Early College

Welcome to the Silvies River Charter School Early College program. We look forward to helping you get a jump start on your college journey. Our early college program is a dual credit program offering students the opportunity to earn college credit while also satisfying high school requirements. Please review the guidelines of our program below.

1. Students must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

2. Students must be 16 years old (certain colleges allow exceptions to this rule)

3. SRCS will pay up to $1725.00 per term for tuition and fees. (Summer term not included)

4. SRCS will pay up to $150.00 per term for books. (Summer term not included)

5. SRCS pays for each course title once.

6. Students are required to follow all registration processes set forth by the college of their choice. SRCS early college advisor, Jamie Siegner, will provide registration information.

7. In the case of a failed class, students will be required to cover tuition costs to re-take the course. Additionally, students would be required to show proof of passing another college course at their own expense before SRCS resumes payment for courses.










Early College Options

SRCS offers 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 both high school and college credits simultaneously. SRCS will pay up to $1725 each term for fall, winter and spring classes. SRCS will also offer a book allowance of $150 per term. Summer college classes are not paid for by SRCS. The goal of this program is to allow high school students to work toward an associates degree while still working toward earning their high school diploma.

There is a process (including taking a placement test at a community college) to enter this program. Interested students will need to contact Jamie Siegner at 541-589-2402. There are online and on campus options available from various community colleges. Classes must be approved by SRCS.

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.

Community Colleges:

  • Central Oregon Community College (COCC) - Bend, OR – 541 383-3741

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, www.cocc.edu/getting-started/high-school-student-steps/

  • Chemeketa Community College – Salem, Dallas & Woodburn Campus – 503- 399-5293

Students would be in the Expanded Option program with SRCS, www.chemeketa.edu/basicskills/highschoolpartnerships/dualcredit.html

  • Linn Benton Community College- Albany, OR (541) 917-4236

Students would be in the Campus High School Program, Linn Benton High School Program

Treasure Valley Community College – Ontario, OR 541 881-5806, www.tvcc.cc/academics/dual_credit.cfm

Students would complete the TVCC Dual Credit Form 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.

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.

Silvies River Charter School

Oregon Online Virtual Charter School

43277 Crane-Venator Rd, Crane, OR 97732

Email: s.winn@silviesrcs.org

Direct School Line: 541-589-2401

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