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Savannah Early College
400 Pennsylvania Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404 

(912) 395-2535

Caroline Gordon-Jelks,

Hours: Bell Times
Grades: 9th - 12th

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Savannah Early College High School

Fast Facts about Dual-Enrollment



Dual-Enrollment Eligibility Class of 2020 & Beyond

Factors that impact eligibility for dual-enrollment:

-         Earn the qualifying score on the College Placement Exams

-         Complete and pass all Savannah Early College High School (SECHS) courses with a minimum grade of 80

-         Follow policies for attendance, tardies and behavior as outlined in the SCCPSS Code of Conduct

-         If applicable, recover course credit(s) through the Twilight Program


Students who fail to adhere to these guidelines will be required to transition to their home High School during their junior and senior years.



Friday, September 22, 2017                  SSU campus, Whiting Hall (math re-test)

Friday, September 29, 2017                  SSU campus, Whiting Hall (sophomores)

Friday, January 19, 2018            SSU campus, Whiting Hall (re-test)

Tuesday, March 13, 2018           SSU campus, Whiting Hall (final re-test)


Applications and Paperwork

All required Dual-Enrollment paperwork was distributed and discussed at the -2017 "Dual-Enrollment Night” scheduled on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. All forms must be reviewed, signed, and returned to the SECHS Counselor by Friday, November 3, 2017.




Only students who meet the minimum placement test score requirements and submit ALL required paperwork will be eligible to apply to Savannah State University.



The state Dual-Enrollment program pays for the high school students’ college tuition. Certain restrictions apply.



SCCPSS provides a school bus that transports students back and forth between Savannah Early College High School and SSU any day that SCCPSS is in session.  Juniors who attend SSU are not permitted to drive to the university campus.


Tour of SSU Campus

Typically, Savannah Early College High School will provide a school-sponsored field trip to Savannah State University. Students must complete and submit a field trip form and wear their SCCPSS mandatory uniform with student ID.


SECHS/SSU Orientation

A mandatory Parent/Student Orientation is held prior to the start of the SSU Fall Semester.  Students who are eligible to attend SSU will receive information about Orientation with their end of year report card.



Questions OR Concerns? 

Contact Dr. Simmons, School Counselor, at 912-395-2536 or