Independent Study

Full Year or Semester
5 Credits or 2.5 Credits
Grades 10 - 12

Students may apply for the opportunity to do independent work in school, using teachers as consultants. Approval of students for independent study will be based on several factors:

1. Purpose
2. Intellectual Ability
3. Aptitude for Inquiry 4. Imagination
5. Curiosity
6. Viability of Proposal 7. Interest

Previous academic accomplishments, supervisor recommendation, and personal interviews will be considered strongly in determining a student’s acceptance into the program. Students will work with a teacher who will direct the student’s research and assess his/her achievement. Independent Study may include a course offered by an approved institution of higher education. Academic credits are earned for all Independent Study on a pass/fail basis. Application must be completed prior to the beginning of a course term.