Credit Recovery is an opportunity for students to earn an
academic credit without repeating an entire course by completing additional
work or resubmitting required work in a course that they have not successfully
completed. The strategy for Credit Recovery is individualized and may
vary from student to student. Procedures
1. Credit Recovery is available for students enrolled in Grade
10, 11, and 12 courses.
2. To be considered for the Credit Recovery option, students
must have achieved a minimum mark of 30 per cent, or have an Incomplete in the
3. Attendance may be a consideration for Credit Recovery.
4. A final mark record for the course to be recovered must have
been submitted to the Ministry of Education to be eligible for Credit Recovery.
5. A maximum of three credits per student may be recovered each
year through the Credit Recovery process.
6. It is recommended that students complete the required course
work within 30 days of the course end date. If additional time is
required, the student’s Credit Recovery Plan will reflect this and be included
with the Secondary
Level Mark Correction form
7. The final mark a student receives in the Credit Recovery
option is determined by the original teacher based upon the achievement of the
student. In the event the teacher is no longer employed at the school,
the principal and Superintendent of Learning Services will determine the final
mark in collaboration with an appointed supervising teacher.
8. Students who withdraw from a course but continue to complete
other courses in the school are not eligible for Credit Recovery in the course
they withdrew from.
Roles and Responsibilities
1.1. Identify students who are eligible for Credit Recovery at
the end of each semester.
1.1.1. Submit eligible students’ marks to the school principal.
1.2. Determine the outcomes to be recovered and the assessment
plan for the final mark record using the AF 224 - Request for Credit Recovery
2.1. Apply for Credit Recovery in writing using the AF 224 -Request for Credit Recovery
- Student Plan to the teacher and
administrator within five (5) days of the course end date. This allows
for the teacher and administrator to identify the required outcomes that must
be achieved and consider the approval of a Credit Recovery Plan.
3.1. Shall approve the Credit Recovery Plan.
3.2. Shall authorize the final mark record change to the Ministry
of Education (Secondary
Level Mark Correction form
). Changes can be made directly through SDS
within the 30 days.
3.3. In the event the original teacher is no longer employed at
the school, assign a supervising teacher to assess the course work detailed in
the Credit Recovery Plan and obtain the Superintendent of Learning Services’
approval for the plan.
3.4. Ensure the Credit Recovery Plan is retained within each
student's cumulative file until three years after the student turns twenty-two
(22) in accordance with AP 185 –
Records Retention and Disposal.
4. Horizon School Division
4.1. Approve the Request for Credit Recovery Plan.
4.2. Ensure Credit Recovery mark changes are completed within the
SDS by an authorized school official within 30 days of the original course end
date, if possible.
4.3. If a mark is changed after 30 days of the original course
end date, complete and submit the Secondary Level Mark Correction form with
supporting documentation and principal and Superintendent of Learning Services’
signatures to Ministry of Education – Student and Educator Services.
4.4. Exceptional circumstances require the authorization from the
Superintendent of Student Services.