Credit Recovery Courses for Middle- and High-School Students

Edgenuity’s® credit recovery courses help students who have fallen behind learn the material they need to know to move to the next grade level and graduate on time, while still giving them a high-quality education that prepares them for life beyond high school.

Credit Recovery Courses for Middle- and High-School Students

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Flexible Credit Recovery that Helps Students

Catching up to grade level can be overwhelming for both students and teachers. For middle- and high-school students, catching up means finding time to repeat and master content and skills they struggled with and learning the current material, all while completing other graduation requirements and fulfilling personal responsibilities.

Edgenuity’s credit recovery courses are designed to help students learn at their own pace and on their own time. The flexibility and design of these courses empower students to focus on exactly the content they need to in order to catch up to their peers, recover lost credits, and graduate on time.

Students completing Edgenuity courses earned 26% more credits and graduated at a higher rate than their peers

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Edgenuity Courseware™ for Credit Recovery

Help students recover credits to graduate on time

Edgenuity’s self-paced learning and pretesting allow students to spend more time on what they need and less time on content they’ve already mastered. Course content is aligned to state standards and the Common Core, and can be customized to meet the standards of your school or district.

How Credit Recovery Works

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Pretesting

Before each lesson, students are quizzed to assess their mastery of the content. If students meet the passing threshold set by your district, they can place out of the content. All content will be revisited on cumulative exams, providing additional checks for mastery.

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Customization

Educators can adjust courses to match their scope and sequence, or customize courses for concept or unit recovery, so students can focus on just the parts of a course they still need to learn.

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Reporting

Real-time reports identify students who are falling behind or not mastering material, allowing educators to quickly intervene to get students back on track.

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Building a Credit Recovery Program that Works for You

There are many different ways to help students recover credits, and with the flexibility Edgenuity courses offer, students can complete their work anywhere and anytime they have access to a device and Wi-Fi. Schools and districts throughout the US have designed a number of different credit recovery programs to meet their needs, including these common implementations:

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Credit Recovery Lab

Many schools develop a credit recovery lab for students to attend during their free time, like a study hall period, a before- or after-school program, or a weekend learning program. Labs can be staffed by a teacher or facilitator and offer students a dedicated time and place to complete their work.

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Summer School

Traditionally, schools offer summer school as an option for students who need to make up work and retake courses. With online learning, your school or district can offer credit recovery courses during the summer months for students to complete from home or on campus.

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Unit and Concept Recovery

Rather than wait for a student to fail a full course, some schools offer students the opportunity to recover a single unit or module, or study before completing a course. This helps students proactively stay on track before they’ve had a chance to fall behind.

Online Credit Recovery and Curriculum that Engages and Motivates Students

Recapturing the attention and focus of students who have fallen behind their classmates is the first step in getting them back on track to graduate. Edgenuity’s online courses feature direct-instruction videos with expert, on-screen teachers who explain concepts and help students make real-world connections to what they’re learning.

Our courses are built using the latest research in online learning, educational psychology, and instructional design, and support the three guiding principles of Universal Design for Learning—multiple means of representation, expression, and engagement. Students also have access to a wealth of learning scaffolds and tools, including translation capabilities, read aloud, and a dynamic interactive glossary. And because students control the pace of their learning and can pause and review content whenever they need, they can focus exactly on what they need to in order to move forward.


Milwaukee Public Schools’ Creative Credit Recovery Solutions

MPS partners with Edgenuity to offer credit recovery that meets their students’ specific needs, which has led to the completion of over 10,000 courses in just 3 years.

Increasing Graduation Rates with Credit Recovery at Roxana High School

Roxana worked with Edgenuity to design an innovative credit recovery program that runs year-round, giving their students many opportunities to earn the credits they need to graduate.

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