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The Achieving a College Education Program (ACE) is a nationally recognized program that targets students who may not consider going to college and attaining a baccalaureate degree to be an achievable goal. Upon graduation from high school an ACE student may earn up to 24 transferable college credits.
Is designed to help students make a smooth transition from high school through the community colleges on to a university and completion of a bachelor’s degree.
Recruits high school students in their sophomore year to participate in the program in their high school junior and senior years.
ACE students are enrolled in concurrent college courses as high school juniors and seniors
Students attend college classes during the summer and on Saturdays during the fall and spring semesters
Students can earn up to 24 college credits by the time they graduate from high school
Maricopa ACE now serves over 100 high schools
From 1988-2014 ACE has served over 18,000 students
You can find more information on the Maricopa County Community Colleges Website here.