DUAL ENROLLMENT High School diploma & Associate Degree

TEECS is very proud to announce its dual enrollment program in partnership with Raritan Valley Community College. The program allows high school students to earn an associate degree as they complete the requirements for their high school degree. It's a great opportunity for students to discover what college classes are really like and this program can help them reduce the overall tuition costs of college.
 
So by the end of High School, students will have High School diploma and Raritan Valley Community College Associate Degree.
 
Raritan Valley Community College Associate of Science (AS) degree program is designed to comply with the New Jersey Community Colleges General Education Foundation which supports transfer of courses to NJ Public four-year colleges and universities.
 
Classes in Science, Math, English, other interesting electives allow students to earn both high school and college-level credit as they learn.
 
The program will start in the fall semester of 2017-18 Academic Year. 
 
For more information, please contact our guidance counselor Mr. Robert.
 
 
   AP Capstone™ Program @ TEECS High School

 

 
TEECS is proud to announce its recent participation in the AP Capstone™ Program—a rigorous and innovative diploma program that allows students to develop the skills that are essential most for college success: research, collaboration, and communication. This offers a great headstart for our students, which will better prepare them for college life and beyond, and give them a tremendous advantage for the college admissions process.
 
The program consists of two courses taken in sequence: AP® Seminar and AP Research.  Students who score of 3 or higher on AP Seminar and AP Research Exams and on four additional AP Exams of their choosing will be awarded the AP Capstone Diploma™.
 
Benefits of AP Capstone
 
Fosters the research, argumentation, and communication skills that are at the core of college readiness and essential for lifelong learning
*Provides a setting to build on the knowledge and rigorous course work of AP in an interdisciplinary format
* Offers students a unique opportunity to distinguish themselves to colleges and universities
* Builds professional excellence through participation in an intensive, weeklong collaborative professional development institute
*Offers a flexible curricular content model with room for creativity and student input
* Affords schools and districts the distinction of offering a rigorous, widely recognized diploma program
* Helps identify students who are prepared to enter college with the research, writing, and collaboration skills necessary for successful college completion
*Provides consistent, externally validated measures of student ability
*Demonstrates student research and writing abilities through a 5,000-word scholarly research paper
 
Combining Scholarly Practice with Academic Intensity

AP Capstone was developed in response to feedback from higher education. The two AP Capstone courses, with their associated performance tasks, assessments, and application of research methodology,  require students to:

  • Analyze topics through multiple lenses to construct meaning or gain understanding.
  • Plan and conduct a study or investigation.
  • Propose solutions to real-world problems.
  • Plan and produce communication in various forms.
  • Collaborate to solve a problem.
  • Integrate, synthesize, and make cross-curricular connections.
 
 
The program will start in the fall semester of 2017-18 Academic Year. 
 
For more information, please contact our guidance counselor Mr. Robert