Bridge to College K-12

The Bridge to College Program at Los Angeles Trade-Tech College (LATTC) provides students the opportunity to concurrently enroll in college courses while still in high school. The purpose of the program is to provide advanced scholastic and educational enrichment opportunities for eligible students.

Advanced scholastic academic work: courses applicable towards a two or four year degree or courses beyond the scope of a high school’s program.

  • Vocational Training: any course in any vocational field (e.g. Architecture, Automotive, Cosmetology, Electrical, etc).
  • Non-Credit Courses: open entry/exit courses that do not carry any college unit credit intended for personal enrichment.
  • Early college experience: students will become familiar with college work and procedures while still in high school.

Students who desire to participate in concurrent enrollment must be recommended by their principal or counselor and have parental permission.

Admission Basis

Although the K-12 school makes recommendations, LATTC can deny admissions based on:

  • Age Restrictions for specific courses (Cosmetology)
  • Completion of a specified grade level
  • Demonstrated eligibility for instruction using assessment methods (e.g. Math and English)
  • Limitation on enrollment of credit Physical Education (limited on average to four students per section)

Credit Course Repeats / Withdrawals*

  • Students have three (3) attempts to successfully pass a course with a “C” or higher throughout the entire Los Angeles Community College District. •A Withdrawal (W) or an Incomplete (I) will now count as an attempt.
  • Students may petition to repeat a class for the fourth (4th) time only in cases of extenuating circumstances (e.g. fire, flood, or other extraordinary conditions). Student must meet with an Academic Counselor.

*Exceptions may apply to students who have successfully passed a class due to specific circumstances, such as a legally mandated training, the course content has changed, or significant time has lapsed.

Application Steps

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You must meet with your High School Counselor to complete the K-12 Form as follows:

  • Part I – Complete student personal information and sign, parent or guardian signature is required for students under the age of 18, as well as Parent/Guardian information sheet.
  • Part II and III – High School Counselor (official) must complete Part II by entering courses recommended for student and by completed all requested information in Part III including printed name and title, signature (original signature required) and school’s information.

*NOTE: ALL signatures must be original as stated in the application. K-12 forms with copied or stamped signatures will not be accepted.

  • Students who wish to enroll in English and Math must take the College Assessment and have a placement on or above English 101 and/or Math 125.

Students who wish to enroll in English and Math must go through the college assessment process by taking the Accuplacer test based on their TABE test scores and have a placement on or above English 101 and/or Math 125. (As of Fall 2009 Eng 28 and Math 115 are Non-Degree Applicable courses)


A parent or guardian of a highly gifted and talented pupil who is not enrolled in a public school may directly petition LATTC to authorize attendance as a part time or special full-time student on the grounds that the pupil would benefit from advanced scholastic or vocational work available at the college. Complete Application (Part III not required), and submit to Bridges Office located in Student Support Center, D3-105.

  • Contact the LATTC Bridge to College Program for an orientation appointment. New student must attend a mandatory Orientation accompanied by a parent or guardian.

You must submit your application prior to signing up for an orientation.

  • Register. You will be provided with a date to sign up for classes over the phone, online, or in person.

Succeed! Get involved and enjoy the college experience! Remember, books are your responsibility. You may purchase your books at the LATTC College Store located in C4 Building, First Floor.

Fees & Forms

The enrollment fees are waived for concurrent students as long as they are enrolled in 11 units or less during a regular term in the Los Angeles Community College District.

Non Resident Students’ fees may be waived by submitting the. The district will allow nonresident HS students to self-certify their income, showing financial need. If granted tuition fees will be waived for all units and health fee. must be submitted each term along with the.

Students will not be able to enroll unless a complete NR Fee Waiver is submitted California with the.

K-12 concurrent students will be treated as regular college students and are expected to comply with all college rules and regulations. Students must arrange for their own transportation to and from the college and provide their own books and equipment.