4006 - Summer School

NORTH OLDHAM HIGH SCHOOL

SCHOOL- BASED DECISION MAKING COUNCIL POLICY


 

SUMMER SCHOOL POLICY          

4006

TOPIC STATEMENT
a. Description Summer school is offered to students who have failed a course that is required for graduation or part of the pre-college curriculum.  Summer school will be offered at North Oldham High School and will begin in a timely fashion after graduation.  Students will have the duration of summer school up to 3 weeks to complete a course that was failed during the regular school year.  Summer school classes will a) utilize the online program Edgenuity or b) will be taught by a classroom teacher or c) will use a combination of both.    
b. Courses offered

English 1, 2, 3, 4
Algebra 1, Geometry, Intro to Algebra 2, Algebra 2
US History, World History, Economics/Government
Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Health


Other advanced level courses at teachers’, counselors’ or principal’s discretion    

c. Eligibility The student’s average in the class he/she failed during the regular school year must be in the range of 60-69 to be considered eligible for summer school.
d. Expectations Attendance is critical to complete the summer school curriculum within the designated time period.  Students are not allowed any unexcused absences or tardies.  Absences accompanied by a doctor’s note or funeral note are considered excused.  Students are expected to follow all rules according to the NOHS Student Handbook.  Failure to abide by the attendance expectations and/or student handbook expectations will result in removal from summer school.
e. Hours As determined by the principal
g. Grade determination The student’s final grade for the course will be determined based on successful completion of the summer school program.  To be successful, a student must earn a minimum grade of 70% 80% on the Edgenuity  curriculum for the failed course.  Because summer school is an extension of the regular school year, the final grade earned will be posted to the transcript as a 70, C, the lowest passing average.
h. Other summer schools Students are expected to attend North Oldham High School summer school.  Students who desire to recover credits at another summer school program other than North Oldham High School must have the expressed written consent from the NOHS principal prior to the start of the NOHS summer school in order to receive credit on their high school transcript.  Only unusual, hardship, or extenuating circumstances will be considered.

Adopted: May 21, 2007    
Revised: December 11, 2007
Revised: May 13, 2008
Revised: August 18, 2009
Revised: August 17, 2010
Revised: August 20, 2013
Revised: August 25, 2015
Revised: September 19, 2018