Palm Beach Students

Palm Beach State Collegiate High School

Palm Beach State Collegiate High School is a dual enrollment school choice option for high school seniors who have completed all requirements for high school graduation other than those which can be satisfied by PBSC courses.   Students are enrolled as full-time students at Palm Beach State College's Palm Beach Gardens campus and earn 30 or more semester hours of college credit. Students receive rigorous academic instruction by top faculty in the gateway courses for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). Only Grade 11 students who meet the following criteria should apply:

1) have an unweighted high school GPA of at least 3.20;
2) meet one of the following test scores:
    SAT critical reading score of 440 or higher and math score of 450 or higher
    -or-
    ACT Math score of 20 and higher, English score of 17 or higher, and Reading score of 19 or higher;
    AND
3) have completed all requirements for high school graduation other than those which can be satisfied by PBSC courses

If there are more first choice applicants than available seats, applicants are assigned through the lottery selection process. Up to 50% of the available seats will be filled with applicants from the three area schools:

Choice*
Palm Beach Lakes High School
Palm Beach Gardens High Schools
William T. Dwyer High School


 

*For details regarding specific programs offered at each school, please see the Choice Programs Booklet