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DIVISION of CONTINUING EDUCATION

FAMU College Reach-Out Program (CROP)

 
What is the College Reach-Out Program?
The College Reach-Out Program (CROP) was created by the Florida Legislature.  It’s purpose is to increase the number of students in grades 6-12, who upon high school graduation are admitted to and successfully complete post-secondary education.  The Florida A&M University College Reach-Out Program is committed to serving students in Leon County at RAA Middle School, Fairview Middle School, Steele-Collins Middle School as well as students of Florida A&M University Developmental Research School. 

Who qualifies for the College Reach-Out Program?
In order to qualify for the College Reach-Out Program, a student must meet the following
criteria:

• Have a Social Security Number
• Be enrolled in grades 6–12
• Sign an agreement by the student and parents to abide by the schedules and rules of the program
Economic Guidelines: (must meet one)
• Family's taxable income did not exceed 185% of the poverty level
• Family received temporary cash assistance under WAGES (Work and Gain Economic Self–Sufficiency)
• Student eligible for free/reduced lunch program
• Family received public assistance
Academic Guidelines: (must meet one)
• Potential first generation to attend college
• Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.50 or below in the preceding school year
• No math courses at Level II or Level III in grades 9–11
• No science courses at Level II or Level III in grades 9–11
• Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) reading score below average
• Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) math score below average
• Florida Writing Assessment Program score below state average



For a CROP application, click here.



Panhandle College Reach-Out
Consortium Members
Chipola College
Florida A&M University
Gulf Coast State College
Tallahassee Community College



Phyllis Watson, Director
Division of Continuing Education
Florida A&M University
668 Gamble Street
Tallahassee, FL 32307