Learning Alternatives: Online Classes
Here are some resources for students who would like to completes some credits by taking online classes:
APEX Online Learning - APEX courses are approved by the district for credit accrual. Courses may be taken in place of or in addition to the regular school day. In some cases, the family will be required to pay the tuition. Students must also be able to access a computer which is capable of running the APEX program. It is suggested that only students who are self-motivated attempt these courses as they are similar in academic rigor to those taken on the high school campus but with little support from district personnel. For more information or to register for an APEX course, please click here or contact your school counselor.
OSPI approved online courses - You can find a comprehensive and updated list of approved online courses on the OSPI (Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction) website. You will scroll down the list, past individual school's online programs to the list titled, "Approved Online Course Providers." Click here to be taken to the OSPI list.
BYU classes - BYU Independent Study is a popular option for students in this area. Approved online courses include PE, health and electives. Other courses must be "teacher-led." These high school courses are completed online and then your school counselor proctor's the final exam (paper test) that you order and have sent to your high school. Click here for more information about BYU Independent Study online courses.
Northwest Liberty School - Northwest Liberty School is a private school located in nearby Woodinville that also offers APEX online courses. The benefit of Northwest Liberty School APEX online courses is that they have rolling admissions so you can apply anytime. Like the Snohomish School District APEX online courses, Northwest Liberty School has onsite help and lab hours if needed. They have many options, such as AP courses, credit recovery and electives. Click here for more information about Northwest Liberty School APEX Online courses.