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Outside the Regular School Schedule


The outside credit limit is four credits for grades 9-12 with a maximum of two credits taken in one school year.

ALL Students will participate in an in-person orientation at the start of the course.

Families are responsible for determining if the course meets NCAA and college admissions requirements. Not all courses are NCAA approved. More information on NCAA eligibility.


  • Who? 

    • Students in grades 7-12 interested in a course that is not offered at their school, does not fit in their schedule or is approved by the principal for good cause.
    • For grade improvement in core subject courses, up to 4 semesters may be taken for grade improvement purposes (see your school specific Student Handbook).
  • When?

      Students may take an online course beyond their regularly scheduled 7 or 8 period day.
  • What?

    • Students can choose from courses approved by OSPI and Issaquah School District. To view these courses, click here to access the Course Lists webpage.
    • Cost: The family is responsible for the course fee which must be paid to the school bookkeeper before the student can be registered in the online course. The cost during the school year is $300. If a course is dropped prior to the course start date, a fee will not be assessed. Courses dropped after the start date may receive a partial refund based on the refund policy of the third party online provider. Scholarships can be awarded. Please see Scholarship Application.
    • Grade: Students receive the actual course grade earned (A-F) on their Issaquah School District transcript. Letter grades are granted as given by the provider and may be different than Issaquah School District's grading scale. Issaquah School District drop policy for Online learning grading is the same as the policy for the standard classroom. 
  • Where?  

    • Students complete their course work off campus, outside the regular school day
    • Students will take all unit exams in-person during proctored sessions. The proctored sessions will be at each high school and the schedule will be communicated to the students at the orientation.