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How Does OnRamps Work?
  • OnRamps students are enrolled in a year-long high school course facilitated by a Northwest ISD teacher who is trained and certified by OnRamps.
  • During the first half of the course, OnRamps students complete a series of required assignments that are designated by the Instructor of Record at the University of Texas to determine eligibility to be dually enrolled in the university course.
  • Students who successfully complete the high school version of the course receive credit from their campus. In addition, students who successfully complete the spring college course (in OnRamps College Algebra, Precalculus, Statistics, Physics, and Computer Science) receive three Texas Core credits from the University, and students who successfully complete the fall and/or spring college course (in OnRamps English and OnRamps History) can receive three to six Texas Core credits from the University.

How much do OnRamps Courses Cost?

OnRamps Courses cost $149 per student, per college course. Students who qualify for Free/Reduced lunch receive a tuition discount making their cost $25 per student, per course. 

Which OnRamps Courses are Available in NISD?

NISD currently offers OnRamps courses in each of the four core content areas and one Career and Technical Education course.  All courses, with the exception of English and Social Studies, are full-year courses. Students who take English or Social Studies OnRamps Courses will take one course each semester. To learn more about each of our OnRamps courses see the information sheets below.       

  • Introduction to Rhetoric: Reading, Writing, and Research [ENGL 1301]
  • Reading and Writing: The Rhetoric of American Tradition [ENGL 1302]
  • OnRamps Rhetoric Information Sheet



Social Studies

Career and Technical Education

What OnRamps Students Are Saying:

Students who take OnRamps courses that are prerequisites to a course offered at Tarrant County College will be required to submit a transcript showing that credit has been received and accepted before they will be able to register for the course at TCC. 

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[* Not all courses are part of every degree plan. Your college or university may apply Texas Core credits as electives if the class you take is not part of your degree plan.]