Eligibility for CCP Pathways

Career and Technical Education Pathway Eligibility

For the Career Technical Education (CTE) Pathway:

To be eligible to enroll as a Freshman or Sophomore: 

  1. Be a high school freshman or sophomore, and
  2. Have the recommendation of the high school principal or his/her designee and his/her rationale for recommendation (in memo form); and
  3. Grade of C or better in Math I, EOC score of 3, 4, or 5 for Math I, and EOG score of 3, 4, or 5 for 8th grade ELA Assessment; or 
  4. Demonstrate college readiness on an approved assessment in English, Reading, and Math (see College Readiness Benchmarks/Attachment A below)

NOTE: Eligible 9th and 10th grade CTE students may only enroll in pathways without UGETC courses in the following pathways: 

  • Engineering Technologies (40xxx)
  • Construction Technology (35xxx)
  • Business Technologies (25xxx)
    • **Information Technologies (25xxx) are also available

9th/10th CTE Eligibility Documentation Checklist (Printable PDF)
9th/10th CTE Pathway Eligibility Flowchart (Printable PDF)

NOTE: Some CTE pathways require testing to be eligible for courses within the pathways.
NOTE: CCP Staff will work closely with 9th and 10th-grade students to determine eligibility. 


To be eligible to enroll as a Junior or Senior: 

  1. Be a high school junior or senior, and
  2. Have an unweighted GPA of 2.8 or better on high school courses; or 
  3. Demonstrate college readiness on an approved assessment in English, Reading, and Math (See College Readiness Benchmarks/Attachment A below); or 
  4. Have the recommendation of the high school principal/designee and his/her rationale (in memo form) for student participation (if GPA is lower than requirement)

11th/12th Grade CTE Eligibility Documentation Checklist (Printable PDF)

NOTE: All students must meet course prerequisites in order to be registered. 


For continuation in the program:

To maintain eligibility for continued enrollment, a student must: 

  1. Continue to progress toward high school graduation: and
  2. Maintain a GPA of 2.0 in college coursework after completing two courses. 

College Readiness Benchmarks
(Attachment A)

*CCP Program Eligibility Benchmarks on Approved Diagnostic Assessment Tests

Test PSAT 10 and PSAT/NMSQT
(2015 and Future)
SAT
(March 2016 and Future)
Pre-ACT and
ACT
NC DAP (NCCCS Cut Score) RISE Placement
Test
English 26 or a composite score of 460 for Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing 480
composite score for Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing
18 Composite score of 151 or higher   70 or higher on Tier 1 and
Tier 2
 (See RISE placement)
Reading 26 or a composite score of 460 for Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing 22
Mathematics   24.5 or 510   530 22   7 on each assessment for DMA 010 thru 060     70 or higher on Tier 1 and
Tier 2 and
Tier 3
(See RISE placement Guide)  
Advanced Placement (AP) International Baccalaureate (IB) Cambridge International Examinations
English, Language and Composition 3 or higher IB English A (Standard or Higher Level) 4 or higher AS Level English Language C or higher
English, Literature and Composition 3 or higher IB Mathematics (Higher Level) 4 or higher A Level English Language C or higher
Calculus AB 3 or higher IB Advanced Mathematics (Higher Level) 4 or higher AS Level Language and Literature in English C or higher
Calculus BC 3 or higher IB Mathematical Studies (Standard Level) 4 or higher AS Level Math C or higher
*To be eligible for enrollment in a College Transfer Pathway, students must demonstrate college readiness in English, reading, and mathematics on an approved test or tests. Eligibility may be demonstrated by achieving the required scores on a single test or by combining test scores from any of the approved assessments. For example, a student may combine a 22 on ACT math with 480 on SAT composite score for evidenced based reading and writing to demonstrate college readiness. A Level Math C or higher
A Level
Mathematics –
Further
C or higher

College Transfer Pathway Eligibility

For the College Transfer (CT) Pathway:

