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FUSD & WHS Policies on FUSD, Online and College Course Enrollment

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A number of policies are in place for course enrollment at WHS and in other programs that are outlined below.

WHS Student Schedules:

  • The add/drop period for schedule changes is limited to the first three weeks of the first semester

  • Level changes are limited to the first five weeks of the first semester

  • Students must meet the prerequisites to enter a class. I.e., grade of C or higher in previous and/or required course

  • Teacher changes are not permitted

  • Class period switches are not permitted

Online or Other High School Program Courses:

  • Students in need of credit due to failing classes or transferring from other school districts must first use the credit recovery programs that FUSD has in place: Summer School and lastly APEX or Cyber High

  • Students must receive prior written approval from Washington High School for courses to be added to the high school transcript

  • Students must meet established deadlines outlined in prior written approval from Washington High School for the course

  • Only courses needed to meet graduation requirements may be added to the FUSD transcript for high school credit

  • Students may not use college, online or other high school program courses for acceleration

  • Students may not take art or physical education classes online for FUSD credit

  • Washington High School is not responsible for checking student's progress in online or other high school program courses

  • Fremont Unified School District and Washington High School are not responsible for approval/denial of online or other high school program courses at other schools and post secondary institutions (i.e., colleges).

College Coursework:

  • College courses will not be added to the FUSD transcript unless they are taught on the high school campus as part of the regular school day; which is referred to as Dual Enrollment
  • Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA to receive school approval to take a college course
  • For many courses, students must take prerequisite community college courses, which may affect the student's ability to enroll in the class
  • Students may not use college courses for the purposes of acceleration
  • College Record is permanent and must be reported when applying to colleges