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College & Career Opportunities

Mitchell Promise Through PPSC!

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  • Graduate from Mitchell High School (graduating classes 2023 - 2026) with a 2.5 or better GPA and be eligible for in-state tuition.

  • Maintain at least a 90% attendance rate for junior and senior year of high school. Individual exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis if the student meets the minimum GPA requirement.

  • Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Colorado Application for State Financial Aid (CASFA) prior to the first semester at PPSC.

  • Enroll at PPSC within one year of high school graduation.

  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA at PPSC to maintain eligibility.


Dual Credit Courses, whether they are taken at the high school where the student is enrolled or at a post-secondary institution, are courses for which the student has been granted permission to earn both Carnegie units (high school) and college credit. Students must have prior permission to enroll for dual credit and meet the requirements specified by the college. Students are responsible for verifying any college’s acceptance of credits earned as dual credit. Enrollment in a dual credit course does not guarantee college acceptance. Please contact your school counselor for information regarding available dual credit options.


Concurrent Enrollment allows students to access funds to study at the postsecondary level while still in high school. Through this program, students may earn both high school and college credit. Students who would not typically access college without an “advance” start, students with significant academic needs and students who have exhausted district curriculum may be interested in the Colorado Springs School District 11 Enrollment Program (CE). An up to date Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) is required. Tuition, books and other college course fees shall be at the expense of the student or his/her parents or legal guardians.For more information, please consult with your high school counselor.

Career Pathways @ Wasson

Career Pathways are job-focused educational programs for people interested in jobs in manufacturing, information technology, and childcare.   These classes are being offered in partnership by District 11 Adult and Family Education, Pikes Peak Community College, and the Pikes Peak Workforce Center.

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