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Middle College


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Middle College Graduation 2014: video

Middle College Graduates 2013

Middle College Graduation 2013: Video

Middle College Graduates 2012

Middle College 2012 Graduation

Middle College allows students to pursue a GED, enroll in community college courses, explore career paths, and earn a Career Readiness Certificate in a college environment.  This program is offered free of charge to students who are eligible and ready to make a commitment to the program and their future.  Our goal is to help further your educational background and prepare you to be successful in the work place. 

WHAT IS Middle College?
Middle College is a college entry and career development program offered to individuals between the ages of 18 and 26 who have not completed high school.  Middle College allows students to obtain their GED and receive academic and career readiness training on the campus of Patrick Henry Community College. 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE for Middle College?
Individuals between the ages of 18 and 26 who do not have a high school diploma and want to further their education are eligible to apply for entrance into Middle College.  Applicants must be committed to the program and complete an assessment to determine skill levels in reading and mathematics.

WHERE IS Middle College located?
Middle College is located in the Learning Resource Center (LRC) on the second floor at Patrick Henry Community College at 645 Patriot Avenue, Martinsville, VA.  Middle College is part of the Developmental Education and Transitional Programs Department.

WHEN CAN I ENROLL in Middle College?
Middle College has open enrollment so individuals may enroll at any time.  Applications are now being accepted. 

Classes held Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

HOW MUCH DOES Middle College COST?
Middle College is FREE to all participants. 

ARE Middle College STUDENTS CONSIDERED COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS?
Yes, all Middle College students are accepted for admissions to Patrick Henry Community College.  Middle College students have access to all resources available to college students.

WHAT WILL I EARN through the Middle College Program?
Middle College completers will earn:

  • GED (1-semester program)
  • Virginia’s Career Readiness Certificate (CRC)
  • College Credit (Career Education course)

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I’M INTERESTED in Middle College?
Contact Christy Yaple, Director, at (276) 656-5490 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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