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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 Fremont Adult School

  • 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 online or other high school program courses for acceleration

  • Students are limited to ten units per school year of outside high school credit (not including Fremont Adult School or Cyber High classes) that can be added to the FUSD transcript

  • 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
  • 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.