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Postsecondary

Resources for students, parents, counselors, and educators that provide information about preparing for and gaining admission to college.

College Admission Requirements
Students planning to apply to a four-year California public university are required to complete course work that exceeds the state-mandated requirements for high school graduation.

College Readiness Block Grant

Funds for local educational agencies to provide California's high school pupils additional support to increase the number who enroll at institutions of higher education and complete an undergraduate degree within four years.

A-G Career Technical Education Courses (DOC; 1 MB)
A complete study on "California High School Career Technical Education Courses Meeting University of California
"a-g" Admission Requirements for 2013-14."

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)
College preparatory program for economically disadvantaged and underachieving students.

Advanced Placement (AP) Program

A voluntary program that offers access to rigorous, college-level curricula and examinations to high school students.

Early Commitment to College Program
A voluntary program designed to improve college readiness and college enrollment rates among low income students and among students attending schools with the greatest poverty.

High School Resources
Supports local educational agencies, grades 9–12, to improve student achievement and transition to postsecondary education and careers.

International Baccalaureate Program

A two-year educational program primarily aimed at high school students ages 16 through 19 that provides internationally accepted qualification for entry into high education and is recognized by many universities world wide.

Intersegmental Coordinating Committee
A policy making and deliberative body that is the programmatic arm of the California Education Round Table.

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External Resources

Additional resources that provide students, parents, counselors, and educators with information on preparing for and gaining admission to college, can be viewed on the CDE External Resources Web page.

Questions:   College Preparation and Postsecondary Programs Office | 916-323-6398
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, April 12, 2017