Planning to attend college can not begin to early. A solid foundation throughout elementary and middle school is important for planning high school courses and college readiness.
The high school curriculum is built with college in mind. Huckabay recommends the following coursework in high school:
|English – 4 credits||Mathematics – 4 credits|
|Social Studies – 3 ½ credits||Science – 4 credits|
|PE – 1 ½ credit||Health – ½ credit|
|Communication Applications – ½ credit||Technology Applications – 1 credit|
|Fine Arts – 1 credit||Economics/Free Enterprise – ½ credit|
|Spanish – 2 or 3 credits||Electives: Recommended Program – 3 ½ credits|
|Electives: Distinguished Achievement Program – 2 ½ credits||+ 4 advanced measures (test data/ college hours)|
State Graduation Requirements
One way to earn college credit is by taking dual credit courses. Huckabay High School currently offers dual credit courses through Weatherford College and Ranger College.
A second way to earn college credit is through ACT or SAT testing. Colleges award credit based on test scores. Students should check with the college/university about awarding credit.
The highest ranking graduate at each Texas public high school receives a certificate from the Texas Education Agency that can be used as a scholarship to cover tuition costs at any Texas public college or university.
Students ranked in the to 10 percent of their graduating class from an accredited public or private Texas high school are eligible for automatic admission to any Texas public university.