Work Experience for Credit
Work Experience for Credit is completed outside of regular class hours. A student does not need to register for the credit option in advance, but he/she must submit the application for credit after the necessary hours are completed. It is the sole responsibility of the student to ensure requirements are met and submitted according to deadlines.
This form and accompanying documents must be submitted within the first two weeks of the following semester to be recorded and included with semester grades. (Example, to receive credit for fall semester, documentation must be submitted within the first 2 weeks of the following spring semester). Graduating seniors must submit all paperwork at least two weeks prior to the end of the semester to be recorded and included with semester grades. Work completed during the summer must be submitted by September 1 of each school year. Completed packets may be submitted early at any point in the semester.
Work Experience for Credit is a 0.5 credit elective option available for high school students who work for 120 hours and complete all of the requirements. Students may earn a maximum of 2 credits towards graduation. Students may accumulate hours over multiple terms, as long as the work is continuous; credit is awarded in the semester the work is completed and forms are submitted. Students may repeat Work Experience for Credit up to four times, for a maximum of 2 total credits. Work Experience for Credit is graded Pass or Fail.