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Counseling Center
 
 Credit Recovery Information

School Counselor approval is required for all credit retrieval.  Please speak with your School Counselor prior to signing up for any credit retrieval program.  Note: You may not substitute one core class for another one within the same subject.  Each class must be approved by your School Counselor.

SUMMER SCHOOL CREDIT RECOVERY INFORMATION:

Gresham Summer School for credit recovery will begin on June 28th - July 15th.  Registration will be taking place soon.  Classes will cost $100 per 0.5 credit ($75 for students with Free/Reduced Lunch status) and you may take up to two classes.  Please see your School Counselor for details and to pick up a registration form after May 1st.  When forms become available, they can also be found on the Summer School Website: Click here for more details.

Registration for Mt. Hood Community College Summer School for High School Credit Recovery will begin 6/29/2016.  We recommend registering on the first day, as classes fill up very quickly.  You have up to 30 days to pay.  Classes will cost $75 per .50 credit.  You must register online.  MHCC requires a student ID number in order to register, plan ahead and complete this step before the registration date.  Please see your School Counselor for verification of which classes you need to take for credit recovery.You may take up to four classes.  The following classes will be offered:

  • MATH: Algebra 1 - 1st & 2nd sem, Algebra 2 - 1st & 2nd sem, Geometry 1st & 2nd sem     
  • SCIENCE: Biology 1 & 2, Physical Science 1 & 2, Intro to Chemistry, Chemistry, NW Ecology, Environmental Science     
  • SOCIAL STUDIES: US History 1 & 2, Global Studies 1 & 2, Government, Economics, Geography, Oregon History, Sociology, World History 1 & 2
  • ENGLISH: Fr /Soph English, Jr/Sr English
  • Health 1 & 2
  • PE                  
  • Career Exploration
NOTE: This year there will be two 3 week sessions: Session 1 - 7/11/16 to 7/29/2016 and Session 2 - 8/1/2016 to 8/19/2016.  Both sessions will offer AM (9-12PM) and PM (12:30-2:50PM) classes.

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General Credit Recovery Information

What options are approved for credit recovery?
o   Through approved colleges such as: 

o   Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC)
o   Brigham Young University (BYU)
o   Gresham High School programs: the SUN program and Gresham Summer School 
o   Metro East Web Academy (MEWA)

Where can I sign up for these programs:
o   Mt. Hood Community College: 503-491-7421
o   SUN/Gresham Summer School: Pick up forms in your School Counselor’s office

Online Independent Study Courses: 
o   BYU: is.byu.edu
o   MEWA Web Academy www.gbwebacademy.org

Approximately how much does credit recovery cost?
o   Cost varies between programs and can start at $75 or more per 0.5 credit class.  GHS offers a discount if you qualify for free/reduced lunches.

Who do you see for information on credit recovery classes?
o   Your School Counselor

What is the first step you need to complete before signing up for credit recovery?
o   Talk with your School Counselor 

How soon after failing a class should you do credit recovery?
o   Before you start classes in the next year

How many credit recovery classes can you take in a year?
o   As many classes as you need; speak with your School Counselor on what they would recommend. 

What do you need to do if you fail a credit recovery class?
o   Don’t give up!  Talk with your School Counselor to sign up again 

Which classes qualify for credit recovery?  
o   Only classes you have failed

Last Updated: 5/5/17
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