order to be promoted to the next grade, a student must successfully
complete a minimum of six full credits or their equivalent per year.
Failing Course Work and Making Up Deficiencies
pupil, in order to be considered full-time, must schedule at least
seven credits a year and pass six credits. A minimum of 25 credits,
including the required credits in each subject area, must be earned in
grades 9, 10, 11, and 12 in order to be eligible for graduation.
permission to be tutored is granted, it shall be with the understanding
that the tutor must be approved as to certification by the principal.
Further, each pupil to be tutored must receive thirty (30) or more clock
hours of instruction in each subject failed and take an examination,
directly supervised, at a time designated by
he principal or the tutor. If the subject failed carries less than a
full credit, hours of tutoring will be proportionately reduced.
Credit Recovery Eligibility
- Students attaining grades 65-69% are eligible for credit recovery or be tutored for credit without reservation.
- Students attaining grades 60-64% are eligible for credit recovery or be tutored for credit by teacher recommendation only.
- Students attaining grades under 60% will not be eligible to make up deficiencies via credit recovery or tutoring options.
certain situations and with the permission of the superintendent, a
student shall be permitted to make up one school year of work in a
particular subject by receiving 120 clock hours or more in instruction
by a subject-certified teacher and taking a required final examination
under the supervision of the principal or a duly designated person.
a student attend an approved credit recovery program to make up
deficiencies, he/she must take an examination selected and supervised by
the principal or a duly designated person following the completion of
the summer session. Students planning to attend CCTI should keep in mind
CCTI’s requirements when scheduling classes for credit recovery.
In all instances, course deficiencies must be made up prior to the start of the next school year.
courses are available through e-­Bridge Academy, Jim Thorpe Area School
District cyber partner, with some exceptions for half-­‐year courses
and elective courses. If you have questions about which courses are
offered, please contact the school counselor at 570-325-­5137.
- Jim Thorpe Area High School Credit Recovery Policy/Amendment Policy
- Credit Recovery Course Listings