ASCENT & TREP Programs

Accelerating Students through Concurrent Enrollment (ASCENT)

ASCENT is a fifth-year high school program that lets eligible seniors take a year of only college classes at Front Range Community College: ASCENT Information for FRCC Students or AIMS Community College.

ASCENT students do not attend high school classes.


2023-24 ASCENT Application 

ASCENT Application Worksheet and Verification Form


ASCENT eligibility -  9 post-secondary credit hours 

  • The local education provider (LEP) may designate a qualified student as an ASCENT program participant.

  • The number of postsecondary credit hours required to be eligible to participate in the ASCENT program is now nine (reduced from 12).

  • Deadline to apply is April 4, 2023!

  • Learn more about the ASCENT program on the CDE website.



Teacher Recruitment Education & Preparation (TREP)

TREP is a fifth & sixth year high school program for future educators that lets eligible seniors take college only classes at Front Range Community College or AIMS Community College.

Program Information:

  • Eligibility is based on the successful completion of 1 college course from the educator pathway during 12th grade
  • Program Overview
  • TREP students do not attend high school classes.
  • Deadline to apply is April 4th, 2023!


 2023-24 TREP Student Application 

Agreement Form

TREP Students
2022-2023 TREP Students