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College In High School

The Indiana Area Senior High School is pleased to bring to the parents/guardians and students the College in High School (CHS) program. Students are provided an opportunity to take courses in the Indiana Area School District while earning college credit from either Westmoreland County Community College or Mount Aloysius at a greatly reduced cost per credit. Earned college credits may be transferable to many colleges and universities. Please take a minute to peruse this site to get up-to-date information about this great opportunity!

Eligible Indiana Area School District courses include:

  • Pre-Calculus and Honors Pre-Calculus
  • Chemistry and Honors Chemistry
  • Creative Writing
  • French IV
  • Spanish IV
  • Accounting 2
  • Anthropology
  • CADD
 

 

Partnerships
 

Indiana Area Senior High School is working in conjunction with Mount Aloysius (MA) and Westmoreland County Community College (WCCC) to offer college credit for pre-qualified high school courses at a greatly reduced tuition rate. Your child may qualify if they are enrolled in the courses indicated below.

The following Indiana Area Senior High School courses are eligible for CHS credit at the colleges indicated:

  • Pre-Calculus and Honors Pre-Calculus (MA & WCCC)
  • Chemistry and Honors Chemistry (MA & WCCC)
  • Creative Writing (WCCC)
  • French IV (WCCC)
  • Spanish IV (WCCC)
  • Accounting II (WCCC)
  • Anthropology (WCCC)
  • CADD (WCCC)
 

Students interested in being considered for CHS credit must meet certain eligibility criteria. Mount Aloysius and Westmoreland County Community College have similar criteria so please consider carefully which college best fits you and your child’s needs.

Mount Aloysius

  • Must be a 10th, 11th, or 12th grader
  • Must earn a “C” or better in the course
  • Must maintain a 3.0-grade point average
  • Must attend school regularly
 

Westmoreland County Community College

  • Must be an 11th or 12th grader
  • Must earn a “C” or better in the course
  • Must maintain a 2.5-grade point average or higher
  • Must be on track for graduation
  • Must have scored proficient or advanced on Keystone Math or English assessments
 

If your son/daughter meets the criteria and is interested, please talk with him/her about the benefits of earning early college credit for courses taken in the Indiana Area Senior High School with IASHS instructors.

CHS Program Coordinator

Mr. Bob Rizzo, Assistant Superintendent

Phone: (724) 463-8713

Email: rrizzo@iasd.cc

Address: 501 East Pike, Indiana, PA 15701

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