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Credit Recovery

Jordan School District provides several ways in which a student can earn recovery credit. Before taking any course to make up a credit deficiency, check with your school counselor to make sure that it will cover the credit deficiency.

A student who fails one of the following core courses must make up the credit deficiency outside of the regular school day: Language Arts 9; Language Arts 10; Language Arts 11; Language Arts 12; Geography for Life; World Civilizations; U.S. History 2; U.S. Government & Citizenship; Consumer Health; Participation Skills & Techniques; Fitness for Life; Computer Technology; and General Financial Literacy


Valley High School Summer School Program
The Valley High School Summer School Program is only for courses in which the student received a failing grade. These courses may not be used for orignal credit, enrichment opportunities, or to improve a grade for a class that was not failed.

  • Learn more about the Valley High Summer School program

Registration dates and times for Valley Summer School 2017 will be posted in the Spring of 2017.


Online Courses
Jordan School District students have the opportunity to enroll in online courses for recovery credit as well as original credit. Recovery credit costs $45 per .25 credit.


Credit Recovery Packets
Credit recovery packets are only for courses in which a student has received a failing grade.  They may not be used for original credit, enrichment, or to improve a grade for a class that was not failed. Check with your school counselor to receive information about credit recovery packets available at your high school.  Credit recovery packets cost $35 per .25 credit.


Other Make-Up Courses or Programs
Jordan School District secondary schools will accept credit and grades awarded to a student by any public or private secondary school (direct/distance/electronic instruction) that is accredited or recognized by the Utah State Office of Education, the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools or associated as a member of the International Council of School Accreditation Commissions. (State Board Rule R277-705-3)

Make-up credit for any public or private accredited course will be added to a student high school transcript upon student and/or parent request when accompanied with appropriate documentation. Grades, credit, and course titles submitted on a transcript from an accredited source will be transcribed to the high school transcript without alteration.

The cost of credit recovery courses from outside sources varies depending on the provider.