COLLEGE/CAREER READINESS

College Visits

Representatives from colleges and universities across the country, as well as recruiters from the branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, meet with our students during the school year. The initial meeting often spurs the desire to do a college visit.

Academic Night for Juniors

Students and parents kick off the college admission process at the Academic Night for Juniors.

Dual-credit Partnerships

Racine Lutheran High School students – and their parents – can save time and money by enrolling in dual-credit opportunities.
A lineup of more than 100 college credits are available to eligible learners who are seeking to get a head start on college!

  • Concordia University Wisconsin: 46 credits available – only $50 per college credit
    The Concordia Promise dual-credit program allows students to choose from 16 classes that offer 46 credits. The online courses are taught by a Concordia educator.
  • Gateway Technical College: Up to 49 credits – tuition-free opportunities
    By the time Racine Lutheran High School students graduate, they can earn college credits from Gateway Technical College in the following programs: Industry 4.0, Criminal Justice, CNC Operator and the Welding Academy.
    • Industry 4.0 – 8 credits Earn an Intro to Industry 4.0 Career Pathway Certificate
    • Criminal Justice – 12 credits Earn a Security Professional Career Pathway Certificate.
    • CNC – 13 credits Earn a CNC Operator Career Pathway Certificate.
    • Welding – 16 credits Earn a Welding Maintenance and Fabrication Technical Diploma.
  • University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh: 4 credits
    Enrolling in the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Cooperative Academic Partnership Program (CAPP) Biology 105-Biology Concepts Unity course is a convenient and affordable way for high school students to earn concurrent high school and college credit, while developing key skills for future success.
    The dual-credit Biology course is a first course for most Biology majors and pre-med students. The program is nationally accredited through NACEP.

Advanced Placement (AP) Classes:

Up to 12 credits for college.

Advanced Placement is a program run by the College Board that allows students to take special high school courses in which they can earn college credit and/or qualify for more advanced classes when they begin college. They are designed to give the student the experience of an intro-level college class while still in high school. The student may receive college credit for the class after passing the AP exam.

Racine Lutheran High School offers AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Literature and Composition, and AP U.S. History. See the Course Description Booklet for more details.

Graduation Requirements:

Students must complete at least 25.5 credits to graduate. Most students complete 7 credits per school year or at least 28 during high school. Additional information is available in the Student Handbook.