CREDIT ACCEPTANCE

 
The following policies are followed regarding acceptance of college or high school courses by Sparta High School:
  • Students must receive approval from the Director of Guidance prior to enrollment (copy of course description from institution must accompany request).
  • Course(s) must not be offered by Sparta High School.
  • Only credit-bearing courses that are educationally significant and which will contribute to the student's academic or career goals will be approved by the Director of Guidance.
  • Courses cannot be used to fulfill specific subject area requirements as prescribed by the New Jersey Department of Education and the Sparta Township Board of Education.
  • Courses taken at a local community college or online cannot be used as prerequisites to gain entry into the Honors or AP Program at Sparta High School (specific Honors/AP entry requirements exist).
  • Students are expected to submit evidence of successful completion of course(s) to the Director of Guidance. Transcripts of completed courses must be maintained through the credit issuing institution.
  • Courses taken at local community colleges or online DO NOT count toward grade point average and/or class rank computation.
 
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