• The College Academy housed at each high school campus is a district-wide program for students interested in fulfilling their ‘Foundation and Graduation Endorsement’ requirements while simultaneously completing an Associate degree.  This course of study includes dual credit courses offered by Cypress Fairbanks ISD in partnership with Lone Star College CyFair and focuses on preparing students with the skills and knowledge to complete a 2-year degree or apply coursework to a 4-year college or university.


Application & Expectations

    • Applications are accepted during the 4th Grading period of 8th grade and close on the last day of school. (Specific dates are communicated from the middle school shortly after the end of the 3rd Grading Period)

    • Only current CFISD 8th grade students may apply. (Students must attend a CFISD school in 8th grade during the Spring to apply)

    • The applicant must meet the requirements for promotion to 9th grade, have Algebra I (or Geometry) credit with an average of 80+ and have completed K-level/HORIZONS 8th grade English language arts with an average of 80+
      Students must also make Meets or Masters on BOTH the Algebra I EOC and English STAAR.

    • The applicant must have completed ALL portions of the application for admission.

    • While participating in the College Academy, if the student experiences issues with attendance, tardiness, discipline, low grades due to lack of effort, or lack of parent/guardian cooperation, the administration reserves the right to recommend that the student be dismissed from the chosen Academy.

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    The College Academy application will be open from Monday March 27 to May 31.
    Applications will be reviewed in June and decision letters will be mailed throughout the month of July.