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The Parent Promise


Are you also considering pursuing a degree or certificate for yourself? If you are a parent or guardian of a 2020 high school senior at a participating Parent Promise high school, we have an opportunity for you. 

Parent Promise is the option to have your tuition covered at any Dallas County Community College and earn credentials in high-demand fields to broaden your career options. 

DCCCD offers programs at each of their seven campuses in a wide variety: Pharmacy Technology, Vocational Nursing, Management, Logistics, Engineering Technology, and much more. These programs offer certifications and associate-level degrees that can increase your earning potential at your current job or help you land a job that’s better for you. 

Who is eligible for the Parent Promise?

Families with a household income of $55,000 or less per year AND *parent(s) or guardian(s) of 2020 high school seniors at one of the participating Parent Promise schools:

  • Cedar Hill Collegiate High School (Cedar Hill ISD)
  • Cedar Hill High School (Cedar Hill ISD)
  • David W. Carter High School (DISD)
  • DeSoto High School (DeSoto ISD)
  • Duncanville High School (Duncanville ISD)
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt High School (DISD)
  • Grand Prairie High Schools (Grand Prairie ISD)
  • H. Grady Spruce High School (DISD)
  • L.G. Pinkston High School (DISD)
  • Lancaster High School (Lancaster ISD)
  • Moises E. Molina High School (DISD)
  • South Grand Prairie High School (GPISD)
  • South Oak Cliff High School (DISD)
  • W.W. Samuell High School (DISD)
  • Wilmer-Hutchins High School (DISD)

 *Assigned guardians include, but are not limited to, a biological parent, foster parent, step-parent, older sibling, grandparent, aunt or uncle with primary guardianship of the high school student. The student must live with the guardian for the parent to be fully eligible and only one guardian per household may participate. 

For more information about Dallas County Parent Promise, click here. If you’re interested and have questions, contact DCCCD via email at parentpromise@dcccd.edu.