Frequently Asked Questions
Additional FAQs for DE
Q: Are DE students still considered students at their high school?
A: Yes, all DE students (both part-time and full-time) are still considered students enrolled at their high school. They also have all rights and privileges - including participating in all sports, clubs, events, etc. - as traditionally-enrolled high school students do.
Q: How do college grades transfer to the student’s high school transcript?
A: College grades transfer as A = 95, B = 85, C = 75, D = 70 (D’s are passing at the college level, so they’re given our lowest passing grade), and F = 60. If a student takes a college course that is 3 hours or more, they will earn 1.0 credit for the semester. of 2 high school semester grades earning 0.5 Carnegie unit. If a student withdraws from a course and receives a W from the college AND does not replace the course with something at the high school, a W will appear on the student's high school transcript.
Q: Will DE grades transfer to a student’s future college?
A: DE grades earned at a University System of GA (USG) school are guaranteed to transfer to any other USG school. Most public schools outside of GA will accept transfer grades from USG schools as well. Some DE grades earned at a Technical College System of GA School will transfer to USG schools - see attached chart. However, students should always check with their future colleges to confirm their DE courses will transfer. Colleges will typically have transfer tables available on their websites for students to confirm transferability. You can also use the also use the GATRACS Transfer Student Planner to check to see how courses will transfer to your future college.
Q: How do students send their DE grades/credits to their future college?
A: Students must request their transcript from the college through which they’re participating in DE to be sent to their future college for their grades and credits to transfer. Their future college will not transfer their grades and credits solely from their high school transcript. High schools are unable to send college transcripts to a student's future college.