Bridge to College transition courses provide high school seniors with a dynamic way to prepare for success in college-level work.
EducatorsAre you an educator looking for a new way to help your students succeed in college and career? Learn how Bridge to College transition courses can help—and how you can bring these courses to your school.
StudentsAre you a high school student looking for a more effective way to prepare for college-level math or English language arts? Here's how Bridge to College transition courses can help you get on the pathway to success in college and career.
FamiliesAre you a parent or guardian who wants your student to be prepared for college? Through Bridge to College transition courses, your student can avoid the need to take pre-college courses once they've enrolled in college—thereby saving time and money.
- The Situation
- More than one-third of graduating high school seniors are unprepared for the rigor of higher education. These students will be required to enroll in pre-college courses once they enter college, which will cost them time and money and decrease their chances of graduating with a degree.
- How Bridge to College transition courses can help change those odds.
- Washington state is offering students a new way to prepare for college.
Through Bridge to College transition courses, students engage in a different approach to learning math and English language arts, gaining the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in college-level work. Students who earn a 2 on the Smarter Balanced Assessment and a B grade or above in a Bridge to College transition course will be considered “college-ready” and eligible to enroll in college-level math and English at all participating Washington higher-education institutions. Learn more.