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Dual Enrollment (DE)

Home School/Florida Virtual School (FLVS) Students

Spring 2019 Dates:
Application Opens: Monday, September 10
Application Deadline: Monday, October 8
Test Score Deadline: Monday, October 29

Homeschool and Florida Virtual School (FLVS) students registered with Orange or Osceola County Home Education program are eligible to participate in Valencia's Dual Enrollment program. We encourage students to consult with their parents/legal guardians to determine eligibility for the challenge of college level coursework.

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Homeschool/FLVS Previous DE Applicant Steps:

Please note that our application process has changed for the Spring 2019 application.

  1. Meet Participation Requirements
    • Have a 3.0 unweighted cumulative GPA for grades 6-11 at the time of application or 3.0 weighted cumulative GPA for high school seniors at time of application.
    • Obtain eligible college-ready test scores through the PERT, ACT and/or SAT by the assessment score deadline of: October 22.
    • Reside in Orange or Osceola County and be registered as a Home Education Student at the time of application.
  2. Apply For Admissions
  3. If you have previously applied for Dual Enrollment, you do not need to submit a new application. Please follow the steps below.

    • Click on the "Dual Enrollment Application Signature Request Form" and create a Dynamic Forms account.
    • After you submit the application, you will be prompted to create a Dynamic Forms account via a link. This form will grant access to your parent to provide an online signature. To complete the form, a valid parent/legal guardian's email address is needed. An incorrect email address will delay processing time.
      • Homeschool/FLVS students will be required to upload an unofficial high school transcript with the student's high school CGPA and a Letter of Verification of Home Education provided by Orange/Osceola County.
      • To obtain the Letter of Verification of Home Education, contact the following:
    • Please provide the following information to the parent/legal in order for them to complete their form: test(s) that student will use for DE admission (example: PERT and SAT). Once all of the required documents have been uploaded and the parent/legal guardian completes the form and provides an online signature, the application will be complete.
  4. Receive A Valencia ID Number (VID):
    • After the Dual Enrollment Application Signature Request form has been received with all required signatures, please allow five business days for your Valencia Identification Number (VID) to be issued. Be sure to provide an accurate email address that is checked regularly. If you have previously applied, your VID number will remain the same.
  5. Submit Eligible Assessment Scores:
    • All DE applicants must submit eligible official test scores (PERT, SAT and/or ACT) to Valencia College in order to be accepted for Dual Enrollment. Test scores must be less than two years old at the time of application. Any combination of eligible scores will be accepted.
    • PERT Scores:
      • Reading: 106
      • Writing: 103
      • Math: 114 (Intermediate Algebra)
      • Math: 123 (College Algebra)
    • PERT at Valencia Assessment Center section:
      • Must submit a DE application and receive a VID number.
      • Take your VID, and a state or federally issued picture ID (i.e.,driver's license or passport) to the Assessment Center to test on a walk-in basis, no appointment needed. If you do not have a state or federally issued form of ID, an original birth certificate or a social security card along with a school ID can be accepted.
      • DE students can take the PERT three times at Valencia in a two-year period. No fee is required for the first attempt. Two retakes per sub-test is allowed; you must wait at least 24 hours to retake, attend a Valencia College retake review session and pay $10 per sub-test. Scores from other college institutions will not be accepted. For more information, visit the assessment website: valenciacollege.edu/assessments/dual-enrollment.cfm.
    • ACT Scores:
      • Reading: 19
      • English: 17
      • Math: 19 (Intermediate Algebra)
      • Math: 21 (College Algebra)
    • SAT Scores:
      • Verbal/Critical Reading: 24
      • Writing: 25
      • Math: 24 (Intermediate Algebra)
      • Math: 26.5 (College Algebra)
    • PLEASE NOTE: SAT and ACT scores must be sent directly from College Board or ACT (sat.collegeboard.org/home or actstudent.org/scores) to Valencia College (allow five weeks for scores to be delivered and processed).
  6. Receive Acceptance Letter
    • Acceptance letters will be mailed by: November 16. The letter will include next steps or you can refer to valenciacollege.edu/dual.
  7. Checking Application Status

Homeschool/FLVS New Student Application Steps:

Please note that our application process has changed for the Spring 2019 application.

