A type of advanced academic class that earns you high school and college credit at the same time.

    Benefits of Enrolling in Dual Credit Courses:
    • Time and Money Savings - Tuition, Fees and Books are paid by SSAISD
    • Transferability - College credits transfer to most public colleges and universities
    • College Experience - Ease the transition from High School to College

    Students not enrolled in the Early College Academy or P-TECH can earn up to 42 core college credit hours through Dual Credit classes at Palo Alto College and/or Texas A&M Universit, San Antonio. 

    Students must qualify to take Dual Credit classes.


    West Campus H.S. Dual Credit Application Form

    Parent Consent Form

    Additional information can be found at : Palo Alto College Dual Credit


    Available Dual Credit Courses:

    • 9th
      • Spring -Art Appreciation DC
    • 10th
      • Fall-Intro to Speech DC
    • 11th
      • Fall-English III DC & U.S. History DC
      • Spring-English III DC & U.S. History DC
    • 12th 
      • Fall-English IV DC & Government DC
      • Spring-English IV DC & Texas Govt DC & Psychology DC