AP, Dual Credit or Dual Enrollment/On Ramps?

  • LVISD offers a variety of classes for those students who wish to pursue a more rigorous preparation for post-secondary studies. Our secondary Advanced Academic courses offer opportunities for students to work above their current grade level and prepare to potentially earn college credit while still in high school. LVHS currently offers 26 different courses with opportunity to obtain college credit. 


    Advanced Placement  (AP)
    Advanced Placement is a program run by the College Board (the makers of the SAT) that allows you to take courses at your high school, which may earn you college credit and/or qualify you for more advanced classes when you begin college.



    Dual Credit (DC)
     The Dual Credit program with Alamo Colleges allows eligible high schools students to earn college credit for certain high school courses. In order for a student to participate, their high school must be approved to offer dual credit courses. Dual Credit students can take courses during the fall and spring semesters only



    Dual Enrollment - On Ramps (OR)
    OnRamps works through a dual enrollment model. Using a hybrid delivery approach, students meet rigorous university-level college readiness standards and have the opportunity to earn UT Austin credit from a UT faculty member and high school credit from their local teacher. All OnRamps courses can be applied to the Texas Common Core and are guaranteed to transfer to any public institution in Texas. https://onramps.utexas.edu/ 



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