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- Students are responsible for the cost of tuition of courses from which they have withdrawn outside of the allowed window.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!