Earn College Credit In High School: Resources for Students and Parents

Lakeshore offers multiple ways for students to earn college credits while still in high school. Take a look!

Start College Now

While enrolled in college-level courses, juniors and seniors can earn both high school and college credit, potentially saving time and money toward a chosen degree. LEARN MORE

Youth Apprenticeships 

Youth Apprenticeships offer juniors and seniors the opportunity to learn about a career area by working with a local employer. Apprentices are paid for their work hours, receive on-the-job training, and complete coursework related to their career interest. Students also earn credit toward their high school graduation. LEARN MORE

Transcripted Credit

Courses are taught by certified high school teachers using Lakeshore curriculum. Students enrolled in transcripted credit courses must achieve a C or better on Lakeshore’s grading scale in order to gain college-level credit. LEARN MORE

Advanced Standing

Courses are taught by high school teachers using curriculum that aligns approximately 80% with an Lakeshore course. Students must complete courses with a B or better and enroll in a Wisconsin Technical College System program and/or coursework within a specific timeframe in order to be granted advanced standing status. LEARN MORE

College Here & Now

This opportunity to earn a college technical diploma without ever leaving your high school, and without any tuition cost, is available at several high schools within our Lakeshore district. LEARN MORE