To be eligible to enroll as a Freshman or Sophomore: 

  1. Be a high school freshman or sophomore; and
  2. Be identified as gifted by local AIG plan in English/Reading and Math; or
    aptitude and achievement test scores for English, Reading, and Math (92nd to 99th percentiles) in the Mental Measurements Yearbook published by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements; and
  3. Demonstrate college readiness in English, Reading, and Math on an approved assessment (See College Readiness Benchmarks/Attachment A below); and
  4. Receive recommendation (verifying maturity to enroll) of high school principal (or equivalent administrator) via memo; and
  5. Receive written consent of the student's parent/guardian via memo; and
  6. Receive mandatory academic advising prior to course registration

9th/10th Grade CT Eligibility Documentation Checklist (Printable PDF)
9th/10th Grade CT Pathway Eligibility Flowchart (Printable PDF)


Recommended Local AIG Plan Documentation Identifying Placement in ALL Areas (Local Plan: Wake County)

  1. Individual Student Profile (ISP) (ISP Example)
  2. Differentiated Education Plan (DEP) (DEP Example)

List of Acceptable Aptitude and Achievement Tests:

  1. CogAT (Aptitude) (Score Report Example)
  2. IOWA (Achievement) (Score Report Example)
  3. Woodcock-Johnson IV (Achievement) (Score Report Example)

**Any other Aptitude and Achievement tests submitted will be reviewed for eligibility. 
NOTE: CCP Staff will work closely with 9th and 10th grade students to determine eligibility. 


To be eligible to enroll as a Junior or Senior: 

  1. Be a high school junior or senior, and
  2. Have an unweighted GPA of 2.8 on high school courses; or 
  3. Demonstrate college readiness in English, Reading, and Math on an approved assessment (See College Readiness Benchmarks/Attachment A below).

11th/12th Grade Eligibility Documentation Checklist (Printable PDF)

NOTE: All students must meet course prerequisites in order to be registered. 


For continuation in the program:

To maintain eligibility for continued enrollment, a student must: 

  1. Continue to progress toward high school graduation: and
  2. Maintain a GPA of 2.0 in college coursework after completing two courses. 

College Readiness Benchmarks
(Attachment A)

*CCP Program Eligibility Benchmarks on Approved Diagnostic Assessment Tests 

Test PSAT 10 and PSAT/NMSQT
(2015 and Future)
SAT
(March 2016 and Future)
Pre-ACT and
ACT
NC DAP (NCCCS Cut Score) RISE Placement
Test
English 26 or a composite score of 460 for Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing 480
composite score for Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing
18 Composite score of 151 or higher   70 or higher on Tier 1 and
Tier 2
 (See RISE placement)
Reading 26 or a composite score of 460 for Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing 22
Mathematics   24.5 or 510   530 22   7 on each assessment for DMA 010 thru 060     70 or higher on Tier 1 and
Tier 2 and
Tier 3
(See RISE placement Guide)  
Advanced Placement (AP) International Baccalaureate (IB) Cambridge International Examinations
English, Language and Composition 3 or higher IB English A (Standard or Higher Level) 4 or higher AS Level English Language C or higher
English, Literature and Composition 3 or higher IB Mathematics (Higher Level) 4 or higher A Level English Language C or higher
Calculus AB 3 or higher IB Advanced Mathematics (Higher Level) 4 or higher AS Level Language and Literature in English C or higher
Calculus BC 3 or higher IB Mathematical Studies (Standard Level) 4 or higher AS Level Math C or higher
*To be eligible for enrollment in a College Transfer Pathway, students must demonstrate college readiness in English, reading, and mathematics on an approved test or tests. Eligibility may be demonstrated by achieving the required scores on a single test or by combining test scores from any of the approved assessments. For example, a student may combine a 22 on ACT math with 480 on SAT composite score for evidenced based reading and writing to demonstrate college readiness. A Level Math C or higher
A Level
Mathematics –
Further
C or higher