Parents' Corner

Welcome to the Parents’ Corner. This page is designed to assist parents and provide information on how to help your child on how to apply to college, how to pay for college, and how to become college ready!

Applying for College

Applying to college can be complicated at times, especially if you are applying to colleges with different admissions requirements. Here are some helpful sites to ease the process.

Paying for College (Financial Aid)

Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. There are several types of financial aid including grants and scholarships, work-study, and student and parent loans.

Federal Student Aid:

Scholarship Sites:

College for All Texans:  http://bit.ly/2EM1Eyt

College Ready

Stay ahead and help your children take the important steps to make sure they are ready for college!

Other Resources

There are many resources available to help guide your student.

Earn College Credit in High School

Students can start earning college credit in high school.  Encourage your student to talk to their high school counselor about Dual Credit, CLEP, AP, or IB options. Many schools and districts have agreements set up with nearby community colleges and universities that allow you to enroll in courses to earn both high school and college credits free or at an affordable price.

  • Dual Credit
  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP): http://bit.ly/2GKrTqQ
  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • International Baccalaureate Program (IB)