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Frequently Asked Questions about the Early/Middle College @ GTCC Jamestown

  • FAQs

    • Where are you located?  We are located on the GTCC Jamestown Campus, in the Community Training center


    • What grades do you serve?   We accept all students entering their 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th-grade years.   The number of students accepted at each grade level is different, with more incoming 9th graders being accepted than incoming 12th graders. 


    • How many students do you have?  We have approximately 270 students enrolled.  


    • What are the hours?  The high school day begins at 11 am and runs until 5:15 pm.  


    • Is there transportation?  There is LIMITED transportation to our school. For the 2024 school year and beyond, GCS will only provide bus transportation to students within our zone.  The Zone includes the following: Dudley, Grimsley, Northwest, Ragsdale, Smith, Southern (Sumner Elementary zone only), and Western.  Current students outside these zones will continue to recieve bus transportation IF they currently have it. 


    • How many students take college classes?  We currently have 100+ students taking college classes. 


    • How do the students perform in their college classes?  On average, about 86% of students taking college classes earn a C or better.  


    • How many applications do you receive?   We receive about 300 applications during the magnet season. We will then accept and invite 45 students to enter our program. 


    • When can students take college classes?  Students need to first pass the GTCC placement test or score at a certain level on the PLAN, PSAT, ACT, or SAT.   Students who pass the placement test are then reviewed by the faculty for attendance, attitude, and general readiness for the college classroom. 


    • What do I need to apply?   You will need to fill out the current application form on SchoolMint and submit it by the application deadline.  
    • How do I apply?   The magnet application period will open in January and closes a month later. Please visit SchoolMint for the application. Late applications will NOT be accepted.