• Shelby County Public Schools

    Requirements/Agreements for Dual Credit Students


    • Students have access to up to 8 tuition-free dual credit courses during high school (maximum 2 tuition-free courses in one semester)
      • 6 courses paid for by Shelby County Public Schools
      • 2 courses paid through the KHEAA Dual Credit Scholarship (Jr and Sr only) Students are responsible for accepting this scholarship through KHEAA with support from the high school.
      • Assitional scholarships available for Career and Technical Education (CTE) Through Work Ready Scholarship
    • Students are responsible for the cost of books and online content required for classes.  (SCPS pays for books/online content for students qualifying for free meals.)
    • Students are responsible for the cost of additional classes at the current dual credit state rate of cost per credit hour. 
    • Students are responsible for the cost of tuition of courses that result in a failing grade.
    • Students are responsible for the cost of tuition of courses from which they have withdrawn outside of the allowed window.


    • Students must follow the JCTC calendar for their college classes.  Student must attend college classes at JCTC even if SCPS is on break.
    • Students must follow the JCTC inclement weather policy. Students must attend college classes if JCTC is open (even if SCPS is closed due to severe weather)

    ATTENDANCE @High School

    • All students must report to the designated classroom on days that their JCTC classes do not meet.  


    • “Remind 101” is used to communicate to students taking classes at JCTC.  Please be sure you are a member of the Dual Credit Remind group for your high school.


    • Courses can only be dropped within the timeline specified by SCPS.  Withdrawing from a course after the SCPS date will result in STUDENT PAYING FOR THE COURSE.
    • Meet with your counselor to discuss potential withdraws PRIOR to withdrawing
    • Classes must be dropped through JCTC.  High school counselors CANNOT remove students from JCTC classes.
    • Get a printout from JCTC to show that a class has been dropped.  Give a copy to your counselor.


    • Classes dropped AFTER THE SCPS deadline will result in a charge for the class to the student.
  • Transferring Dual-Credit Courses

    It's really important that you keep in mind how your dual-credit courses will transer once you begin college. Use the link below to search for schools and see how your dual-credit courses will transfer to public univerities/colleges in Kentucky.


    You can learn how your credits will transfer to private universiites/colleges or out of state universiites/colleges by contacting the admissions office of the specific school in which you are interested.


    If you need help with your dual-credit courses, we strongly encourage you attend tutoring sessions at JCTC!