Independent Study

Independent study offers students an opportunity to become involved in study beyond the existing curriculum to explore a specialized interest area. The procedure to apply for Independent Study follows:

  • Obtain an application for Independent Study from the school counselor
  • Find an advisor and develop a project proposal
  • Obtain approval from the appropriate department coordinator
  • Return the completed application with the required signatures to the assistant principal
  • A committee consisting of the student, advisor, school counselor, and an administrator will convene to approve or reject the proposal

A student has the following grading options:

  • Pass/Fail
  • No grade, No credit

Credit(s) will be awarded upon successful completion of the independent study. These credits cannot be used toward meeting graduation requirements.