ACCA Student Admissions Criteria
To be considered for ACCA admissions, students must:
- Have a minimum of (6) Carnegie units of course credit with a 2.0 high school GPAA
- Commit to enrolling in a career pathway
- Not be more than 2 high school credits deficient
- Must have an overall attendance rate of at least 90%
- Pass all courses in the semester prior to which they are planning to attend.
To be considered for college level classes:
Rising 10th or 11th grade student:
- Achieve the entrance assessment score requirements of:
- ACCUPLACER exam with a minimum score of 249 (60) in Writing, 236 (55) in Reading, and 229 (34) in Arithmetic, OR
- PSAT exam with a minimum score of 23 in Reading, 24 in Writing and Language, and 22 in Math
- ACT exam with a minimum score of 12 in English, 13 in Reading, and 17 in Math, OR
- SAT exam with a minimum test score of 24 in Verbal/Critical Reading and 22 in Math
OR a rising 12th grade:
- Have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 OR
- Achieve the above entrance assessment score requirements
- Students will be required to take FSSE 1000 (First Semester Seminar) in their first year at the Career Academy.
- Part-Time students must take a minimum of (2) courses per semester.
- ACCUPLACER Exam:
- Although administered monthly, students are only able to test at the Career Academy every 30 days.
- Students who test in the adult literacy range will be required to show proof of remediation (i.e. Khan Academy, ACCUPLACER Prep, etc.) before they will be allowed to retake the placement exam.
Application and exam scores (ACCUPLACER, PSAT, ACT, or SAT) must be received no later than April 30th.