• Smart Scholars Early College High School Program

    Contact: Madeline Paneto

    The Smart Scholars Early College High School Program provides students with the opportunity to earn between (24) and (60) college credits prior to high school graduation. This program will be offered at both Ramapo and Spring Valley High School through partnerships with Rockland Community College, York Analytical Laboratories, Inc., and Wellcore, Inc.

    How to Apply

    Students who are interested in joining the program must complete the application below. Selections will be made based on a weighted lottery system.


    When can students apply?

    Students must enter the program in their ninth grade year. For the 2018-2019 school year, students may apply in ninth grade for a January 2019 start date. Following the initial cohort, students must apply by June 15 of their eigth grade year.

    Is there a cost to this program?

    There is no cost for this program. In the long term, students will save money on tuition costs.

    What is the class schedule?

    For the 2018-2019 school year, classes will begin Saturday, January 26, 2019 and go through June 15, 2019. Each session is held on Saturday from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, classes will be integrated into the student's daily high school schedule.