Annual Report on Concurrent Enrollment for 2014-15
In collaboration with the Department of Higher Education, CDE released the Annual Report on Concurrent Enrollment in May 2016 with new data highlighting the enrollment and outcomes of Concurrent Enrollment students in the 2014-2015 school year. Highlights include:
- Concurrent Enrollment continues to see sustained increases in participation, up 13% statewide with 23,127 students participating in 2014-15.
- Statewide, 94% of districts and 84% of high schools offer Concurrent Enrollment programs.
- The majority of concurrent enrollment hours taken by students - 93% - were passed in 2014-15 (up from 89% in the previous year).
- More than 1,200 students in Concurrent Enrollment programs earned some type of postsecondary credential in 2014-15.
- More than half of students who participated in ASCENT in 2014-15 were Hispanic, a minority group that is historically underrepresented in postsecondary education.
- Students who participated in dual enrollment programs in high school had higher first-year credit hour accumulation, grade point averages, and retention rates in college.
Annual Legislative Reports
- 2014-15 School Year
- 2013-14 School Year
- 2012-13 School Year
- 2011-12 School Year
- 2010-11 School Year
- 2009-10 School Year
Statute, Legislation, and Rules
- This overview of Concurrent Enrollment policy and example practices provide guidance, support, and ideas for districts, schools, and institutions of higher education looking to implement or grow their concurrent enrollment opportunities.
- Concurrent Enrollment Transparency Act (HB 16-1144) Sample Wording (Doc)
- Guidelines for the administration of the ASCENT program, as established by the Concurrent Enrollment Advisory Board.
2016 October Count Resource Guide (pages 49-52)
Frequently Asked Questions
- Concurrent Enrollment Programs FAQS (applicable to both CE and ASCENT)
- House bill 15-1275 clarified that work-based learning opportunities, such as course work related to pre-apprenticeship programs and internship programs may be included in concurrent enrollment programs.
- Technical assistance document from CDE's Exceptional Student Services Unit