College & Career Promise

Pre-Associate in Arts
Lee Pathway

College Transfer Pathway: The College Transfer Pathway leads to completion of the general education requirements (first 2 years) of a baccalaureate degree.



  1. Must be a high school junior or senior
  2. Must have a weighted GPA of 3.0 on high school courses
  3. Must demonstrate college readiness (in English, reading, and mathematics) on an assessment or placement test, see below for benchmarks

To maintain eligibility for continued enrollment, a student must:

  1. Continue to make progress toward high school graduation, and
  2. Maintain a 2.0 GPA in college coursework after completing two courses.

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College Readiness Benchmarks on Approved Diagnostic Assessment Tests

15 English
18 Reading
19 Mathematics
45 English
47 Reading
47 Mathematics
41 Writing
41 Reading
41 Numerical Skills
41 Int. Algebra
70 Writing
81 Reading
47 Pre-Algebra
66 Algebra
86 Sentence Skills
80 Reading
55 Arithmetic
75 Elem. Algebra
500 English
500 Critical Reading
500 Mathematics
18 English
22 Reading
22 Mathematics

1 NCCCS Cut Score


County School Advisors

  • Cara Simmons, Career and College Advisor Lee County High School (Sanford)
  • Lara Abels, Career and College Advisor Southern Lee High School (Sanford)

Home School Advisors

Private & Charter Advisors

  • Dr. Sara Newcomb, Director of Secondary Partnerships Chatham Charter School, Chatham and Harnett Early Colleges, and All Other (919) 718-7370