Credit Recovery Options

Credit Recovery is required when a student earns an "F" or "NC" grade in a class required for high school graduation. 

The following is a list of credit recovery options.  

School Year Credit Recovery 

Brigham Young University Online Courses (BYU)

Type of class: online
Cost: $150/course (cost may vary)
Time frame: Student work at their own pace and can sign up at any time during the year; however, check with BYU for deadline dates
Registration information BYU Independent Study Online Courses 

North Area Night School at Arvada High School (NANS)

Type of class: In-person on Tuesday and Thursdays at Arvada from 3:30 - 5:30pm 
Cost: $135/course 
Time frame:  
Registration information:



Jeffco's 21st Century Virtual Academy

Type of class: online
Cost: $20
Time frame: Fall, Spring, & Summer 
Registration information: Virtual Academy enrollment

Graduate on Time Program at McLain High School (GOT)

Type of class: classroom 
Cost: $50/course 
Time frame:  TBA

Additional information: 

  • Offered for Seniors who are not enrolled in any other credit recovery and do not need more than 2 additional credits for graduation 
  • Students are required to attend orientation/registration with a parent and bring a copy of their transcript and GOT paper work. 

Farmer Credit Recovery

Type of class: online through Edgenuity 
Registration information: For selected students 

Career Explore Program-

Career Explore is a unique program that actively reengages students in school through career readiness activities that leverage work-based activities and internships. We strive to provide hope for students to create a successful and bright future. Wheat Ridge High School believes that all students should be provided with options that will assist them in becoming reengaged learners and career ready while providing them with various learning options outside of a traditional classroom/school setting to earn a high school diploma.
    • Students who are enrolled in CE and need credit recovery have the following options
      • Show competency in course standards through a body of evidence that includes 2 or more of the following.It is important to note that students in CE will not receive a traditional grade, but will earn a Pass/Fail grade instead:
        • Accuplacer score of minimum district requirement or higher
        • 80% or higher on Edgenuity prescriptive testing
          • If less than 80% is earned, students will need to take assigned course work in order to get to 80% completion
        • TABE test qualifying score
        • Capstone work/Career Explore subject course work that shows proficiency based on core teacher evaluation

Summer School Credit Recovery 

WRHS Summer School

Setting: In-person setting using Edgenuity 
Cost: free! 
Time frame:  June 1st - 24th 
Registration information Registration form (April 9th - May 28th) 
Additional information: Summer School flyer 

Arvada West HS Summer School

Setting: Online setting using Edgenuity 
Cost: free
Time frame:  June 7-July 16th 
Registration information: May 10-18th 
Orientation: June 7th
Additional Info: 2021 Summer School flye

Brigham Young University Online Courses (BYU)

Setting: Online setting
Cost: $85/course 
Time frame: June 1st - August 13th 
Registration information BYU Independent Study Online Courses 
Additional Info: 32 online core classes are offered at a discounted rate of $85 per course. Our adaptive curriculum allows students to test out of previously mastered material, focusing instruction on deficiencies.  

Jeffco Virtual Academy 

Setting: Online setting  
Cost: free
Time frame:  June 1 - July 16th 
Registration information: May 1-27th 
Orientation: April 30th 
Additional Info: 2021 Summer School flye


Jeffco Virtual Academy - Summer Credit Advancement 

JVA will be offering two four-week sessions in the summer of 2021 for students seeking credit advancement. This is NOT credit recovery. Click here for more information! 
Cost: TBA
Time frame:  Apply between April 26th - May 27th 
                        Session 1: June 1st-June 28th
                        Session 2: June 30th - July 27th 

Registration information: Register information 

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