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Dual Credit

Step 1: Admissions & Pre-Advising

  • Complete LSC application.

Step 2: Testing/Placement

  • Students MUST qualify for dual credit through an SAT/ACT or TSI score.
  • If you need to take the TSI to qualify for Dual Credit you must:  
    • Complete the Pre-Assessment Activity: Log into your myLoneStar account. You may need to wait 24 hours after completing the application before you are able to access this activity.
    • Click “complete your pre-assessment activity now” in the shaded blue box. If you have any problems, contact Office of Technology Services (OTS) at (832) 813-6600.
    • After you complete the pre-assessment activity, go to Lone Star and get a testing ticket from them to take the TSI. 
    • Provide a printout (must include your full name) of your scores to Mrs. Kutter. 
  • If you qualify with your SAT/ACT scores you must provide a printout (must include your full name) of your scores to Mrs. Kutter


Required qualifying test scores:







    DC Eng, US Hist, & DC Electives



  English: 19 + Composite: 23

     Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (EBRW): 480


    DC Eng, US Hist, &

      DC Electives



  English: 19 + Composite: 23

       Evidence-Based Reading  and Writing (EBRW): 480

     363-390 and a 4 on the essay or a 5+ on essay

DC College Algebra



    English: 19 +

     Math: 19 +

Composite: 23

       Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (EBRW): 480


Math: 580



Step 3: Registering & Dropping

  • See Mrs. Kutter in The U to get registration packet for your course(s). Includes registration form, parental consent and waiver form, and FERPA form.
  • Students 17 years of age or less must complete the Parental Consent Form (located in the right tool bar) signed by a parent before enrolling into any college courses.
  • Submit a FERPA (Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act) form to grant access to student records to a parent/guardian.
  • Students MUST return ALL signed forms to Mrs. Kutter in order to be registered. 
  • To DROP a class, you MUST see Mrs. Kutter to complete and submit a drop form.


Step 4: Pay your tuition

  • Pay Online: 
    • Go to click on myLoneStar and login. At the top left of the screen, click on the Student tab. Mid-page, find the Student Center (Quick View) pane. You should see a list of classes and the amount due. Click on the Pay Now 
  • To Pay On Campus:
    • Visit the Bursar's/Cashier Office at LSC- Montgomery (building E).
Q: How do I find information about required text books?
It is the student's responsibility to get their text book information. The teacher or the college may have this information. Many teachers let the students know this information the first week of classes. 
Q: What if I make below a C in my dual credit class?
Students who makes below a C in any dual credit class, are not able to take any other dual credit classes for the remainder of their time at Magnolia High School.
Q: What dates am I responsible for knowing?
Students are responsible for knowing registration deadlines and drop dates. 
Q: How do I get a refund or do I qualify for a refund?
All refunds and dates of refund go through Lone Star College directly.
Q: What if I can't access my Lone Star account or am having issues paying online?
Call Lone Star directly to ask for assistance. (936) 273-7000
Q:  What if I miss the deadline?
All deadlines for Magnolia High School are firm. If you miss the deadline, you will not be able to take dual credit classes for the semester. Please make sure you frequently check The U webpage and sign up for Remind 101 by texting: @dcatmhs to 81010.
Q: Am I required to have the bacterial meningitis shot?
Students are not required to have a bacterial meningitis shot since they are not taking the classes on Lone Star's actual campus.