Advanced Opportunities

Advanced Opportunities allows for students to individualize their high school learning plan and get a jump start in their future. Advanced Opportunities helps students attain college credits while in high school through the Advanced Opportunities Program. The Advanced Opportunities program provides every student attending an Idaho public school an allocation of funds to use towards Advanced Opportunities in grades 8-12. The funds can be used for Overload Courses, Dual Credits and Exams.
All students have access to $4,125 to use for:

Overload Courses:
An overload course is a high school level course that is taken in excess of the students regular school day. These courses are offered online, during the summertime, and after school. In the event that student incurs a cost for such courses, the Advanced Opportunities program can pay up to $225.00 for the cost of the course. Overload courses must be above and beyond the full course load offered by the students local school and cannot be repeated or previously failed courses.

Dual Credits:
Dual credits are courses taken by high school students that are transcribed on their high school and college transcripts. The Advanced Opportunities program can pay for up to $75.00 per credit, and in most cases, the cost of these credits is $75.00. Dual Credit courses can also be taken online, by virtual conferencing, or in some cases students can go directly to the college/university campus.
Dual Credit Teachers will go over the two part process (credit application/funding request) in class.
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Students can utilize Advanced Opportunities funds to pay for a variety of college-credit bearing or professional technical exams. These include Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), College Level Examination Program (CLEP),  College Entrance Exams (ACT or SAT), if not taken before, or Career & Technical Education (CTE) exams. Does not cover PSAT (juniors)/SAT (if already taken once).,
*Please Note: Students are responsible for applying for credit and funding by all deadlines to ensure credit and funding.
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