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Lamar High School

AN INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE WORLD SCHOOL

Dual Credit

 HCC IB
Houston Community College (HCC) and Lamar High School have entered into a partnership to offer dual credit courses on the Lamar campus. A dual credit course is a college course taken by a high school student where the student earns both college and high school credit. Eligible students may take 2 courses each semester which saves money and time toward college degrees before they finish high school.
 
Courses Offered:
Visit the College Corner for a list of offerings and eligibility approval. (Search on College Corner in the Directory for appropriate contacts)
 
 
Tuition:
Tuition is free, but students must purchase their textbooks and Lamar will buy back your books for a portion of the original cost. Eligible sophomores and juniors may take free Dual Credit classes for college credit in the summer.
 
Eligibility:
Juniors and seniors must meet these requirements for Dual Credit classes:
  • STARR EOC English II 4000, Algebra I 4000
  • SAT of 1070 in Critical Reading and Math with a minimum of 500 in each section OR
  • ACT composite of 23 or higher OR
  • TSI score minimum of 351 in Reading, 363 in Writing and 4 on the Essay
  • PSAT Critical Reading must have a minimum score of 50 and the Math score plus the Reading must equal a minimum 107 
Last Modified on June 12, 2017
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