College Credit Plus is Ohio’s dual enrollment program that provides students in grades 7-12 the opportunity to earn college and high school credits at the same time by taking courses from Ohio colleges or universities. The purpose of this program is to enhance students’ career readiness and postsecondary success, while providing a wide variety of options to college-ready students, at no or limited costs to students and families. (College credit plus: About. Ohio Higher Ed. (n.d.). Retrieved December 14, 2021, from https://www.ohiohighered.org/collegecreditplus) Please visit the Ohio Department of Education College Credit Plus webpage for more detailed information.
Students are required to attend an information session in order to participate. You can also view our annual notice here: Annual Notice. On our College Credit Plus Pages/Side Bar you will find application instructions specific to each school.
The Ohio Department of Education is making an effort to inform families about the possibility of mature content being included in curriculum in college level courses. This will be further discussed with your college advisors.
Students must review and sign a Letter of Intent by April 1st. The Letter of Intent is an agreement between the student (and family) and Tri-Valley Local Schools. This form is linked below or can be picked up in Student Services.
Process to Apply to College Credit Plus:
1. Attend College Credit Plus Information Night
2. Review the Mature Subject Matter document
3. Review, sign, and submit Letter of Intent to Student Services
4. Apply directly to college of choice
Link to Presentation
CCP Overview Document ODE
CCP FAQ Sheet ODE
Intent to Participate Form
Link to OUZ CCP video
For more information about CCP, visit the Student Services sidebar or https://www.ohiohighered.org/ccp/about.
Dual Enrollment Course Offerings
Here is a list of the courses taught at Tri-Valley High School by a high school teacher credentialed to teach college courses:
You can choose to enroll in classes at a local college as part of the CCP program. You must apply to the college you are interested in attending and will schedule classes through them.
Applications for local schools
Zane State College
Ohio State University - Newark
It is also recommended that you take the ACT test if you haven't already taken it. Register at www.actstudent.org.