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SDUHSD OFF CAMPUS COURSE POLICYTop of Page

 
  • Students must be enrolled at a district high school while attending an off campus class in order to receive credit on a SDUHSD) transcript. No student may begin to acquire high school credits until the day after the completion of the 8th grade. Middle School students may not place off campus classes on their SDUHSD transcript.

  • No more than 30 credits from college courses, private instruction, or public school courses may be transferred onto the high school transcript.  


Per Board Policy 6200.1 and 6200.1/AR-1 High School Graduation Requirements and 6146.3 and 6146.3/AR-1 Reciprocity of Academic credit, the district shall grant credit toward high school graduation for coursework successfully completed at a community college, state college, public or private institution provided that all of the following conditions are met:

COLLEGE COURSES

 

Credit will be granted toward high school graduation for coursework successfully completed at a community or state college under the following conditions only:

1. An “Off-Campus Course Permission Request Form” must be signed by the student/parent/guardian, and counselor prior to a student enrolling in the off-campus college course.

2. The subject is included in the district’s course of study.

3. A single (3 or more unit) college course is equal to a 5-credit high school course on a SDUHSD transcript. Some college courses may be eligible for 10 credits on the SDUHSD transcript. The Superintendent or designee must pre-approve 10-credit college courses.

4. Once off campus credits are placed on a transcript, they may not be removed. The student shall receive the same letter grade for the high school credit as is granted by the college. College courses do not receive weighted grades on SDUHSD transcripts.


PRIVATE/PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

 

Credit will be granted toward high school graduation for private/public instruction under the following conditions only:

1. The institution must be WASC (or regional equivalent) accredited as a school offering courses leading to a high school diploma and/or Univ. of California approved.

2. The subject is included in the district’s course of study.

3. An “Off-Campus Course Permission Request Form” must be signed by the student/parent/guardian, and counselor prior to a student enrolling in the private/public instruction off-campus course.

4. The student shall receive the same letter grade for the high school credit as is granted by the private/public instruction school. No weighted or “honors” credit will be granted with the exception of Honors Pre-Calculus and all College Board Advanced Placement Courses. AP courses must be on the outside school’s AP Course Audit Ledger for the year taken in order to be placed on the transcript.

5. Upon completion of the course, the student must submit an official transcript that includes grade issued and credit earned, as evidence from the off-campus school showing that the student successfully completed the course.

6. Once off campus credits are placed on a transcript, they may not be removed.

please read and follow all instructions on the form prior to submission.

Off Campus Language Other Than English InformationTop of Page

Please visit the Off Campus Language Other Than English courses page for more specific information about off campus World Language classes.