• OnRamps makes its way to Benbrook!

    OnRamps is a collaboration between the University of Texas Austin and Fort Worth ISD. It is an opportunity for students to engage themselves in dual enrollment (both in High School and the University of Texas) and experience the rigor and information of a college class, with the assistance of their high school instructors. Benbrook is offereing 2 OnRamps courses for the 2018-2019 school year:

    (note: the TSI test does NOT need to be taken prior to enrollment in these courses)

    U.S. History 315K/315L - Crystal Madrigal

    Computer Science 302 - Thriving in Our Digital World - Jared Spoon

    • For syllabus click here
    • For OnRamps student contract click here


    AP Summer Assignments 2018:

    AP Biology - De Valdenebro:

    • Posted are both a fall and spring semester exam for a Pre AP Biology I course. This is prerequisite knowledge for success in AP Biology. These two exams will be given the first days of class as a baseline. Please review.
    • Fall Exam
    • Spring Exam 

    AP Statistics - De Valdenebro:

    • Posted is a table of variables and their definitions, plus four videos on the fundamentals of descriptive (non-inferential) statistics. A quiz over this will be given on the second day of class. Please review.
    • Summer Assignment

    AP Literature - Smith: 

    AP World History - Giddens: 

     AP Spanish Language and Culture - Spoon:

    • (No summer assignment)


    TSI Assessment 


    TSI Testing Details

    Attention parents: BMHS has just received confirmed Texas Success Initiative (TSI) testing dates from TCC South. Do not let your scholar miss out on this opportunity.

    Texas Success Initiative (TSI) testing is free to all FWISD students however, all students must complete the free application @ www.applytexas.org prior to testing @TCC – this application will generate a college ID number and allow your scholar to test.

    What is the TSI?  The TSI is an assessment to determine basic skills in reading and writing – in this case, it will determine your scholar’s readiness for dual credit classes.  Please note that all credit earning students are required by law to take an assessment test approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 

    Testing dates for BMHS scholars are:

    (coming soon)

    Apply online

    Do not delay, Ms. Harkowa has sign-up sheets ready.

    Have questions? Contact Ms. Harkowa via email or phone: (817)815-7135

    Scholar actions required:

    • Sign-up for the TSI with Ms. Harkowa in the main office
    • Register and complete the US freshmen instructions on the Apply Texas website before
    • Pick up paper TCC application packet from Ms. Harkowa starting





    Official Transcripts & Test Results

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    Therese Harkowa

    Program of Choice Coordinator