Santa Clara USD | AR 6172.1 Instruction
Concurrent Enrollment In College Classes
Special part-time students may enroll in up to 11 units per semester, or the equivalent, in a community college. Such students shall receive credit for community college courses that they complete in an amount jointly determined appropriate by the district and the community college governing board. (Education Code 48800, 76001)
(cf. 6146.11 - Alternative Credits Toward Graduation)
A written agreement regarding the student's enrollment in postsecondary courses and the credits to be awarded for successful completion shall be signed by the student, parent/guardian, principal, and college representative. The student shall be informed whether the credits to be earned are considered academic credits or elective credits.
To receive district credit for coursework completed at a community college or four-year college, the student or parent/guardian shall submit a transcript showing completion of the course with a passing grade.
(cf. 5125 - Student Records)
Minimum School Day
Except under the conditions specified in Education Code 46146, the minimum day of attendance in district schools shall be 180 minutes for any student who is enrolled part-time in a community college and any student in grades 11-12 who is enrolled part-time in the California State University or University of California, when the student is enrolled in classes for which academic credit will be provided upon satisfactory completion of enrolled courses. (Education Code 46146, 48801)
(cf. 6112 - School Day)
A student enrolled full-time at a community college shall be exempted from full-time attendance in the district's regular education program. (Education Code 48800.5)
(cf. 5112.1 - Exemptions from Attendance)
However, both part-time and full-time community college students shall be required to undertake courses of instruction of a scope and duration sufficient to satisfy the requirements of law. (Education Code 48800.5, 48801)
Regulation SANTA CLARA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
approved: April 24, 2014 Santa Clara, California