The Collegiate Studies Program at J.R. Arnold High School is proud to be recognized by the Bay County School Board as a College-Preparatory Program.

Rigorous college-level courses, homework, SAT/ACT, and college admissions are all part of the college-preparatory world. What makes the Collegiate Studies Program at J.R. Arnold High School different? YOU ARE OUR FOCUS!

The Collegiate Studies Program offers a world of possibilities for our students. College-level courses may begin as early as the freshman year. When they graduate, many CSP seniors will have earned enough college credits to have completed one full year of college. Some will earn their Associates of Arts degree the same night they receive their high school diploma.  With our large number of Dual-Enrolled (college) and Advanced Placement© courses; we are able to work with you, your parents, and our guidance staff to build a pathway to success, in academics and in life.

A Collegiate Studies student has to meet the challenge of a rigorous curriculum. The key to your success is that we shape the curriculum to meet your needs. As our alumni can attest, Collegiate Studies prepared them for college and life!

Applicant Standards for Admission

  • Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average for seventh grade
  • Applicant must have a 3.0 grade point average in eighth grade courses at time of application
  • Applicant must have a level 3 or higher on seventh grade FCAT (we will accept other standardized scores for evaluation if applicant did not take an FCAT)
  • Applicant must have good attendance and discipline records

Interested students may apply to Collegiate Studies by going to the Bay District Schools website and clicking on the Advanced Academic Programs icon located on the home page. An “Apply Here” icon will appear along with all advanced programs logos. Click the “Apply Here” icon (not the program logos) and you will be taken to the application.

Please feel free to contact Mr. Czupryk, Collegiate Studies Director, at 767-3760 or czupryt@bay.k12.fl.us if you have any questions about the application process or Collegiate Studies.

J. R. Arnold High School
550 Alf Coleman Drive
Panama City Beach, Florida