The Fast Track Academy is a FREE 7-week summer program for recent high school graduates who need additional math and English instruction to be better prepared for college. The program includes in-person Prep math and English classes, a college orientation course, and testing services to be sure students are receiving the support they need. Think this is for you? Register here.

All students are required to take placement tests prior to the start of classes and again at the conclusion of classes.

Parents and students are required to attend one of two welcome sessions on June 17 at 9 a.m. or 6 p.m.

Your Fast Track Journey

Class Schedule

Students can register for day or evening classes.

Day Classes
College Prep English 8:30 – 9:50 a.m.
College Prep Math 10 a.m. – 12 noon

Evening Classes
College Prep Math 5:30 – 6:50 p.m.
College Prep English 7 – 9 p.m.

College Orientation
College orientation classes will be held on Thursdays from June 24 – August 5 (no class on July 8). Students will be placed in an orientation class and notified of their assigned class day and time.

Regulations & Requirements

Attendance
Signing-in and out for each class period is required. Students are allowed no more than two absences for math and English. They're allowed one absence for their freshman seminar course (ORI 101). Any absences exceeding the permitted days in the attendance policy will result in immediate dismissmal from the program. 

Tardiness
Students are responsible for lost instructional time due to tardiness and adbsences. Students should take advantage of the online resources provided to keep up with the class.

Food
Food is not allowed in the classroom, but students are welcome to bring beverages in class.

Electronics
Cell phones, tablets, and laptops are not allowed during class time.

Learning Objective
Students are required to demonstrate mastery of concepts taught. Mastery is defined as scoring 80% or higher on concept quizzes.

Oberservances
Students must obtain and use a parking permit (hangtag) issued by the Drake State IT Department.

Wear appropriate clothing in the classroom. 

Weapons and tobacco products are not permitted on campus. 

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Students can start their summer on the Fast Track and register today. This is a free 7-week program that'll prepare high school graduates for college Prep math and English. Registration ends June 15.