Credit recovery is for high school students who have failed a course required for graduation and would like to remain on track for graduation and/or to avoid repeating a full-year course the next school year. See requirements below.
From grades 9 through 12
Credit Recovery courses are four weeks (8:00 am-11:00 am)
No School 7/3-7/4 2023
STATE TESTING will be conducted in the last week of the program
(Subject to change due to NJ DOE)
High school Credit Recovery:
Algebra I (NJSLA testing required)*
Algebra II (NJSLA testing required)*
Geometry (NJSLA testing required)*
Students in Credit Recovery need a passing grade to advance for the next academic year.
NJSLA testing is required to earn credit.
In order to advance for the next academic year:
Students must attain a passing grade (65) to advance for the next academic year.
Students must meet the attendance requirements.
Credit Recovery and Advancement students are permitted to miss one day of school or accrue 30 minutes of tardies before credit is lost.
Students who exceed these limitations will not receive credit for the course or a tuition refund.
Student must meet the guidelines set forth in the student handbook.
Out of district students must refer to their own district guidelines for credit recovery.
All credit recovery courses in Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II must sit for the summer administration of NJSLA per NJDOE requirements. If a student is unavailable to sit for NJSLA, no credit will be awarded for the course and the student cannot advance to the next course level. Summer NJSLA administration will be administered in the last week of the program (subject to change due to NJDOE).
NJSLA - Math Testing
*All courses for advancement and credit recovery in Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II (all levels) must sit for the summer administration of NJSLA-Math per NJDOE requirements. If a student is unavailable to sit for NJSLA-Math, no credit will be awarded for the course and the student cannot receive advancement or recovery for the course they are enrolled in. Summer NJSLA administration will be administered in the last week of the program (subject to change due to NJDOE).
Student Cost for Credit Recovery courses:
Leonia & Edgewater Resident cost: $425 per session *
Non-Resident cost: $425 per session*
* Reduced fees will be available for qualified parents based on need. Documentation will be required.
Non-refundable $50 fee is included in price.
Multi-student discount available for Leonia and Edgewater residents.
Families registering more than one student are eligible for a discount:
2 Students: 10% discount will be applied to the total SMILE cost.
3 Students: 15% discount will be applied to the total SMILE cost.
Attendance & Tardy Policy
Remedial and New Credit students are permitted to miss one day of school or accrue 30 minutes of tardies before credit is lost. Students who exceed these limitations will not receive a tuition refund.
All classes are subject to adequate enrollment.
You must speak to your counselor or Mathematics Supervisor about which course to take.
Registration deadline for LMS + LHS students is May 1st before opening up to out of district students. After May 1st, resident and non-resident students can register if seats are available.
Payment and cancellations:
Seating is not confirmed until payment is made for tuition in full.
Payments must be made before or on the day the program begins. Students will not be awarded credit and/or be permitted to participate until payment has been made.
Students will not earn credit for Recovery or Advancement and/or may not be allowed to join the program if payment is not received. Each day missed will count as an absence.
Made before the program begins will be refunded full tuition minus the registration fee of $50.
On the first day of the program is subject to half tuition reimbursement minus the registration fee.
After the first day, no reimbursement will be given.