Middle College and College Advantage

Middle College is a high school alternative for juniors and seniors that offers students with a minimum 2.8 weighted academic GPA and college potential the opportunity to complete their high school requirements on the campus of West Valley College. The program empowers students by giving them choices and treating them as adults. Designed to provide a supportive yet challenging adult educational setting, students will take college level courses while completing high school graduation requirements. This educational environment will provide students with an opportunity to stimulate their academic development and spark their quest for learning. For information, please contact your Guidance Counselor.
 
To view a recording of the Middle College Information Session held February 24, 2021, please click here.
 
College Advantage is an educational option for high performing seniors, who have at least a 3.8 weighted 10-12 GPA, to complete a year of college while completing the requirements for their high school diploma. Their entire senior year is spent at West Valley College in a variety of college courses in English, mathematics, science, humanities, and social science. They may begin a certificate program, an associate degree and/or accrue transferable college credits for a four-year university. There is an option to participate in a college honors program. Upon completion of high school graduation requirements, students will receive a diploma from their home high school. For information, please contact your Guidance Counselor.
 
The Application Packet for this year is a joint application for both Middle College and College Advantage. Both applications are due March 10th, 2021. The Application Packet is attached below.