Early College Options
Fall 2015, SRCS will begin offering a dual credit or Early College option for high school students that are at least 16 years old. Students may enroll with SRCS and a community college to earn dual credits for both high school and college. SRCS will pay up to $1300 each quarter for fall, winter and spring classes. SRCS will also offer a book allowance of $150 per quarter. Summer college classes are not paid for by SRCS. The goal of this program is to graduate interested students with a high school diploma and an Associate’s Degree when they graduate high school.
There is a process (includes taking a placement test at a community college) to enter this program, so interested Central/Eastern Oregon students will need to contact Tami Cornell 541-589-1932 and Willamette Valley students will need to contact Marie Brough 541-589-2839. There are online and on campus options available from various community colleges. Classes must be approved by a SRCS teacher or Superintendent..
Here are some quick links to some of the programs available. If you don’t see a community college that you are interested in, please let us know.
Central Oregon Community College (COCC) - Bend, OR – 541 383-3741 Shawna Berry, contact
Students would be under the Concurrent Enrollment program. There is an on-line application for students to complete. Students under 15 may be eligible for some college classes under this program. More information is on COCC’s website.
Chemeketa Community College – Salem, Dallas & Woodburn Campus – 503- 399-5293 Abby Hoffar, contact
Students would be in the Expanded Option program with SRCS.
Treasure Valley Community College – Ontario, OR 541 881-5806 Stephanie Oester, contact
Students would complete the Dual Credit Form at this website and select the College Choice program. To participate in this program, students must be a junior or senior and have a 3.0 g.p.a. Students that are sophomores or do not meet the College Choice requirements will be considered on an individual basis. These are on-line classes.
Following are the College Choice registration and start dates for this coming year:
Fall reg. Sept. 14-18, classes begin Sept. 21Winter reg. Dec, 28-31, classes begin Jan 4
Spring reg. March 21-25, classes begin March 28
Linn Benton Community College – Albany, OR 541 917-4236 Carol McKeil, contact
When you go to this site, there is a hyperlink to Campus High School Program Form that the student and parent complete and then send to SRCS for sign off and approval. Students would check the Expanded Option Program or Alternative Learning Program on the form. For Linn-Benton, you do not complete an admissions form, as this form serves the purpose.
12/2015 We are currently working to develop another new partnership for our students: Blue Mountain Community College (BMCC) - Pendleton, OR. We will post links as soon as they become available.
It is important to note classes fill up quickly. Our students may not always get admitted into the classes they request due to spaces filling up quickly. The sooner you begin the process, the more apt you are to get the classes you desire. Some colleges are already beginning the registration process for Fall 2015.