Dual Credit allows a high school student to earn college credit and high school credit simultaneously. Typically, Academic Dual Credit is awarded through San Antonio College. Career and Technical Dual Credit is awarded through St. Philip’s College, Palo Alto College, and San Antonio College.
Please be aware that the Dual Credit process is long and takes several steps to complete. It is critical that you read all the information in this handbook so as not to miss something that could determine whether your student qualifies for dual credit or not. Below you will see blue hyperlinks that will connect you with websites and important resources that we are providing. Please click on these blue links for more details. PLEASE CAREFULLY READ ALL PARTS OF THIS HANDBOOK!! All the information you need to know is listed below.
Due March 15th - 2022-2023 Apply Texas Handbook (Red Packet)
Due March 22nd - 2022-2023 Madison Dual Credit Handbook (Green Packet)
In case you missed it, here is the Dual Credit Presentation from January 25th
Dual Credit Information
Here is a brief overview of the 6 Dual Credit Steps. Please select each individual step under the Steps section to review the specific instructions and requirements.
- TSIA2 Brochure
- TSIA2 and Accuplacer Practice
- TSIA2 Student Portal and Resources Flyer
- TSIA2 Steps to Share Student Test Scores
- TSIA2 Individualized Practice (Post TSIA2 results)
Dual Credit Steps
Step 1 - ApplyTexas Visual Directions
Step 2 - Banner ID - Email Mrs. Clarke
Step 3 - Complete GOFAARR/PAA - Submit Checklist to Counselor
Step 4 - Meet Testing Requirements
- Review the TSIA Test Prep
- Take the TSIA2 Exam or ACT/SAT in order to qualify for Dual Credit
Step 5 - Meet Testing Requirements
Step 6 - Submit the Dual Credit Checklist and the HSP Parent Consent Forms
(also located in the DC Handbook) to the counseling office by the deadline.
Dual Credit How To...
Please refer to this chart in order to see what test scores will qualify your student for dual credit. Please remember that this chart has all classes taught in NEISD. If you want to know what courses are offered at Madison, please refer to the Madison test score requirements listed under dual credit steps.