VIII. EXTERNAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
A. Online Courses
Students may opt to take an online course through an accredited college/university and receive college credits. The District will also accept online credit from an accredited high school or University online program. Any course taken outside of Cherry Hill will not be reflected in weighted or unweighted GPA.
B. Credit Recovery
Students who fail or lose credit for a required course are strongly encouraged to make the course up in the summer. This is true especially in sequential courses where prior knowledge is essential for future learning. Grades are not averaged together. Cherry Hill Public Schools do not offer summer school. A list of area high schools and vendors and their credit recovery offerings is available from your School Counselor.
C. College courses taken on college campuses BOARD POLICY 5460: Graduation
Students may opt to take a college course through an accredited college/university and receive college credits. The student is responsible for all costs associated. The course will only appear on the transcript if it fulfills a graduation requirement.
- Two three-credit college semester courses, or the equivalent, would be equal to a full year high school course.
- Prior approval to substitute college courses for high school courses must be received from the Principal. The college course must meet the requirements of the high school course for which it is substituted.
- College courses taken in this manner will count toward graduation requirements, but will not be counted in class rank or weighted or unweighted GPA.