Language, and AP French Language. Additional dual credit courses will be offered in spring 2024. The deadline to complete the Apply Texas application, set up an ACES account and complete the required modules is March 21, 2023. The deadline to complete all the steps of the fall dual credit application is March 29, 2023. Students are encouraged to begin the application process ASAP to allow enough time to complete all the required steps. The Dual Credit Presentation, Apply Texas Handbook, and TR Academic Dual Credit Handbook will guide students through the entire application process.
Dual Credit Steps
Click here for step-by-step Instructions.
Request a SAC Official Transcript
Click here to request an official transcript from SAC to be sent to the college or university you plan to attend.