Dual Enrollment Credit Data Collection & Reporting

2010-11 and Beyond

A program through which high school students are dually enrolled in both high school and college (e.g., youth options, youth apprenticeship, advanced standing, transcripted credit) and earn both high school and college credit.

When a course may earn both high school and college credits districts are requested to provide the following information within the CWCS Local Course Title data field. Please provide the numeric four (4) digit code found on the ACT College Codes for Wisconsin listing, followed by the numeric course identifier assigned by the technical / private college or UW System, and lastly the course name/title assigned by the technical / private college or UW System.

Dual Enrollment Credit Code Description/Comments
Advanced Standing AS High school courses or competencies that result in advanced college standing in the technical college system.

College Credit in High School

CCHS

Any one of several programs existing in some Wisconsin school district, which allow students to take college-level courses, taught by a high school teacher, and awarded college credit without attending the college campus.

Course Options CO

Students are enrolled in a course for high school credit at a Wisconsin technical college, UW System institution, or Wisconsin nonprofit private institution of higher education under the Course Options program (student also receives college credit). Available for students in grade levels 9-12).

  • Part 1 includes the number of resident students attending the institution for purposes of participation as a course options student.

For students in grade levels K-8, taking courses in a district other than the submitting district under Course Options, refer to the section of the data elements guide on “Course Options,” on pages 18 and 19 Not Dual Enrollment.

Transcripted Credit TC High school courses taught by a high school teacher through which students can earn technical college credits based on an agreement between the high school and technical college.
Youth Apprenticeship YA Students enrolled in a work-based learning program generally revolving around articulated and transcripted credit; 11th and 12th grade students.
Youth Options – Private College YOPC Students are enrolled in a WI nonprofit private institution of higher education course for high school credit under the Youth Options program (student also receives college credit); available only for 11th and 12th grade students.
Youth Options – Technical College YOTC Students are enrolled in a WI technical college course for high school credit under the Youth Options program (student also receives college credit); available only for 11th and 12th grade students..
Youth Options – UW-System YOUW Students are enrolled in a UW-system course for high school credit under the Youth Options program (student also receives college credit); available only for 11th and 12th grade students.
Not Applicable NA This course is not associated with a dual enrollment credit indicator.

USES: The dual enrollment credit indicator is needed to meet the requirements of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and address existing gaps in the state LDS data sets, the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) will build a new student level data collection and begin accumulating new data the first quarter of 2011 and beyond. The main objectives of this effort will be to address 2 key components referenced in ARRA and specified in the America COMPETES Act, the ability to match teachers with students and capture student-level transcript information, including courses completed.

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      For questions about this information, contact Susan Rose-Adametz (608) 267-9013