The GA DOE Credit Recovery Program is an opportunity for a student
to retake a course in which he/she previously was not academically
successful in earning credit towards
Credit Recovery courses are designed to be on a flexible schedule
and are not facilitated by a teacher.
Credit Recovery options allow students who have completed seat time
and calendar requirements to earn credit based on competency of the
Credit Recovery courses are complete courses containing all GPS
content for which the student will demonstrate mastery before
receiving a grade.
The Credit Recovery program offers core courses and limited
electives required for graduation from a Georgia public high
While the program is provided free to participating Georgia public
high schools, the local school may incur a fee in offering the
program, which will in turn be passed on to students.
All schools using the Georgia Credit Recovery Program must agree to
Students attempting credit recovery must have previously failed the
Schools must agree to provide a credit recovery monitor.
All post tests and final exams must be proctored by the Credit
Recovery monitor at their school.
Schools will transcribe a second course grade to reflect the credit
recovery score on the official high school transcript.
If an end-of-course-test (EOCT) is required for a course, the
student must retake the EOCT at the end of the Credit Recovery
course. Students will take the EOCT at their local
How do the Credit Recovery courses work?
Students take a pretest at the beginning of each unit. If that
score is 85% or higher, the student is allowed to proceed directly
to that unit's post test.
If the pretest score is less than 85%, the student must view every
content item in the unit. When all items have been completed, the
posttest will be available to the student.
In order to move out of one unit into the next, the student must
score a 70% or higher on the unit post test.
Only unit post tests/final exams/EOCTs are recorded in the final
grade. Students must complete the entire course and the final exam
or EOCT to receive credit for the course.
For more information, please log on to gacreditrecovery.org.
student must have failed an available class with a 60 or
must take all post tests at RHHS under the supervision of a
monitor. Computers will be made available to students during
Saturday School at RHHS to complete work from 8:00 to 12:00. NOTE:
If a student attends Saturday School, that student must arrive by
8:00 and MUST stay for
the complete 4 hours to receive credit for work
students must make progress weekly to remain in the Credit Recovery
Program at RHHS. Progress will be monitored.
for courses will occur through the grade level counselor for that
event that a student does not have access to a computer and desires
to enroll in a Credit Recovery course, the student may take the
course through Saturday School and use the resources of RHHS. A
Technology Agreement Form must be signed and on file. Technology
forms are available in the East and West campus office.
student is only able to TAKE ONE CREDIT RECOVERY COURSE
AT A TIME!!
your grade level counselor and fill out a Credit Recovery
Request/Contract. Forms are available online through the
the request to the counselor who will review your request and
register you for the appropriate class if qualified.
are expected to make weekly progress that will be monitored by Mr.
Barker and teachers assigned to Saturday School.
are expected to work on assignments at home and during Saturday
School. Students must take all Post Tests and Final Exams under
direct supervision at Richmond Hill High School during Saturday
are expected to make timely, satisfactory progress. All work must
be completed by April 19, 2013.
RHHS administration reserves the right to remove a
student who fails to comply.