Early College Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can I be enrolled at Summit Learning Charter and my local high school at the same time?
A: No. Summit Learning Charter is a public school. In Oregon, students cannot be enrolled in two public schools at the same time.
Q: I play sports at my current high school. Can I still compete with my local school?
A: Yes. Summit Learning Charter is an Associate Member of OSAA. Students who meet OSAA requirements are eligible to compete.
Q: Is the Early College Program year round?
A: No. Summit’s school calendar allows sponsorship to occur in Fall, Winter and Spring term.
Q: What is a full time Early College schedule?
A: Students must take 12 college credits each term.
Q: Does Summit have a graduation ceremony?
A: Yes. Summit’s Graduation Coordinator organizes a wonderful ceremony every year.
Q: Will my college classes only be with high school students?
A: No. Students should expect that classes will have both high school age students and adult community members as well.
Q: How do I decide which classes to take?
A: Upon enrollment, each student is assigned to a Summit Advisor. Advisors and students work closely each term to assure that students are meeting their high school requirements.
Q: Does Summit pay for college textbooks?
A: Yes. A full-time Early College student receives a textbook stipend in the amount of $150 every term to help off-set the cost of books.