Credit Recovery: Grades 7-12

The Credit Recovery Academy provides an opportunity for students to recover one high school course credit. Students may not take these courses for new course credit. Students will attend class in person. Transportation information will be communicated to families prior to the start of the program.

Credit Recovery Academy Courses


  • English 9
  • English 9 for ELs
  • English 10
  • English 10 for ELs
  • English 11
  • English 11 for ELs
  • English 12
  • English Language Development
  • Writing WorkKeys Test Prep
  • Reading WorkKeys Test Prep


  • ESOL Numeracy Essentials
  • ESOL Literacy Essentials


  • Pre-Algebra for ELs
  • Algebra 1
  • Geometry
  • Algebra 2
  • Algebra, Functions, Data Analysis
  • Algebra 1 SOL Test Prep
  • Geometry SOL Test Prep
  • Math Readiness


  • Active Physics for ELs
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Biology SOL Test Prep

Social Studies

  • World History and Geography 1
  • World History and Geography 2
  • VA/US History
  • VA/US Government
  • VA/US Government for ELs

Student Options for Algebra 1

Student options for Algebra 1

Credit Recovery Academy Algebra 1

This course is for FCPS students who have taken Algebra 1 and have been unsuccessful in earning credit.

Students cannot take the in-person Credit Recovery Academy Algebra 1 course if they pass Algebra 1 or Honors Algebra 1 or for new course credit.

Summer Online Campus Algebra 1

Current FCPS middle school students who complete Algebra 1 or Honors Algebra 1 during the 2021-22 school year will be able to take the online campus summer Algebra 1 course for repeat credit, to improve their understanding of course content, and to improve their grade.

Middle school students may use this summer online course to replace their expunged  2021-22 school-year grade. Students will complete the appropriate SOL test at the end of the course if needed. No honors credit will be awarded.

  • Tuition for Online Campus Algebra 1
    • FCPS Students:
      • Full: $375
      • Reduced lunch: $187.50
      • Free lunch: $37.50
    • Out-of-County: N/A

Visit the Online Campus webpage for additional information. 

Credit Recovery Sites

Students attend a Credit Recovery Academy located in their region:

  • Region 1: Herndon High School
  • Region 2: Marshall High School
  • Region 3: Edison High School
  • Region 4: South County High School
  • Region 5: Woodson High School

Students' base schools have been assigned to a Credit Recovery Academy site in the chart below*:

Base School Credit Recovery Site
Annandale HS Marshall HS
Centreville HS South County HS
Chantilly HS Woodson HS
Edison HS  Edison HS
Fairfax HS Woodson HS
Falls Church HS Marshall HS
Hayfield Secondary Edison HS
Herndon HS Herndon HS
Justice HS Marshall HS
Lake Braddock Secondary South County HS
Langley HS Herndon HS
Lewis HS Edison HS
Madison HS Herndon HS
Marshall HS Marshall HS
McLean HS Marshall HS
Mount Vernon HS Edison HS
Oakton HS Herndon HS
Robinson Secondary South County HS
South County HS South County HS
South Lakes HS Herndon HS
Westfield HS Woodson HS
West Potomac HS  Edison HS
West Springfield HS South County HS
Woodson HS Woodson HS

*Bryant and Mountain View students attend a Credit Recovery Academy site based on their base school or school of origin.


  • Students are eligible to enroll in a Credit Recovery Academy course if they have previously received a grade of F or NM.  
  • Students may not take a course for new credit.

Important Information

Credit recovery courses and test remediation classes may be canceled if they are under-enrolled. If a course or class is canceled, students will be notified using the registration contact information provided.

Class Dates and Times:

  • Most CRA courses and classes
    • Monday, July 11 -  Friday, July 29, 2022
    • 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • WorkKeys Writing Remediation
    • Monday, July 11 - Friday, July 15, 2022
    • 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • WorkKeys Reading Remediation
    • Monday, July 18 - Friday, July 29, 2022
    • 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Registration Dates: 

  • Monday, April 25 - Monday, June 27

Withdrawing from a course:

  • Students who withdraw from June 11 - July 20 may do so without receiving a mark on their transcript.
  • Students who withdraw from July 21 - July 25 will receive a mark of withdrawn failing (WF) or withdrawn passing (WP).
  • Students who withdraw after July 25 will receive a mark of withdrawn pass (WP) or fail (F).


  • FCPS Students: No Tuition
  • Out-of-County Students: Not eligible
  • Tuition for Online Campus Algebra 1
    • FCPS Students:
      • Full: $375
      • Reduced lunch: $187.50
      • Free lunch: $37.50
    • Out-of-County: N/A


Transportation will be provided from depot stops. Students will receive bus information after registering and are advised to be at the stops at least 10 minutes before the departure time.


Students have 20-30 minutes for lunch. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

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