graduate from high school before the completion date of the postsecondary course, the
student may not take that course through dual enrollment; therefore, current high school
seniors are not eligible to take summer Dual Enrollment courses.
The Summer School Program offers dual enrollment courses to allow qualified students
to receive high school and college or university credit concurrently. Incoming seventh
through twelfth grade students, who meet minimum requirements, as stipulated by state
statute and the individual colleges or universities, may enroll in such classes. Minimum
requirements may include a 3.0 unweighted grade point average (GPA) and a variety of
other initial eligibility criteria as determined by each postsecondary institution. Dual
enrollment provisions require the college or university to waive tuition and the District to
fund the cost of the textbooks. Students are, however, responsible for their own
The summer semesters at Miami Dade College (MDC) will be held as follows: First six
(6) weeks: May 11, 2020 – June 19, 2020, Second six (6) weeks: June 22, 2020 –
July 31, 2020, Twelve (12) weeks: May 11, 2020 – July 31, 2020.
The summer semesters at Florida International University (FIU) will be held as follows:
Summer A: May 11, 2020 – June 19, 2020, Summer B: June 22, 2020 –
July 31, 2020, Summer C: May 11, 2020 – July 31, 2020.
Due to the COVID-19 school closures, both Miami Dade College and Florida
International University have online applications and protocols established. The new
dual enrollment procedures for Miami Dade College are found here:
enrollment procedures for FIU are found here:
https://dualenrollment.fiu.edu/apply/steps/index.html. As in prior years, the principal,
counselor, and parent must approve the course selection. All signatures will be handled
through the electronic ADOBE DOCUSIGN system. Dual Enrollment textbooks will be
shipped to the student’s home or sent via email if the textbook is accessed through an
electronic access code. All physical textbooks must be returned to the student’s
originating Middle School, K-8 Center, or High School at the end of the summer term.
All Dual Enrollment courses taken in the summer must be entered in order to capture
the student and course information. All Dual Enrollment courses taken in the summer
2020 that are entered in TRACE will count in the High School Accountability calculation
for the school year 2020-2021. Summer Dual Enrollment courses must be entered via
TRACE, including the posting of final grades, no later than October 30, 2020, for
courses to be credited toward the 2020-2021 school year accountability points.
Additional guidelines and information related to the summer dual enrollment program
have been sent directly to schools via Weekly Briefing #27182.
Questions concerning dual enrollment procedures and guidelines should be directed to
Ms. Montserrat Paradelo, District Supervisor, Advanced Academic Programs, at
305 995-1934. Questions related to academic advisement regarding dual enrollment