Middle School

 

k_12-4.jpgWhether you are a student, a parent or guardian, or are a school representative, your role in this partnership is an important one. We've outlined pathways under the tabs below that briefly describe how we can continue to work together to ensure students' admission and success in college. 

 

Middle School Pathway at a Glance

7th/8th Grade

  • Participate in Career Exploration Program
  • Register for the After-School Experience, Summer Experience, College For Kids, and/or Youth Aquatics Programs
  • Attend Saddleback Information Session
  • Attend Junior Gauchos Events

6th Grade

  • Register for the After-School Experience, Summer Experience, College For Kids, and/or Youth Aquatics Programs
  • Attend Junior Gauchos Events

7th/8th Grade

  • Support K-8 Partnership Programs/Activities
  • Register your student for the After-School Experience, Summer Experience, College For Kids, and/or Youth Aquatics Programs
  • Discuss career options with your student
  • Attend Junior Gauchos Events with your student
  • Take your student on a college tour
  • Attend Saddleback Information Session with your student
  • Explore concurrent enrollment options with your student

6th Grade

  • Support K-8 Partnership Programs/Activities
  • Register your student for the After-School Experience, Summer Experience, College For Kids, and/or Youth Aquatics Programs
  • Discuss career options with your student
  • Attend Junior Gauchos Events with your student

7th/8th Grade

  • Provide Career Exploration Program for your students
  • Support K-8 Partnership Programs/Activities
  • Provide robust After-School and Summer Experience Programs for your students
  • Attend Saddleback's President's Breakfast
  • Continue ongoing relationships with Saddleback College

6th Grade

  • Support K-8 Partnership Programs/Activities
  • Provide After-School and Summer Experience Programs for your students
  • Attend Saddleback's President's Breakfast
  • Continue ongoing relationships with Saddleback College

7th/8th Grade

Offer a variety of programs and services to support and prepare students for college:

  • Introduction to Career Exploration Program
  • After-School Experience
  • Summer Experience
  • College For Kids
  • Youth Aquatics
  • Junior Gauchos Outreach Events
  • Information Session

6th Grade

Offer a variety of programs and services to support and prepare students for college:

  • After-School Experience
  • Summer Experience
  • College For Kids
  • Youth Aquatics
  • Junior Gauchos Outreach Even

Programs & Services

Below is a brief list of Programs & Services provided at Saddleback College. For a complete list of Student Services Programs, please view the Student Services webpage, www.saddleback.edu/vpss

Middle School Partnership Program

Supports and prepares Middle School students for the rigors of high school and college coursework and leads to success in high school and college.

 

After-School Experience

Fun and enriching after-school activities offered on local school campuses that increase children’s intellectual and social well-being. 

Basic Skills

Coursework designed to prepare students for success with college-level courses while supporting them to reach their educational goals.

Career Events

Events offered during specific milestone grades that give children the opportunity to explore career options. 

College For Kids

Fun and enriching summer activities, offered on the college campus that provide children with the experience of college life. 

College For Kids/Teens

Fun and enriching summer activities offered on the college campus that provide teens with the experience of college life. 

Concurrent Enrollment

Opportunity for qualified K-8 students who wish to study in advanced scholastic and vocational areas. Special Admits enroll in regular college classes, gain college credits, and establish a permanent college transcript. 

CTE Programs

Coursework directly related to the high demand skills required to obtain employment in current or emerging occupations. 

Dual Enrollment

Coursework in which high school students receive college credit as well as credit from their high school. 

Honors Program

An interdisciplinary effort to develop exceptional talent, ability, and scholarship in highly motivated students.

Junior Gauchos Outreach

K-8 outreach efforts to bring the college experience to the youth of the South Orange County Community. 

Outreach & Recruitment

K-12 and community outreach efforts to bring the college experience to more members of the South Orange County Community. 

Summer Experience

Fun and enriching summer activities offered on local school campuses that increase children’s intellectual and social well-being. 

Youth Aquatics

Swim lessons for children, offered on the college campus that increase children’s swimming and safety skills. 

 


 

Photo: Recreation Staff, Saddleback College Student, and ASG Member.