Step 1: Attend an Information Session.
Please plan to attend one of our informational sessions in February. Students currently in 10th grade at partner institutions (Lake County Schools and the Montverde Academy) will receive a HSCA Information Card at school to bring home and a mailer sent to your home address.
Step 2: Sign Up and Complete PERT (Postsecondary Educational Readiness Test)
To qualify for dual enrollment, students must earn qualifying scores on the PERT. In February students should sign up for the PERT at their high school and study for the three-part test. Private school, virtual school, and home school students should send an email to the HSCA@LSSC.EDU to discuss PERT qualifying. A student may use SAT or ACT scores to qualify.
Students must have qualifying scores to apply to the 11th-grade entry program. Current PERT qualifying scores are:
Step 3: Complete and Submit the Application:
Students will received an application at the Info Nights. Once completed, the application should be submitted to your school counselor in the high school guidance office. Private School, virtual school and home school students should contact us at HSCA@LSSC.EDU for specific procedures.
Here are the detailed steps to apply for admissions into the HSCA Two-Year Program: