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Concurrent Enrollment at Spectrum High School

Spectrum High School offers college courses taught by Spectrum faculty allowing students to earn college credit while staying on Spectrum’s campus. College at Spectrum High School (C@SH) is a partnership with the following colleges: Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Central Lakes College, Pine Technical and Community College, and the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.

C@SH and Advanced Placement Classes at Spectrum High School


  • Intro to Digital Photography


  • College Critical Writing & Reading 
  • Introduction to Communication
  • Intro to Literary Studies
  • Multicultural Literature
  • Writing Studio

Health/Physical Education

  • Wellness for Life Lecture and Lab


  • Calculus I
  • College Algebra I
  • College Algebra II & Trig
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Mathematical Thinking


  • AP Biology
  • Environmental Science Lecture and Lab

Social Studies

  • AP Human Geography
  • American Government and Politics
  • Intro to Psychology
  • Modern World Civilizations I  (1500-1870)
  • Modern World Civilizations II (1870 to present)
  • Principles of Microeconomics 
  • US History I 
  • US History II 


  • Intermediate Spanish I
  • Intermediate Spanish II


  • AP Computer Science   Principles    
  • Intro to Information Technology
  • Client Operating Systems

Class of 2023 Successes

  • Spectrum High School’s class of 2023 earned 3,445 college credits. This represents an approximate cost savings of over $1,543,360, based on the avg. tuition cost per credit at a four-year public college in the United States.
  • 84.5% of students graduated with at least one college credit.
  • 24 students completed an Associate of Arts Degree.
  • 9 seniors completed the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum.
  • 12 additional students earned 40 college credits or more.

Spectrum Class of 2023 Post Secondary Plans

Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Anoka Technical College
Arizona State University
Augsburg University
Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts
Bethany Lutheran College
Bethel University
Briar Cliff University
Cedarville University
Central Lakes College
Century College
Charleston Southern University
College of St. Scholastica
Concordia University- St. Paul
Crown College
Florida Atlantic University
Gonzaga University
Grand Canyon University
Gustavus Adolphus College

Hamline University
Hennepin Technical College
Kansas State University
Lake Superior Community College
Lawrence Technological University
Liberty University
Minneapolis College of Art & Design
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Missouri University of Science and Technology
North Central University
North Dakota State University
Northern Illinois University
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Savannah Collage of Art and Design
South Dakota State University
Southwest Minnesota State University
St. Cloud State University
St. Cloud Technical College
University of Jamestown

University of Minnesota - Duluth
University of Minnesota - Morris
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
University of Northwestern - St. Paul
University of South Dakota
University of St. Thomas
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
University of Wisconsin - Madison
University of Wisconsin - River Falls
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
University of Wisconsin - Stout
Winona State University