Dual Enrollment Information

VPT Testing will be offered at LBHS on May 23 - students must register in Guidance with their EMPL ID#.

VPT Testing will also be offered over the summer on May 31st and June 6th, register here for the additional dates .

Student will need their VWCC EMPLID # prior to signing up for the testing time.


All students who have registered for a Dual Enrollment course for the first time must first register at the college in which their course offers credit. If you are taking the course at Lord Botetourt High School you need to register with Virginia Western Community College (VWCC) . If you have signed up for a class at the Botetourt Technical Center (BTEC) courses are offered through both VWCC and Dabney S. Lancaster Community College (DSLCC) . See course list below to make sure you are applying to the correct college.

The Virginia Community College System requires placement testing for all students before taking a Dual Enrollment class at Lord Botetourt High School (LBHS) or at Botetourt Technical Center (BTEC) . All students must take the Virginia Placement Test (VPT) , unless they have other qualifying scores.

Additional information on the VPT can be found here .

All Dual Enrollment courses are listed in the BCPS Program of Studies


Dual Enrollment courses currently offered at LBHS: Register with VWCC

  • College Composition I & II: ENG 111 & ENG112
  • U.S. Government I & II: PLS 211 & PLS 212
  •  Statistical Reasoning: MTH 157
  • Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry: MTH 166
  • Calculus I: MTH 173
  • College General Biology I & II: BIO 101 & BIO 102
  • Intermediate Spanish Conversation I (Spanish 4): SPA 201
  • Intermediate Spanish Conversation II (Spanish 5): SPA 202
  • Health Sciences 

Dual Enrollment Courses offered at BTEC :

  • Auto Service I - VWCC
  • Auto Service II - VWCC
  • Nurse Aide I - Dabney S. Lancaster Community College 
  • Nurse Aide II - Dabney S. Lancaster Community College 
  • Criminal Justice - Dabney S. Lancaster Communnity College
  • Virginia Teachers for Tomorrow - Shenandoah University
  • Welding I - Dabney S. Lancaster Community College 
  • Welding II - Dabney S. Lancaster Community College
  • Engineering/Mechatronics - VWCC
  • Mechatronics (11th and 12th grade only) - VWCC            

Dual Enrollment is also offered through the VWCC Regional Academy and Roanoke Valley Governor's School

To Register for the VPT at a Botetourt County School use the following Link.

Students must have a copy of their test results to Guidance by July 1st


Shenandoah University offers the Virginia Teachers for Tomorrow course on a rotating schedule. It is currently being offered during the school year 2018-2019.

Do you want your Dual Enrollment transcripts sent somewhere?
Click here to view an easy tutorial on requesting your DE transcripts online.


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