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Dual Credit

Welcome!

Welcome to Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Homeschool Dual Credit headquarters!

Our goal is to provide you with all of the information you need to start taking advantage of the wonderful dual credit opportunities that we have to offer you.

For questions, please email KC-DualCredit@lonestar.edu.

New Homeschool Dual Credit Steps

  1. Complete LSC Admissions Application through ApplyTexas

  1. Check your email for your LSC username and ID number.
    • You will usually receive this within 24-48 hours of completing the application.  
    • Save this information! You will need it to complete the registration paperwork.

  1. Satisfy Bacterial Meningitis Requirement. This is only required if you are attending an in-person or hybrid class on the college campus.  Additional information can be found at https://www.lonestar.edu/meningitis.htm.

  1. Complete the Pre-Assessment Activity
    • This is only required for students taking the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA2) - https://practice.accuplacer.org/login
      1. Create an account using personal email account and create PAA password.
      2. Login > select 3rd option – Texas Success Initiative 2.0

  1. Placement Testing (ACT, SAT, PSAT, and/or TSI)
    • Students must show college readiness in reading, writing, and/or math as applicable to the course(s) the student plans to take.  Dual credit placement testing / college readiness scores can be located at https://www.lonestar.edu/college-departments/dualcredit/dualcredit-tsi.htm.
    • TSI Testing can be completed in-person at a LSC campus or via remote proctoring. The testing fee is waived for all first-time dual credit testers.  Remote proctoring has a fee of $25 per administration.
      1. After you have completed the Pre-Assessment Activity AND prior to TSI testing, you will need a testing referral provided by a Lone Star College advisor. 
      2. Retesting is $10 per section.

  1. Submit Required Documentation – All items must be typed and signed by the parent/homeschool administrator. 
    1. Homeschool Dual Credit Partnership Agreement must be completed and signed. 
    2. FERPA – Authorization to Release Educational Records
    3. Homeschool Transcript with a graduation plan is required for each student and must be typed high school.  Be sure to review our Homeschool Transcript Checklist and you may choose to use our Transcript Template which can both be located on our website –
    4. Dual Credit Exceptional Admittance and Parental Consent (EA form) - registration form that must be completed each semester to enroll in classes.

  1. Registration
    • Discuss course options/recommendations with an advisor.  Core curriculum courses are covered by the dual credit tuition waiver, fees will apply.
    • This process must be conducted by an advisor with approval from a parent or legal guardian and student.

  1. Payment – is due by the deadline set forth by LSC each semester.

A Few Final Important Points

  1. Dual credit students are not permitted to self-register or drop.  To drop a course: 
    • Complete the fillable Dual Credit Drop form below.
    • Using your LSC email, email for complete form to KC-DualCredit@lonestar.edu BEFORE the W-Day for that term and semester (this information is located on your course syllabus). 
    • Be sure to check your mylonestar account regular until the course no longer appears or reads as a W (withdraw). 
  2. Maintain a final grade of C or better in all dual credit courses in order to continue in the dual credit program.

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