• TMCC High School is a 10-12th grade middle college high school, where students work
    toward an associate degree or technical certificate while earning a high school diploma.

  • When can I apply to TMCC High School?

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    Students apply in their 9th and 10th year to join us for 10th or 11th grade.

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  • How many students do you accept?

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    We can accept up to 50 sophomores and up to 50 juniors every year.

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  • How much does it cost to attend?

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    The Washoe County School District will pay your tuition and fees. You are responsible for your college books. Students can apply for textbook assistance, which is awarded based on availability of funding. There are also yearly school fees. Please refer to the parent/student handbook for the fee schedule.

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  • Where should I go for my freshman year?

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    As a freshman, you can attend your zoned school, a Signature Academy, online, or charter school. The decision is up to you. These are the preferred courses you should take as a freshman:

    Computer Literacy (Computer Science & Applications – 1 semester) – ½ credit

    Health (1 semester) – ½ credit
    PE (both semesters) – 1 credit
    Biology (both semesters) - 1 credit (a must)

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  • When will the application be available for the upcoming school year?

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    The application for the upcoming school year will be available mid-December.

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  • Can I learn more?

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    We will hold several virtual information events to talk about the school overall and walk you through the application process. Check washoeschools.net/tmcchs for dates/times.

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  • What can I do to prepare?

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    - Pass all of your classes, take biology, stay on track, and maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA.
    - Prepare for the Accuplacer (college placement test for Math and English)
    - Practice at ACCUPLACER Study App! (accuplacerpractice.collegeboard.org)

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  • Can I participate in sports or extra-curricular activities at my zoned school?

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    You can participate in activities (including sports) at your zoned school, with permission from zoned school principal and if class schedule allows.

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  • Is there transportation to the TMCC High School campus?

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    WCSD does not provide transportation to TMCC High School. Students are transported by parents or purchase a reduced price student RTC pass (TMCC has received a grant and our students qualify for a free bus pass for the 2020-21 school year). 

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  • How do we get lunch on campus?

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    There is a cafe on the Dandini Campus and vending machines in all of the college buildings. TMCC High School offers a meal assistance program that is similar to free and reduced lunch. The application is in the office.

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  • Is the calendar the same as all WCSD High School?

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    The calendar for TMCC High School starts with WCSD and then follows the college schedule with no fall break, longer winter break, one week spring break, and the school ends in May. You can find the calendar at
    www.washoeschools.net/Page/5436

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