Credit Recovery

Credit recovery is offered as an opportunity for South Washington County Schools students to successfully recover core course credits required for graduation. Recovery courses are personalized for each learner and are designed to remediate student's deficiency in meeting standards. Students mastering the required standards for a recovered credit will receive a PASS for completion of the course. Letter grades are not issued in credit recovery. Credit recovery is not for elective courses, original credit, or final grade improvement.

Credit Recovery Courses

  • Math,
  • English,
  • Science, and
  • Social Studies Courses


  • Students are advised to recover credits immediately following the trimester of a failed credit.
  • Summer availability is not guaranteed.
  • Credit Recovery begins a week after the start of the trimester. Dates vary by High School location.
  • Classes begin promptly following school release and end at approximately 4:30 p.m. No Credit Recovery on Fridays.


  • Credits are recovered using online curriculum delivered by teachers.
  • Students will receive a unique login/password for their personalized online learning account.
  • Mastery test must be taken at a school site with instructor.
  • Letter grades are not issued for credit recovery courses-;all courses are Pass/No Pass.
  • Students may work on the PLATO online tutorials outside of school hours.
  • Upon completion of enrolled credit recovery course(s), student may register for additional courses.
  • No transportation is provided.


  • Attendance is required for all classes.
  • Students may be dropped for poor attendance or behavior. Students are not guaranteed access for readmission to dropped courses.
  • Students are required to be actively engaged during credit recovery courses; daily progress is monitored and critical for success.


  1. Meet with High School Counselor and/or Case Manager.
  2. Review transcript, determine courses needed for graduation, and confirm credit check.
  3. Register via this Google Docs form using your school-assigned Google account login.
  4. Confirm schedule with Counselor and teacher, of course.
  5. Receive confirmation via email/blackboard with course schedule and other pertinent information to begin credit recovery classes.

Get back on track for graduation!