High School Off Campus (ALE) Information Guide

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Stephanie Grayson
Online Learning Coordinator

Jamie Street
Online Learning TOSA

Emily Tam 
Online Learning Registrar 

Fall 2021

Assigned Periods

  • Period 1 & 7 (Issaquah High and Skyline High)
  • Period 1, 4, 5 & 8 (Liberty High)
  • Period 4 (Gibson Ek)

**Students may not be on campus during their assigned class period. Students and families are required to provide transportation in the morning and/or afternoon.**

Course Information

  • Apex teacher assigned to student
  • ISD Mentor assigned to student
  • 100% remote
    • No Live Streaming
    • Self-Directed
  • Complete the required Student Orientation by course start date
  • Required Weekly Check-ins*
  • Required Monthly Progress Reviews**

Credit Recovery

  • Students taking an ISD Online Learning course for ‘credit recovery’ as an off campus (ALE) student will be required to:
    • Have a Zoom meeting with the Online Learning Coordinator and/or their Online Learning Mentor to review program expectations by the first week of the course start date. 
    • Set up a weekly Zoom support session with your mentor, which will begin the week of September 27.

*Required Weekly Check-ins (WAC 392-121-182)

  • Students communicate each week with their Online Learning Mentor via email or Zoom.
    • Students/families receive a phone call reminder on Friday morning from their ISD mentor or OL coordinator if we haven’t heard from student over the course of the week.
    • Students may be placed at District Admin office if they are unable to complete their weekly check-ins. 

**Required Monthly Progress Review (WAC 392-121-182)

  • Student’s grade to date must be a 60% or higher to earn Satisfactory.
  • Students are notified if they are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory by email on specific dates.
    • Parent/guardian, counselor, Apex teacher and OL Coordinator will be cc'd on email.
  • Students are required to reply to email (this also counts as the student’s weekly check-in).
    • Students who earn Unsatisfactory #1 will:
      • Schedule a 1 hour support session with their mentor via Zoom once a week. 
    • Students who earn Unsatisfactory #2 (consecutively) will:
      • Be placed ‘on campus’ with their mentor at the District Admin Building once a week for a two hour session to work on their course with their ISD OL mentor. Attendance will be taken. District transportation not provided.
    • Students who earn Unsatisfactory #3 (consecutively) will:
      • Be placed ‘on campus with their mentor at the District Admin Building twice a week for a two hour session to work on their course with their ISD OL mentor. Attendance will be taken. District transportation not provided.
  • Monthly Progress Review Dates:
    • October 11, November 15, December 6, January 3

Drop Policy

  • Up until Day 10: Student may drop with no grade penalty
  • Day 11-20: Student will receive a ‘W’ on transcript
  • Day 21 or after: Student will receive a ‘F’ on transcript

Final Grade

  • Students will earn a letter grade for their course (A-F), unless they are taking a Prescriptives course (Pass/Fail).
  • Final course grade will be placed on the student's high school transcript. 

Fee

  • No fee

Proctored Testing

Important Note: If a student fails an Online course, consistently fails to follow off campus (ALE) Online Learning participation requirements, and/or consistently fails to follow Online Learning policies they will be unable to enroll in future online courses with ISD Online Learning.