Edison, NJ - At its meeting on Wednesday, the Edison Board of Education renewed a Memorandum of Agreement with Middlesex County College. The agreement allows Edison High School and J.P. Stevens High School students to earn college credit by taking specific approved courses in school.
The agreement between the Edison School District and Middlesex County College is part of the county college's High School Scholars Program.
All recorded grades are available to students on a Middlesex County College transcript upon completion of the course(s). Student must complete their course(s) with a grade of 'C' or better in order to receive college credit.
Students who enroll in a High School Scholars course will be charged a discounted tuition rate. For the 2019-2020 school year the cost is $125 per course. Three credit, four credit, and three credit courses with a 1 credit lab are offered.
Approved Middlesex County College courses titles include:
General Biology I - 4 credits
General Biology II - 4 credits
General Chemistry I and Lab - 4 credits
General Chemistry II and Lab - 4 credits
College Algebra - 3 credits
Statistics I - 3 credits
Pre-calculus - 4 credits
Analytic Geometry & Calculus I - 4 credits
Analytic Geometry & Calculus II - 4 credits
Principles of Physics I - 4 credits (Edison High School)
General Physics I & Lab - 4 credits
US Government - 3 credits
Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Introduction to Psychology - 3 credits (J.P. Stevens High School)
The courses are taught by approved high school teachers who remain District employees. MCC will award a stipend to approved high school faculty members with 10 or more students participating in the HSS program.