TexPREP

TexPREP is a mathematics-based, academic enrichment program that emphasizes the development of abstract reasoning and problem solving skills and helps junior high students prepare for careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. 

The program is presented over the course of three summers and includes coursework, team projects, class presentations, examinations, career awareness speakers, field trips, and special events. Elective credits may be earned upon successful completion to apply to a student’s high school credits.

2015 TexPREP Brochure                       

2015 TexPREP Video - Don't just take our word for it.  See what our students thought about the program last summer.

Parent & Student Information Sessions

VC will host 2 information sessions during April for parents and students to come and learn what the program has to offer.  The first information session will be Tuesday, April 7th at 5:30pm at the Victoria College main campus in the Johnson Symposium.  The second information session will be held on Thursday, April 9th at 5:30pm at the VC Calhoun County Center. VC representatives will also be presenting in the area middle schools to all 6th grade students.

Who is eligible for the program?

Students who complete the sixth grade by Summer 2015 and are interested in mathematics, science, technology, or engineering careers are eligible for the TexPREP program. Minority and female students are especially encouraged to apply.

How does my child enroll?

First-Time Students

Students will need to submit the following documents.

  • YEAR 1 Application - Applications will be made available as of January 1st.

  • Printed and signed confirmation page (found upon completion of application)
  • 2 Nomination Forms: One from the math teacher and one from either an English teacher, science teacher, or counselor
  • Copy of the student’s most recent report card
  • 100- to 200-word essay from the student describing why he or she wants to attend TexPREP

All documents must be received by our office by Friday, May 8, 2015:

Victoria College
Attn: Pre-College Programs and Recruitment
2200 E. Red River Street
Victoria, TX 77901
PreCollegePrograms@VictoriaCollege.edu

Returning Students

Applications will be made available for YEAR 2, YEAR 3, and YEAR 4 as of January 1st. Returning students need to complete the appropriate application below and provide a copy of their most recent report card by Friday, May 8, 2015.

Applications are accepted regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, or disability.

How much does the program cost?

There are no tuition or fees associated with the Victoria TexPREP program.

When and where?

Students enrolled in the program will meet at Victoria College four days a week (Mondays through Thursdays). The program will run from June 15 - July 30, 2015.  Each day will begin at 8:30 a.m. with tutoring from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.  The day will conclude at 4:30 p.m. with optional tutoring from 4:30-5:00 p.m. 

Orientation Information

All accepted students and at least one of their parents or guardians are required to attend a mandatory orientation prior to the summer program starting in June.  More information on the exact time, date, and location will be coming soon!

Additional Program Information

For more information, please contact Pre-College Programs & Recruitment at (361) 485-6823 or via email at PreCollegePrograms@VictoriaCollege.edu

 

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