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Eligibility for High School College Now Concurrent Enrollment


To be eligible for admission as a high school student concurrently enrolled at Johnson County Community College, each applicant shall be required to meet criteria, pursuant to the Kansas Board of Regents Policy for Concurrent Enrollment of High School Students in Eligible Postsecondary Institutions, Kansas Statute Annotated 72-11a03, 72-962, 72-987, 72-1111, Kansas House Bill 2575, and Kansas Senate Bill 541.

Grades 10, 11 and 12

Concurrently enrolled students (defined as a person, in grades 10, 11 or 12) must meet institutional enrollment requirements, follow institutional procedures regarding assessment/placement, and satisfy course prerequisites.

Students who have not yet graduated from high school will be officially registered or enrolled as non-degree seeking students at JCCC.


7th and 8th Grade Gifted Students

Seventh and 9th grade students are eligible to enroll in credit classes by completing the following requirements:

  • Submit an application for admission.
  • Submit a copy of a current Individual Educational Plan (IEP) from a public school to the JCCC Admissions Office.
  • Provide ACT scores with a 23 or higher in English, Reading and Math, or
  • Take the JCCC assessment test.
  • Student and parent must meet with program director of Admissions after above material is submitted.
  • Student and parent must meet with an academic counselor to select courses. Enrollment is limited to online, self-paced or course by arrangement.

All the above tests must have been taken within two years of enrollment.

Note: If you do not meet the above testing requirements for 7th and 8th grade admittance, you will not be eligible to enroll in credit courses offered at JCCC at this time.


9th Grade Gifted Students

Ninth grade students are eligible to enroll in credit classes by completing the following requirements:

  • Submit an application for admission.
  • Submit a copy of a current Individual Educational Plan (IEP) from a public school to the JCCC Admissions Office.
  • Student and parent must meet with program director of Admissions after above material is submitted.