Wichita Heights offers its students the opportunity to take college classes at several local area colleges. See below for specific information pertaining to WSU Tech's Jumpstart program as well as dual credit classes offered at various community colleges.
At WSU Tech, junior and senior students are able to take qualified career and technical college courses for free through the Jumpstart program. These "academy" courses are offered at one of four WSU Tech campuses in Wichita, with the location depending on the program chosen. More information on free courses offered by WSU Tech, as well as locations for all the academies, can be found in the PDF below. Students will take classes either in the morning or in the afternoon, depending on what time the block is offered.
If students take classes at one of the campuses in the morning, they will return to Heights to complete the rest of their scheduled classes in the afternoon (and vice versa). Transportation is provided to and from the campus for free if needed. If enrolled in one of the academies, students are eligible to rent textbooks at a discounted price. If interested, click here to begin the process of being admitted into WSU Tech.
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Mrs. Lacey will hold meetings during Advocacy to discuss important information pertaining to the WSU Tech Block program. These meetings will provide information regarding requirements to participate in the program and deadlines to apply for free tuition.* Pay attention to your student email, the morning announcements, and your CCC Team for details on when these meetings will be held for interested sophomores and juniors. Please visit Mrs. Lacey in the CCC or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions on how to be admitted into the program.
*Note: Students are eligible to take courses at WSU Tech for free outside of school hours, but transportation is not provided and students will need to pay the full cost of their books.*
Dual Credit at Community Colleges
The following community colleges offer dual credit classes. General education classes are priced at a reduced rate, and qualified career and technical college courses are offered for free. Please see each specific school below for details.
All students are expected to pay for their books. If you're interested in enrolling in dual credit courses at one of these colleges, please see your alpha counselor.
More information for each college is listed below: