Credit Recovery Information

  • School Counselor approval is required for all credit retrieval.  Please speak with your School Counselor prior to signing up for any credit retrieval program. Note: You may not substitute one core class for another one within the same subject.  Each class must be approved by your School Counselor.

    Summer School Credit Recovery Information:

    Gresham Summer School for credit recovery will begin on July 8, 2019.  Classes will cost $100 per 0.5 credit ($75 for students with Free/Reduced Lunch status) and you may take up to two classes.  Please see your School Counselor for details and to pick up a registration form.  Forms are also available on the Summer School Website: Click here for more details.

    Registration for Mt. Hood Community College Summer School for High School Credit Recovery will begin JUNE 3rd.  We recommend registering on the first day, as classes fill up very quickly.  Classes will cost $75 per .50 credit.  You must register online.  MHCC requires a student ID number in order to register, plan ahead and complete this step before the registration date.  Please see your School Counselor for verification of which classes you need to take for credit recovery. 

    General Credit Recovery Information

    What options are approved for credit recovery? 

    o   Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) - spring and summer only
    o   Brigham Young University (BYU)
    o   Gresham High School programs: the SUN program and Gresham Summer School 
    o   Metro East Web Academy (MEWA)
    o   Edgenuity (online through GHS during school year)

    Where can I sign up for these programs:
    o   Mt. Hood Community College: 503-491-7421
         - How to register for MHCC Credit Recovery
         - Credit Recovery 2019 Summer Schedule
    o   SUN/Gresham Summer School: Pick up forms in your School Counselor’s office

    Online Independent Study Courses:
    o   BYU: is.byu.edu
    o   Edgenuity - See your counselor
    o   MEWA Web Academy www.mewebacademy.org

    Approximately how much does credit recovery cost?
    o   Cost varies between programs and can start at $50 or more per 0.5 credit class.  GHS offers a discount for the SUN/Edgenuity/Gresham Summer School if you qualify for free/reduced lunches.

    Who do you see for information on credit recovery classes?
    o   Your School Counselor

    What is the first step you need to complete before signing up for credit recovery?
    o   Talk with your School Counselor 

    How soon after failing a class should you do credit recovery?
    o   As soon as possible, don't wait! 

    How many credit recovery classes can you take in a year?
    o   As many classes as you need; speak with your School Counselor on what they would recommend. 

    What do you need to do if you fail a credit recovery class?
    o   Don’t give up!  Talk with your School Counselor to sign up again 

    Which classes qualify for credit recovery?  
    o   Only classes you have failed

    Can I take credit recovery for a "D" grade
    o   No. Only classes you have failed can be approved for credit recovery classes.  "D" grades can be made up by retaking the course for original credit with your School Counselor's approval.