Kish-On-Campus Dual Credit Procedures

If you sign up for a dual credit class for next year (2018-2019), you must complete all of the following steps to be enrolled in your class. See your Counselor if you have questions.

1. Apply to Kishwaukee College

  • Visit www.kish.edu (click the “apply” button at the top)
  • This must be completed before you can take the Accuplacer placement test or register.
  • Complete this form in the counseling office or online at home.
  • 2. Determine Placement

    Placement may be determined by ACT or SAT scores, cumulative high school G.P.A., and/or taking the ACCUPLACER placement test. Check with your high school counselor

    Course NumberCourse NameACT Minimum ScoreSAT Minimum ScoreCumulative H.S. G.P.A. (after 5 semesters)ACCUPLACER Placement Score
    BIO 103General Biology(ACT English 22 or ACT Composite 22) and ACT Math 23SAT Reading & Writing 500 and Math 5503.5 (waives out of ENG pre-req only)WritePlacer 5-8 and Elementary Algebra 61-120
    ENG 103Composition IACT English 22 or ACT Composite 22SAT Reading & Writing 5003.5WritePlacer 5-8
    MAT 150College AlgebraACT Math 23SAT Math 550N/AElementary Algebra 81-120
    MAT 155TrigonometryN/AN/AN/A
    College-Level Math 56-120
    PLS 140GovernmentN/AN/AN/AN/A
    HIS 220US HistoryN/AN/AN/AN/A

    3. Take placement test, if needed, by April 9, 2018.

  • Take the bus to Kishwaukee College in March 14th or 15th. You must sign up for this in the School Counseling Department by March 7th to secure a spot OR
  • Schedule the Accuplacer test on your own: You can contact the Kishwaukee College Enrollment Services at (815) 825-9514 to schedule a placement test appointment on the Kishwaukee College campus. Appointments are available Mondays – Thursdays at 9:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m.
  • A photo ID is required for testing.
  • All testing must be complete by April 9th, 2018 to qualify for a Dual Credit class at SHS.
  • You may bring a pencil and calculator to the test. Most calculators are allowed. Here is a link to tips for preparing for the Accuplacer test and other testing information: https://www.kish.edu/services-testing-services/placement
  • 4. Complete registration form and return by April 16, 2018.

    Registration forms are available in the Counseling Office. Students will NOT be registered for the dual credit course(s) if placement requirements are not met. Schedules for the high school course will be changed to non-dual credit classes. Students may use one registration form for all dual credit classes.

    5. Pay for your course(s).

    Tuition bills will be mailed to your home after registration is completed. Tuition is due by July and must be paid in order to stay enrolled in the dual credit class.