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Running Start

College in the High School

Students have an opportunity to earn college credit through third and four-year World Languages, International Marketing II, Child Development and Engineering Physics.  Fees may apply.  (See specific course for details.)  Students wishing to obtain college credit through these classes must be enrolled in six classes at Mt. Spokane High School.

SFCC/SCC/EWU: Running Start

Running Start is a college credit program allowing students to earn high school and college credit simultaneously.  Spokane Community College (SCC), Spokane Falls Community College (SFCC) and Eastern Washington University (EWU) offer this opportunity for junior and senior students.  Interested students should contact their school counselor.  Students must make an appointment with their grade level counselor when needing to complete a Course Recommendation Form.

Prerequisites: Students must be of junior or senior status and score a certain level on  the SAT,  ACT for EWU only, or ASSET (SFCC, SCC).

Admission Procedure: Students must complete the appropriate college application.  Submit necessary test scores and a current official high school transcript.

Cost: The college classes are offered tuition free.  Students are responsible for books, school fees and transportation.

Program: A student can enroll in a maximum of 15 credits per quarter.  In addition, students may attend classes at the high school and participate in all school activities.


  • SFCC - Brenda Schrieber - 509-533-3524
  • SCC - Tessa Greene - 509-533-8062
  • EWU - General Help Line - 509-359-6155