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Dickinson High School CollegE and career center
College and Career Center Counselor
College Connections Advisor- COM
TSI Score Report Tips:
COVID-19 College and University Standardized Testing Requirement
Took the SAT with a Fee Waiver:
4 free college application fee waivers are in your college board account once your scores are available.
Forgot to get a fee waiver, but qualify for a fee waiver:
Access the NACAC fee waiver form and have it signed by your counselor.
letters of rec
Complete the Student Brag Sheet Survey in Naviance prior to asking a counselor for a letter of recommendation.
Access the Survey under About Me>Surveys From Your School>Student Brag Sheet Survey
Common App 2021-22 Essay
Apply Texas 2021-22 Essay
Official Transcript Request Instructions:
STEPS AFTER GETTING ACCEPTED
Step1: Check the email used on your application
Step 2: Set up accounts for accepted colleges' portals
Step 3: Start checking your accepted university/college emails
Step 4: Send Bacterial Meningitis Shot Record
Step 5: Take College Course Placement Exams (TSI, Accuplacer, Calculus Readiness Exam)
Step 6: Following up with Financial Aid through your University/College Portal
Step 7: Accept Admissions and Pay Enrollment Fee through your University/College portal
Step 8: Complete the Housing Application and pay the housing deposit
Step 9: Attend the New Student Orientation
Step 10: Register for Fall classes
Click on the picture below and create an account
SAT Fee Waiver:
You're eligible for fee waivers if you say "yes" to any of the following:
Go to D101 to get a fee waiver before registering
GET 4 FREE SAT SCORE SENDS:
Accessing TSI Score Report Tips:
ACT Fee Waiver:
Meet one or more of the indicators of economic need listed below:
• Enrolled in a federal free or reduced-price lunch program at school,
based on US Department of Agriculture (USDA) income levels (see table).
• Enrolled in a program for the economically disadvantaged (for example,
a federally funded program such as GEAR UP or Upward Bound).
Note: If the student participates in a program, but is not economically
disadvantaged, they are not eligible for a fee waiver.
• Resides in a foster home, is a ward of the state, or is homeless.
• Family receives low-income public assistance or lives in federally
subsidized public housing.
• Family’s total annual income is at or below USDA levels for free or
reduced-price lunches on the USDA Food and Nutrition Service website.
DHS Local Scholarship Application Instruction and Video for Seniors
The application deadline is Friday, February 11, 2022 by 3:00pm. Please be reminded that Google Form applications with attached documents must be submitted by 3:00pm. Please come by the College & Career Center in room D-101 or email me at email@example.com if you have any questions.
Instructions for Scholarship section of Naviance:
Financial Aid Applications for seniors starting with the graduating class of 2022 are required for graduation. If a student will not be attending a college, trade school, or university, a financial aid opt out form.
Get assistance with the FAFSA by using MeetWyatt, you personal FAFSA assistance chatbot:
Dual Credit Registration Guide
Dickinson High School 2020-2021 School Year
What is Dual Credit?
Dual Credit is a program that allows high school students to enroll in college classes for credit prior to high school graduation that can be applied towards high school and college graduation. The college credits can be transferred to other colleges or universities.
Steps to Enroll in Dual Credit
High School GPA- 3.0 or higher
Apply to COM at www.applytexas.org.
TSI 2 Test
Register and Pay before published Deadline
Questions? Visit the College and Career Center (D101), Call 281-229-6429 or email firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
OR ENGL 2323
Possible TSI 2 Exemptions
Possible TSI 2 Waiver (TSI will be waived until successful completion of Dual Credit coursework)
English 2- 4000
TSI 2 Score Requirement if exemption and waiver not met
TSI 2 Score
CRC=945 and Essay=5
OR CRC<945 and Diagnostic Level=5 or 6 and Essay=5
Collegiate High School Requirements
Collegiate High School (CHS) helps students earn an associate degree while simultaneously completing a high school diploma. Students save time and money on higher education. College of the Mainland (COM) waives 40 percent of tuition and fees for CHS students.
CHS is an exciting place for responsible, mature teens who are ready for the academic challenge of college-level courses. Students entering this program are considered college students. High school procedures will not be followed in the college classes and college professors follow their own grading and attendance procedures. Professors do not send progress reports and other parental notifications home. Students must be mature and self-motivated to be successful.
Must be higher than a 3.0
Must PASS All Semester 1 Courses
Must have 2 Positive teacher recommendations
Have TSI Exemption/Waiver or meet required TSI scores outlined in chart below
Must meet 90% attendance for semester 1
Must have passed ALL STAAR EOCs and Pass future EOCs to remain
Collegiate High School Application Process
CRC score ≥ 945 and Essay ≥ 5
CRC < 945 and Diagnostic level of 5 or 6 and Essay ≥f 5
CRC score ≥ 950
CRC score < 950 and Diagnostic level ≥ 6
EBRW ≥ 460
Math ≥ 510
EBRW ≥ 480
English ≥ 19
Math ≥ 19
English 2 ≥ 4000
Algebra 1 ≥ 4000 with passing grade in Algebra 2
* Due to possible governing board amendments, the chart above is subject to change.
Test Scores need to be saved as PDF with the file name format:
Last name, First name (DHS ID #)- TSI, PSAT, SAT, and/or ACT
Last name, First name (DHS ID #)- STAAR
The personal essay need to saved as a PDF with the file format name:
Last name, First name (DHS ID #)- Essay
The heading of the document should include your Last name, First name, DHS ID #, and COM ID #
The transcript needs to be saved as PDF with the file name format:
Last Name, First Name (DHS ID #)- Transcript
Meningitis Record should be saved as PDF with the file name format:
Last name, First name (DHS ID #)- Vaccination
Free or Reduced Lunch Eligibility Letter should be saved as PDF with the file name format:
Last name, First name (DHS ID #)- Eligibility Letter
Complete Application Checklist
COM ApplyTexas Application submitted
COM ID received to start Google Form Application
CHS Google Form Application
Typed Essay Uploaded
TSI scores (or exemption scores) Uploaded
High School Transcript Uploaded
Recommendation Email addresses entered
Immunization Record with current Meningitis Vaccination (Last 5 years) Uploaded
Free Lunch letter from Food and Nutrition Department if qualified Uploaded
Latest State Assessment (STAAR) Score Report Uploaded
Questions? Visit the College and Career Center in D101, Call 281-229-6429, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Inclusive of all, Dickinson ISD will cultivate excellence, producing confident, collaborative, goal-driven learners who become empowered citizens in a global society.
Dickinson ISD will equip and empower all learners with skills and experiences to achieve academic excellence and make meaningful contributions to our world.
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