• ASCENT - Accelerating Students through Concurrent Enrollment at Pikes Peak State College (PPSC) and Colorado State University Pueblo (CSUP)

    Get a year or more of college paid for!

    Important dates to remember:

    November 7th- Meet with your counselor to be added to the ASCENT interest form. Work to identify your 9 postsecondary credits for eligibility. If needed, ensure you have a spring Concurrent Enrollment course in your schedule to ensure you hit the 9 credits. Work to order or attain your transcripts if completing 9 via articulation, CLEP, AP, etc.

    May 1st- Deadline to have your college fall ASCENT schedule turned into your counselor and the CE office for part-time or full-time credit load.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is ASCENT?

  • How would ASCENT benefit students?

  • How do students qualify for this program?

  • Should all qualified students participate in ASCENT?

  • What are the steps to apply?

  • How much college tuition will District 11 pay?

  • Will District 11 pay for student's room and board at college?

  • Does participating in this program impact the amount financial aid a student may receive?

  • If students stay enrolled at the high school for a 5th year, when will they be considered a high school graduate?

  • Will students be able to participate in high school graduation?

  • Where can students take college classes?

  • Is there a limit to the number of credits a student can take?

  • Are students required to participate for the entire school year?

  • Which college classes can a student take?

  • Can a student participate in college activities and athletics?

  • Will District 11 provide transportation to the college?

  • What else does a student need to know?

  • When do students have to decide and commit to the program?

  • What do students need to do now?