Dual Enrollment Brookdale CC
DUAL ENROLLMENT/ Brookdale Community College.
Seniors have an opportunity to explore their interests and take courses at Brookdale Community College that may not be available at RFH, while still meeting the colleges’ recommended academic course load, as well as RFH and state graduation requirements. Participation is optional. Students must meet the following testing prerequisites- Click on the highlighted link for more information about the program.
- pass all sections of the Accuplacer test, administered by Brookdale Community College
- OR submit SAT scores of 530 Math and/or 480 Critical Reading/Writing (March 2016 or later)
- OR submit ACT scores of Reading 23 and/or Writing 23 and/or Math 22.
Students may select one of two schedules:
AM release time: Students are excused from periods 1-4 Course # 002008
AM Dual Enrollment Students will take 4 courses including English, PE and Lunch (unless it is waived to take an additional academic course) at RFH (periods 5-8) and 2 courses (limited availability) at Brookdale Community College EACH Semester.*
PM release time: Students are excused from periods 6-9 Course # 002009
PM Dual Enrollment Students will take 5 courses including English, PE, Lunch (unless it is waived to take an additional course) at RFH (periods 1-5) , and 2 courses at Brookdale Community College EACH Semester.
Students are held to the academic and civic standards of BOTH institutions to maintain Dual Enrollment status. Students should become familiar with both R-FH and Brookdale’s student handbooks.
- Course titles and final grades from Brookdale are included on the students RFH High School transcripts.
- Students will be awarded 3.75 high school credits for successful completion of each Brookdale Community College course
- Students who must withdraw from a Dual Enrollment course(s) during the semester must present a current grade report indicating their exit grade. The student will earn a WP or WF dependent on their exit grade.
- Final grades in each course (Semester 1 and Semester 2) will be weighted as Advanced Placement /Dual Enrollment courses. A grade of “P” will be entered for each course in first and third quarter, as only a final grade ( at the end of each college semester) is reported from Brookdale.
- Students must have a minimum combined C average (2.0) in both courses for the fall semester, or they will not be permitted to attend in the spring semester
- Students will receive grades and college credit for Brookdale courses according to Brookdale’s policies. Students who want transcripts of their Brookdale grades sent to colleges, etc. are responsible for contacting Brookdale themselves.
- Students are responsible for any costs incurred, including but not limited to: transportation, tuition, fees. Be sure to account for these factors prior to registration for this program.