College Credit

College Credit Opportunities for High School Students

Castleberry High School students may be eligible to earn college credit while they are in high school by enrolling in dual credit courses and successfully completing the courses. Castleberry ISD (CISD) along with Tarrant County College (TCC), UT Permian Basin and Grand Canyon University engage in partnerships to provide students with the opportunity to participate in dual credit courses.

College faculty teach the Dual Credit courses, and the courses satisfy high school graduation requirements and provide college credit simultaneously.

Colleges with partnerships with Castleberry ISD will award credit on college transcripts for the institution of higher learning, and CISD will provide credit on the high school transcript upon successful completion of courses.

Tarrant County Campus (River District)

Tarrant County College's Dual Credit program is a way for high school student to earn college credit while attending high school. Dual credit students interested in college-level courses are encouraged to discuss enrollment and registration for TCC course work. The TCC courses are taught by fully credentialed faculty and when successfully completed, satisfy high school graduation requirements while providing college credit.

When Dual Credit students graduate from high school, they will have transferable college credits on a Tarrant County College official transcript.

Admissions Eligibility

In order to participate in dual-credit at Castleberry High School, students must meet the following requirements. 

  • Must meet TSI eligibility requirements for college-level coursework

  • Bacterial meningitis vaccine is required for students taking classes at any Tarrant County College campus

  • Must earn a “C” or higher in each course attempted to remain eligible for dual credit coursework

Course Offerings

The following courses are currently available for Castleberry High School students.

  • English Composition

  • British Literature

  • Federal Government

  • Economics

  • United States History

Learn More About Dual Credit at TCC

Additional information about Tarrant County College Dual Credit is available on the Tarrant County College Dual Credit website

The Tarrant County College Dual Credit Manual has detailed information about procedures, guidelines, and resources.

UT Permian Basin and Grand Canyon University

Castleberry students have opportunities during Summer Acceleration Academy to enroll in online courses with UT Permian Basin and Grand Canyon University. Courses include Psychology and Sociology.