• Dual Credit and AP Information

  • Dual Credit & Dual Enrollment CoursesReach Out

    Dual credit and dual enrollment programs provide students the opportunity to take college courses during the school year which can earn them college credits along with high school credit toward graduation.  Dual credit courses offer students the opportunity to being earning college credits  at no cost prior to high school graduation.  Students are also able to demonstrate their readiness for college level coursework.


    At Austin HS, our dual credit and dual enrollment partners are Houston Community College and The University of Texas at Austin through their TEXAS Extended Campus.   Students are taught on the Austin HS campus by an Austin HS teacher, HCC instructor or a UT instructor collaborating with an Austin HS teacher.


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  • Advanced Placement (AP) Courses

    Advanced Placement courses are college-level courses developed by the AP Program through the College Board.  These courses offer students the opportunity to challenge themselves with college-level work and potentially earn college credit and/or skip introductory courses.  AP courses also allow students to demonstrate their readiness for college level coursework.


    Austin HS offers 15 Advanced Placement Courses taught by Austin HS teachers.  Students can request to take AP courses during the spring course selection process and by speaking directly with their grade level counselor. 


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