Academic Resources

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Are you interested in Career and Technical Opportunities within our district?


DCSD offers a variety of training in everything from cosmetology to automotive to culinary! Click on the link to see all the amazing options students have!

Are you interested in taking classes that count for both college and high school credit? DCSD has an incredible offering of classes. Click on the link to see some of the great courses available to you!



PSAT/SAT  Help

Students taking PSAT can sign up for SAT study plan

Colorado 10th-graders who take the PSAT for the first time this year on April 19 or 20 can sign up for the Khan Academy's resources to help them study for next year's SAT.

After receiving their PSAT results, students may upload their tests to their Khan Academy account to get customized SAT practice recommendations that are designed to help them where they need it the most. SATpractice.org

For more information about the Colorado PSAT 10, please go to collegeboard.org/colorado. To register for Khan Academy, students may go to this link: KhanAcademy.org.

Many are unaware of the major overhaul the SAT underwent in the 2015-16. Our resource:

  • Takes an in-depth look at updates made to the SAT test
  • Breaks down the test, test sections, & test questions
  • Covers test preparation from registration to test day

SAT Guide: http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/sat-prep/

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TEST PREP FOR ACT/SAT If you would like to see some free practice tests and questions for both tests and some free resources in regards to each, click HERE

ACT

Click the ACT link above to see testing dates and locations, costs, etc.

SAT
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ACT/SAT Comparison

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Ascent Program 

This is for ANY student who is a CURRENT SENIOR and has or is close to completing the 12 concurrent enrollment credits.

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Exciting Summer Opportunities for Your Students at Stanford

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies participants on campus.
As a high school college counselor, you are a critical resource to your students as they look to their future. We hope that you will look over our program information and discuss the benefits of attending a Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies summer program with your top students as they make plans for Summer 2019. Please direct students to our website to learn more about our diverse program offerings.
Learn More About Our Summer Programs

We offer programs across a wide variety of disciplines including arts, humanities, science, and math, giving highly motivated students the opportunity to investigate advanced topics not typically taught in secondary schools. Participants engage in small classes with brilliant instructors and peers who share their passions.

Deadlines for our summer programs are in February, with some early round deadlines in January. Admission is selective. Limited financial aid is available.

  • Stanford Summer Arts Institute students in grades 8–11 come together for a three-week intensive interdisciplinary arts program offering academically rigorous, hands-on courses in art, visual design, and music.
  • Stanford Summer Humanities Institute students in grades 10 and 11 explore the big questions at the heart of the humanities in seminars led by distinguished Stanford professors during this three-week residential program.
  • Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes allows students in grades 8–11 to engage in single-subject intensive study selected from a wide range of disciplines, and benefit from small class size and academically themed residences.
  • Stanford AI4ALL invites young women in grade 9 to apply to this three-week residential summer program. Participants learn about topics in AI, partake in ongoing research at Stanford, and receive mentorship from professors, graduate students, and industry professionals.
  • Stanford University Mathematics Camp (SUMaC) students participate in a highly-selective program centered around lectures, guided research, and group problem-solving in advanced math topics. This four-week program is intended for an elite group of talented students in grades 10 and 11.
  • Stanford Pre-Collegiate University-Level Online Math and Physics offers 13 courses throughout the year, including a summer term for high school students, grades 9–12. Students earn Stanford University Continuing Studies credit.
Learn more about Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies programs here: https://spcs.stanford.edu/programs.

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies
220 Panama Street, Ventura Hall, Stanford, CA 94305
precollegiate@stanford.edu
650-721-9325