College Partnerships

COLLEGE PARTNERSHIPS – DUAL ENROLLMENT

(COLLEGE AND HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT EARNED)Saints John Neumann and Maria Goretti Catholic High School has entered into partnerships with Manor College, Neumann University and La Salle University to permit highly motivated students to take college courses during 11th and 12th grade. The Manor College and Neumann University courses are taught in the Saints Neumann Goretti Catholic High School building by professors from the respective colleges. The students taking La Salle University courses travel to the University’s campus.

 

Eligibility

  • Rising 11th and 12th grade students must have satisfactory conduct and attendance records
  • All grades on previous quarter report cards must be minimum 85% (Honors and AP tiers) and minimum 90% (College Preparatory tier)
  • Minimum 11th grade PSAT ERW score of 480
  • Minimum 11th grade PSAT Mathematics score of 530 for applicable courses

 

1- Manor College

The partnership with Manor College allows juniors and seniors to take college courses taught by Manor College professors on NG’s campus. Student receive full college credit on a Manor College transcript. Each course is one semester in length. If placed in the program, two courses are taken for the school year. The student will earn one high school credit for successful completion of both college courses. There is a fee for the year. Classes are typically two days per week from 7:30 AM until the end of first period. This schedule is subject to change but is provided so that you have a sense of the commitment before applying.

Computer Science Sequence: College Intro to Computer Science (NG9503) and Programming and College Programming 1 (NG9518)

Criminal Justice Sequence: College Juvenile Justice (NG9505), College Policing in America (NG9519), Into to Criminal Justice, Criminology.

 

2- Neumann University

The partnership with Neumann University allows juniors and seniors to take college courses taught by Neumann University professors on NG’s campus. Student receive full college credit on a Neumann University transcript; Each course is one semester in length. If placed in the program, two courses are taken for the school year. The student will earn one high school credit for successful completion of both college courses. There is a fee for the year. Classes are typically three days per week from during eighth period. This schedule is subject to change but is provided so that you have a sense of the commitment before applying.

Courses offered in 2019-2020 are listed below. Courses are likely to change for 2020-2021.

General College Elective Sequence: College Sociology – NG9520 and College Psychology – NG9508

In addition to the eligibility requirements above, the Spanish 3 teacher’s recommendation is required to apply to the following program. This program is offered in lieu of the Spanish 4 high school course. There is a fee for the year. This schedule is subject to change but is provided so that you have a sense of the commitment before applying.

College Spanish Sequence: College Spanish 101 and College Spanish 102

 

3- LaSalle University Transformation Scholars

The Transformation Scholars Program with LaSalle University allows juniors and seniors to take one college course each semester at LaSalle University. A student may enroll for both Junior and Senior years. Students must apply directly to LaSalle University for this program. Visit www.lasalle.edu/admissions/higher-education-initiative/ for more information. We recommend in addition to LaSalle’s requirements of a 3.5/4.0 GPA and satisfactory conduct that students have a minimum 11th grade PSAT of 1050 and are ranked cumulatively in the top 30 of their class at end of their 5th semester. The student receives full college credit on a LaSalle University transcript for each course; the student receives one NG credit per course that is applied towards high school quality points/ranking and GPA. There is no tuition cost to the student; however, students must purchase the required textbook and supply transportation. Students must take five courses at NG and typically leave NG after the fifth period and travel to LaSalle University. This schedule is subject to change but is provided so that you have a sense of the commitment before applying. 24

Although a variety of courses are offered, course selection is limited by the student’s high school schedule. Courses taken in 2019-2020 were.

LaSalle Intro CSC Packages – NG9551

LaSalle Sociology – NG9531

LaSalle Psychology – NG9541

LaSalle Organizational Behavior

 

COLLEGE CREDIT OPPORTUNITIES

(COLLEGE CREDIT ONLY – NO HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT)

2- Drexel High School Scholars – motivated and qualified rising 10th, 11th and 12th grade students are encouraged to apply to Drexel directly for this program in which they can complete one course per semester (up to 4 courses per year at Drexel including the summer before 10th grade and after 12th grade) on Drexel’s campus earning credits on a Drexel University transcript. The minimum PSAT score to apply is 1200. There is no tuition; the cost of transportation and books are the responsibility of the student. To learn more visit drexel.edu/undergraduate-research/high-school-scholars/overview/ . Chosen course must be outside of the high school day and provide ample time for transportation. No adjustments can be made to the high school schedule to accommodate students who are accepted into and participating in this program,