Summer School/Credit Repair

Hightower Academy a summer school session for all Dawson County High School and Hightower Academy aged students.  This program is designed to allow students who have not been successful in a course at the high school to retake the course for credit by demonstrating mastery of the course content. Students may also attempt new classes to earn credit to get them back on tract for graduation.

Students taking Summer School classes may attempt as many as two repeat courses or one new class in any one summer session.

Courses are provided through independent study mastery-learning format.  Most courses are independent study, textbook based mastery learning with computer assisted instruction as a supplement to the text.

Students who are interested in taking a summer school class should contact the counselor at their school  during the month of May to complete a course recommendation form.   Students who are recommended by their base school may attend class from 7:45 until 3:30, Monday through Friday for Summer School credit. The start date for classes to be determined at a later date.

There is a fee for each summer school course attempted.  Please contact Hightower Academy to find out the current fee.

 

Credit Repair is another summer program that is offered to Dawson County High School and Hightower students.  This program is designed to allow students to repair a failing grade of a course they have completed in either the fall or spring semesters.

In order to qualify for this program a student must have a final grade of a 60-69 for the course grade.  This program is for core classes ONLY.  The student must also get the failing teachers permission to participate in the credit repair program.  A student may repair up to 2  core classes that they have failed in the previous semester.

If the student qualifies for credit repair, they will attend a half day, 5 days a week for 2 weeks.  Upon successful completion of the credit repair content the students final grade will be changed to a 70.

There is a fee for each credit repair course attempted.  Please contact Hightower Academy to find out the current fee.