• In the fall of 2013 ACHS and Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC)  partnered together to offer a new College Transfer Cohort program to qualifying ACHS seniors . The purpose of this program is to allow students the opportunity to get an early start on their college degree and save money.

     
    Starting in the 2016/2017 school year the Cohort will become a Junior/Senior Cohort.


      Students must meet College Transfer Eligibility Requirements for all

    College Transfer Course a

    College Readiness* Benchmarks on Approved Diagnostic Assessment Tests Test


    PLAN

    PSAT 2014 and earlier

    PSAT 2015 and after

    COMPASS


    Accuplacer


    SAT

    ACT

    English

    15

    45

    26

    70 Writing

    86 Sentence Skills

    500

    18

    Reading

    18

    47

    26

    81 Reading

    80 Reading

    500

    22

    Math

    19

    47

    24.5

    47 Pre-Algebra and

    66 Algebra

    55 Arithmetic and

    75 Elem. Algebra

    500

    22




    NC DAP

    English and Reading

    Composite score of 151 or higher

    Math

    7 on each assessment for DMA 010 thru 060


    Juniors & Seniors with a weighted GPA of 3.0 and meeting "College Readiness" testing requirements are eligible to take the pre-selected college transfer classes through the Cohort from the Associate of Arts degree pathway, college transfer credit towards a 64-hour AA degree to be completed at CVCC. Students will also earn one high school general elective honors credit for each course EXCEPT ACA 122.

     

    *Students can only register for this program through an ACHS school counselor.