Arkansas High School Collegiate Academy

Learning Today. Leading Tomorrow.

Earn a High School Diploma and Associate Degree at the Same Time

The Arkansas High School Collegiate Academy allows students to earn a high school diploma and an Associate Degree simultaneously. The student body consists of high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors enrolled in dual-credit courses on the U of A Texarkana campus.

Collegiate Academy Highlights

  • Expands learning opportunities for qualified students.
  • Provides up to 60 hours of transferable college credit to universities.

Informational Brochure

How to Become Part of the Academy

What Students Can Expect

  • A customized high school experience with the rigor of college.
  • A transition to college in a flexible, supportive, and academically enriched environment.
  • A chance to get a head start on a college degree while earning a high school diploma.
  • An environment that helps students acclimate to college-level standards and engages full immersion into the collegiate environment.
  • Students will be able to participate in some extracurricular activities at Arkansas High School while being a part of the Collegiate Academy.

What to Expect After Completion of the Program

  • High school diploma from Arkansas High School
  • Associate degree from the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Accumulation of up to 60 college credits
  • Increased maturity, independence, and success rate in college


Collegiate Academy Application

Texarkana Arkansas School District Registration Form


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Rebecca Black
Rebecca Black
Administrative Assistant
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Laura Clark
Laura Clark
Vice Chancellor for Academics
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Mikki Curtis
Mikki Curtis
Dean of Secondary Programs
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Terry Taylor
Director of Texarkana Collegiate Academy