Parents and Families
Parents and families play a pivotal role in a student's future and the Alamo Colleges District strives to provide you with all the information you may need during this time of excitement.
The opportunities a higher education can provide is important to talk with your student about at an early age. A college education is the pathway to many opportunites in life, and the sooner your student understands, they will be more willing to engage in their future career by working hard to achieve their goals.
Pathways to College
Early preparation for college begins with a college-oriented mindset. We encourage high school students to take advantage our programs designed engage students in active college learning. High school students are given opportunities to earn college credits, earn a college degree by the time they graduate from high school, and event take a lead with paid internships.
Dual Credit Early College High School
The Alamo Academies is a nationall recognized program which allows juniors and seniors in high school to attain certificates that lead to high-wage jobs or to furthering their academic career. The programs offers Level 1 certificates opportunities with paid internships.
The Alamo Colleges Dual Credit program offers high school students the opportunity to receive college credit while in high school. Dual credit classes are held at the high school campus and are taught by either school teachers who meet adjunct faculty requirements or college instructors. Find out today if your son or daughter's campus is a partner of the Alamo Colleges Dual Credit program.
Early College High School provides students with up to 60 college credit hours, with a substantial amount of support and guidance to obtain an Associate Degree of Arts, Science, or Applied Science. Classes are held at the traditional high school or even at a standalone school on a college campus.