High school students in the Northern Nevada region can now accelerate their education with programs offered at TMCC.
TMCC offers programs to give high school students a jump start on their education while completing high school requirements. Programs include TMCC High School, ACE Charter High School, TMCC Jump Start and CTE College Credit Program. Each program offers students an opportunity to earn college credit while completing their high school coursework.
TMCC High School
The Truckee Meadows Community College High School is a Washoe County School District middle college high school for motivated 10th -12th grade students who are interested in simultaneously working toward a college certificate of achievement or associate degree.
ACE Charter High School
The Academy for Career Education (ACE) is a tuition-free charter school and trade school. The aim at ACE is to infuse the standard, high school core-curriculum with career-applicable training methods in construction and engineering
ACE Charter High School partners with Truckee Meadows Community College to provide technical training for students at the TMCC Pennington Applied Technology Center.
Jump Start Dual Credit Program
Students from any high school in Nevada can enroll in college classes via TMCC's Jump Start Program. Jump Start provides you the opportunity to earn college and high school credit at the same time. High school students qualify to take any TMCC class as long as they meet class prerequisites. TMCC offers flexible and dynamic classes that work around your high school schedule. Tuition discounts are available for Nevada students.
CTE College Credit Program
TMCC's partnership with school districts also gives high school students the opportunity to earn college credit before they enter college. The CTE College Credit Program grants college credit to eligible high school students completing approved Career and Technical Education (CTE) elective classes. The CTE elective classes are taught by high school teachers in the high school. CTE College Credit students earn the credit for free saving not only time, but a significant amount of money.