• Eighth graders interested in participating in the Bearcat Collegiate Program in high school must complete an application and take the TSIA2 English college placement exam.

    The BCP application is OPEN NOW through December 15, 2023 for the 2024-25 school year.

Recommended Criteria for Success in the BCP Program

    • Have a 85 average in CORE classes the 1st semester of 8th grade (by Christmas Break) - English, Math, Science, and History

    • Have a “Met”/”Masters” score on all 7th grade STAAR tests

    • Have a “On grade level” score on 8th grade IReady in the 1st semester of 8th grade (by Christmas Break)

    • Teacher Recommendation

    • Completed BCP parent/student contract

    For more information, contact Sherman High School College/Career Readiness and Dual Credit Coordinator Jennifer Pruiett at jpruiett@shermanisd.net or 903-891-6440. Students and families may also visit with their middle school counselor.