6680.2: Nonpublic School Students - Placement, Credits and Grades


I. Placement

Grade and class placement of Nonpublic School Students requesting enrollment in the District as a full-time student shall be determined by the District. The following factors shall be considered in determining the placement of a Nonpublic School Student:

A. The age of the student;

B. A review of the transcript of the program of instruction completed by the Nonpublic School Student which shall be provided by the parents or legal guardian of the student;

C. Achievement test scores, which shall be provided to the District by the parents or legal guardian of the student; and

D. Records from any schools previously attended by the student.

II. Official School Transcripts

The transcript record of the Nonpublic School curriculum may become part of or be incorporated into the official transcript records of the District, noting that the courses were completed in a Nonpublic School setting. 

III. Credits and Grades

A. For the purpose of placement and graduation, credits may be given for Nonpublic School curriculum satisfactorily completed, as determined by the District. Credits may not necessarily be given for any Nonpublic School curriculum. In determining whether to give credits for Nonpublic School curriculum, the District may use a review of transcripts from prior schools attended, standardized tests, assessments, and teacher evaluations of student competency in the subject matter. The District may give credits for Nonpublic School curriculum if it is determined that the student demonstrates mastery of the subject matter and completion of course requirements.

B. Grades awarded to a Nonpublic School Student for completion and evaluation of Nonpublic School curriculum will be utilized in the calculation of the student’s grade point average if Nonpublic School curriculum meets District standards.

IV. Graduation Requirements

Nonpublic School Students enrolling in or returning to a District high school shall meet all of the graduation requirements of the District including the course and credit requirement as well as the required assessments in order to receive a District diploma.

Date of Adoption
August 4, 2003
Date of Revision
May 3, 2010
June 6, 2016
July 10, 2023