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DUSD - Downey High School

The Cerritos Complete program is a great opportunity for high school seniors to smoothly transition to college. This program provides opportunities for high school seniors to obtain the skills and knowledge needed for college, explore a variety of careers, save money on their college education, and graduate from college on-time. Cerritos Complete is available to graduating high school seniors from our local school districts who complete the steps in high school. 

Benefits

  • One-year free tuition
  • One-year early enrollment
  • Step by step assistance
  • One-on-one counseling and advisement
  • College preparedness
  • Career exploration
  • Personalized schedule for Fall and Spring semester

Parent Night Information

High School Senior Steps

  1. (a) FAFSA/DREAM Act Application - Deadline to Submit application is March 2
    (b) Financial Aid Packet - Must be completed and all forms must be submitted to Ceritos College Financial Aid Office - Deadline April 30
    (Optional) Parent Night at Downey High School - January 11 at 6 pm - 7:30 pm in Theater and Library

  2. On-Site Admissions (Cerritos College Summer Application) at Downey High School - February 8 at 2:30 pm in Library

  3. Cerritos Complete Intent FormDeadline March 4 at 12 am 

  4. Self Report Workshop at Downey High School - March 13 at 2:30 pm - 4 pm in Library

    (If you are not attending the workshop at your high school, you can submit the forms via the link. You will need your high school transcript in order to fill out the two Self-Report forms. Once you complete the forms, sign-up for a Falcon Edge Workshop.)

    Self-Report Form – English, ESL and Reading
    Self-Report Form – Math
    Sign-up for a Falcon Edge Workshop

  5. Attend Falcon Edge (Cerritos Complete Planning & Scheduling Workshop) at Cerritos College – April

  6. Summer Connections Class (COUN 101A)
    In the class you will, meet with counselors, explore careers, and plan your fall and spring schedules.
    (a) Signup for the 4-day Summer Connections Class - Deadline May 8
    (b) Attend and successful pass the COUN 101A class - June - August
    (c) Submit a Commitment Contract (Given out in Class)

  7. Enroll in classes in student MyCerritos account for Cerritos College Fall Semester - June 7

Students that successfully complete all 7 steps will be admitted into the Cerritos Complete program.

If you have questions about these events or times, please contact your High School Point Counselor, Lori Roman at lroman@dusd.net or (562) 869-7301.

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