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Madison Metropolitan School District

Pre-college and Post-secondary opportunities for immigrant students

Pre-College Opportunities

PEOPLE Program (Pre-college Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence)

  • Nominations in sixth and ninth grade (depending on openings)

  • Tutoring support, pre-college planning and summer programming during middle and high school

ITA (Information Technology Academy)

  • Nominations in eighth grade

  • Tutoring support, pre-college planning and summer programming during high school

AVID/TOPS (Advancement Via Individual Determination / Teens of Promise)

  • National pre-college model of in-school instruction paired with local resources provided by the Boys & Girls Club of Dane County (tutoring, summer internships and modest college scholarships)

CAP (College Access Program) and other pre-college opportunities

  • Summer school and special interest camps and programs (science, engineering, music, sports etc.)

  • Open regardless of residency status (some fee waivers via the Department of Public Instruction for low-income families)

Post-Secondary Opportunities

Madison College Liberal Arts Transfer Program

  • Covers first two years of general coursework

  • Some options to “specialize” - engineering, science

Madison College Scholars of Promise

  • New for Fall 2017; designed for GPAs 2.25 and above

  • Covers unmet need based on FAFSA “Expected Family Contribution”

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