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How do I become eligible for CCP?

We are so excited you’re interested in Career & College Promise at Carteret CC. CCP is an incredible opportunity for high school students to earn college credits tuition free while still in high school. The program provides seamless dual enrollment for eligible North Carolina high school students and can help accelerate your completion of college certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees in preparation for the workplace or in preparation for transfer to a four-year college or university. So don’t wait! Find out how to become eligible below and get started today.

Pathway | College Transfer

High school students interested in the College Transfer CCP Pathway must meet the eligibility requirements outlined below. 

GRADES   |   9th & 10th

OPTION 1

  1. Be identified as gifted by local AIG plan in English/reading and math; and
  2. Demonstrate college readiness in English/reading and mathematics on an approved assessment (See Attachment A on the CCP Procedures Manual); and
  3. Receive recommendation verifying the student has maturity to enroll from high school principal or equivalent administrator and recommendation of AIG Coordinator (if one is employed by the district); and
  4. Receive approval of college president or the college’s chief student development administrator or the college’s chief academic officer; and
  5. Receive written consent of the student’s parent/guardian; and
  6. Receive academic advising prior to enrollment in the program.
OR

OPTION 2

  1. Be identified as academically or intellectually gifted in English, reading and math on an aptitude and achievement test as evidenced by a score in the range between the 92nd percentile and the 99th percentile on an aptitude and an achievement test included in the Mental Measurements Yearbook published by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements; and
  2. Demonstrate college readiness in English, reading and mathematics on an approved assessment (See Attachment A on the CCP Procedures Manual); and
  3. Receive recommendation verifying the student has maturity to enroll from high school principal or equivalent administrator and recommendation of AIG Coordinator (if one is employed by the district); and
  4. Receive approval of college president or the college’s chief student development administrator or the college’s chief academic officer; and
  5. Receive written consent of the student’s parent/guardian; and
  6. Receive academic advising prior to enrollment in the program.

GRADES   |   11th & 12th

  1. Have an unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.8 on high school courses
OR

2. Demonstrate college readiness in English, reading and mathematics on an approved assessment (See Attachment A on the CCP Procedures Manual)

Pathway | Career & Technical Education (CTE)

High school students interested in the Career & Technical Education (CTE) CCP Pathway must meet the eligibility requirements outlined below. 

GRADES   |   9th & 10th

OPTION 1

  1. Have the recommendation of the high school principal or his/her designee and have the recommendation of the college’s Chief Academic Officer or Chief Student Development Administrator; and
  2. Pass Math I with a grade of C or better; and
  3. Score a 3, 4, or 5 on the End of Course assessment (EOC) for Math I; and
  4. Score a 3, 4, or 5 on the 8th grade End of Grade ELA assessment.
OR

OPTION 2

  1. Have the recommendation of the high school principal or his/her designee and recommendation of the college’s Chief Academic Officer or Chief Student Development Administrator; and
  2. Demonstrate college readiness in English, reading, and mathematics on an assessment (See Attachment A on the CCP Procedures Manual).

GRADES   |   11th & 12th

  1. Have an unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.8 on high school courses
OR

2. Demonstrate college readiness in English, reading and mathematics on an approved assessment (See Attachment A on the CCP Procedures Manual)

OR

3. Have the recommendation of the high school principal or his/her designee and his/her rationale for recommendation in place of GPA requirement (assessment scores should be considered) and have the recommendation of the college’s Chief Academic Officer or Chief Student Development Administrator.

Additional Eligibility Notes

  • Freshman and sophomores can only enroll in Engineering, Industrial, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Transportation Systems, Construction, and Business Technologies programs.
  • Freshman and sophomores may not enroll in any CTE programs that contain UGETC (Universal General Education Transfer Courses)
  • Students interested in Health Science CTE pathways must meet the eligibility requirements of those selective admissions programs (2.8 GPA or college readiness on RISE placement test). Health Science CTE pathways are not open to 9th and 10th graders.
  • Some Health Science programs have age restrictions. See age requirements under “Important Documents” above.
  • Students interested in the Crystal Coast Fire Academy must turn 17 within the semester they start.

PROGRAM CONTACT

Contact for Home School/Private School students
Caitlyn Andrews
252-222-6286
ccp@carteret.edu

 

Contact for Carteret County Public School students
Lisa Nathan
252-222-7992
lisa.nathan@carteretk12.org

Appointments can be scheduled with Lisa Nathan for Carteret County Public School students here.

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