    1. Meet Participation Requirements
      • Have a 3.0 unweighted cumulative GPA for grades 6-11 at the time of application or 3.0 weighted cumulative GPA for high school seniors at time of application.
      • Obtain eligible college-ready test scores through the PERT, ACT and/or SAT by the assessment score deadline of: October 22.
      • Reside in Orange or Osceola County and be registered as a Home Education Student at the time of application.
    2. Apply For Admissions
      • Visit valenciacollege.edu/dual and click on the "Apply Now New Applicants" link to create a login and submit the online Dual Enrollment application.
        • If you have previously applied for Dual Enrollment, you do not need to submit a new application. Click on the "Dual Enrollment Application Signature Request Form" and create a Dynamic Forms account.
      • After you submit the application, you will be prompted to create a Dynamic Forms account via a link. This form will grant access to your parent to provide an online signature. To complete the form, a valid parent/legal guardian's email address is needed. An incorrect email address will delay processing time.
        • Homeschool/FLVS students will be required to upload an unofficial high school transcript with the student's high school CGPA and a Letter of Verification of Home Education provided by Orange/Osceola County.
        • To obtain the Letter of Verification of Home Education, contact the following:
      • Please provide the following information to the parent/legal in order for them to complete their form: test(s) that student will use for DE admission (example: PERT and SAT). Once all of the required documents have been uploaded and the parent/legal guardian completes the form and provides an online signature, the application will be complete.
    3. Receive A Valencia ID Number (VID):
      • After the Dual Enrollment Application Signature Request form has been received with all required signatures, please allow five business days for your Valencia Identification Number (VID) to be issued. Be sure to provide an accurate email address that is checked regularly. If you have previously applied, your VID number will remain the same.
    4. Submit Eligible Assessment Scores:
      • All DE applicants must submit eligible official test scores (PERT, SAT and/or ACT) to Valencia College in order to be accepted for Dual Enrollment. Test scores must be less than two years old at the time of application. Any combination of eligible scores will be accepted.
      • PERT Scores:
        • Reading: 106
        • Writing: 103
        • Math: 114 (Intermediate Algebra)
        • Math: 123 (College Algebra)
      • PERT at Valencia Assessment Center section:
        • Must submit a DE application and receive a VID number.
        • Take your VID, and a state or federally issued picture ID (i.e.,driver's license or passport) to the Assessment Center to test on a walk-in basis, no appointment needed. If you do not have a state or federally issued form of ID, an original birth certificate or a social security card along with a school ID can be accepted.
        • DE students can take the PERT three times at Valencia in a two-year period. No fee is required for the first attempt. Two retakes per sub-test is allowed; you must wait at least 24 hours to retake, attend a Valencia College retake review session and pay $10 per sub-test. Scores from other college institutions will not be accepted. For more information, visit the assessment website: valenciacollege.edu/assessments/dual-enrollment.cfm.
      • ACT Scores:
        • Reading: 19
        • English: 17
        • Math: 19 (Intermediate Algebra)
        • Math: 21 (College Algebra)
      • SAT Scores:
        • Verbal/Critical Reading: 24
        • Writing: 25
        • Math: 24 (Intermediate Algebra)
        • Math: 26.5 (College Algebra)
      • PLEASE NOTE: SAT and ACT scores must be sent directly from College Board or ACT (sat.collegeboard.org/home or actstudent.org/scores) to Valencia College (allow five weeks for scores to be delivered and processed).
    5. Receive Acceptance Letter
      • Acceptance letters will be mailed by: November 16. The letter will include next steps or you can refer to valenciacollege.edu/dual.
    6. Checking Application Status

    Accepted Student Checklist

    • Set up your Atlas account once you receive the official Dual Enrollment acceptance letter via USPS mail.
    • Complete the mandatory Dual Enrollment New Student Orientation via your Atlas account. You will not be able to register for courses until the online orientation is complete.
    • Register for classes via your Atlas account. Read the details about registering for Valencia courses on the Dual Enrollment Course Registration page.
    • Tuition and lab fees are waived for all DE approved courses. You are not responsible any tuition balance.
    • You are responsible for textbook affiliated costs related to licensing fees and/or electronic media access.
    • Reminders:
      • You must maintain a 3.0 high school GPA and a minimum and a 2.0 Valencia College GPA in order to continue participating in the DE program. Academic Probation (two "W"s/withdrawals OR two consecutive terms with a Valencia College GPA below 2.0) will result in dismissal from DE program.
      • You are eligible to register for up to 4 courses/13 credit hours for Fall, 4 courses/13 credit hours for Spring and 2 courses/7 credit hours for Summer.
      • A balance will remain on your account until the end of the term. You are not responsible for the tuition balance and it will not impact your registration status.
      • Your DE school representative will help you select appropriate and approved courses to ensure high school graduation requirements are met. After meeting with your DE school representative, you can book an appointment with a DE advisor (make hyperlink to valenciacollege.edu/dual/advising.cfm) to select Valencia courses that will meet your high school requirements.

    Test Score Requirements


    PERT

    Reading: 106
    Writing: 103
    Math:  114 (Intermediate Algebra)
    123 (College Algebra)

    SAT

    Reading: 24
    Writing: 25
    Math: 24 (Intermediate Algebra)
    26.5 (College Algebra)

    ACT

    Reading: 19
    English: 17
    Math:  19 (Intermediate Algebra)
    21 (College Algebra)

    Learn more about Test Score Requirements

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