Alternate Credit & Credit Recovery Options

AMES requires more credits for completion of high school (27.5) than other high schools in Utah.  AMES also places a priority on preparing students for successful transition to college. But we all know that sometimes mistakes are made and credits need to be made up. If you are in the position of needing to make-up a grade for graduation, wanting to replace a grade, or take a class to free up some room in your schedule next year you have several options.  Before you choose an option you must know what term and what subject you need.  Please consult with your counselor before signing up for a course. 

The following is a list of the year-long credit recovery options that are recommended by the AMES counselors

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AMES Credit Recovery If you need to recover credit, you will be able to make this up through AMES. This is an online, self-paced program. There is a $30 cost for the program and spots are limited. You can start the program even before the school year is over. If you are interested, contact Hema Katoa, at 801-278-9460 ext. 110, hkatoa@ames-slc.org

Utah Online School- Original credit is FREE. Credit recovery is $50 for as many courses as possible in a quarter. 1. Go to https://utahonline.org/  . 2. Click ENROLL. 3. Click ENROLL NOW for High School 4. Click ENROLL SUMMER SCHOOL  5. Click Original Credit or Recovery Credit - OUT OF DISTRICT 6. Fill out the appropriate forms

Northridge Learning Center - https://northridgelearningcenter.com/#/home  Packets purchased online at any time - $55 for every 0.25 credit. Work at your own pace but must complete within 10 weeks of purchase. Finals must be taken at a testing center - several locations available

Arizona State University Digital Prep Courses Utah students can now take free online high school courses with ASU Prep Digital. https://www2.asuprepdigital.org/juab

University of Utah High School Programs– Original Credit Only The University offers a limited number of high classes that can be taken. This is a good option if you are looking to complete an entire year class over the summer. Fees are around $185 per .50 credit. For more information call Youth Education at (801) 581-6984 or check on line at: https://continue.utah.edu/youth/high-school-for-credit 

BYU Independent Study (High School Students) - is.byu.edu Classes are on-line and/or teacher led. 100+ courses available. Costs range from $150 - $300(per .50 credit) depending on the course

Salt Lake Community College Concurrent Enrollment– AMES Juniors and Seniors can take concurrent enrollment courses at various SLCC  campuses for $5.00 per credit hour during the school year. (Concurrent Enrollment is not available during the summer) http://www.slcc.edu/concurrentenrollment/Students/concurrent-on-campus.html 

SLCC School of Applied Technology  is available for students interested in earning career training and certificates in high school. Tuition is free for high school students (will need to pay for books and supplies).  For more info go  to the SAT Website

Some of the programs available: Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Lab Assistant, Coding, Automotive Collision Repair, Automotive Technician, Diesel Technician, Construction, Welding, Graphics Technician, Culinary Arts, Criminal Justice and many more.