Course Offerings

Original Credit

Original Credit Courses: Students can register to take certain high school courses that are designed for students seeking to accelerate their credit requirements for graduation. These courses are available to students who will be in grades 9-12 during the 2023-24 school year based the guidelines outlined for each course in the Academic Guide and Course Catalog. Starting with the FISD Class of 2024, all Summer School courses, including original credit, will be factored into a student's GPA. Students may take up to 2 courses plus virtual tests. Students may only take one .5 credit of World Language with the time constraint. 

All courses must be approved by the student's campus counselor/administrator

Rising 9th-12th grade
Communication Applications - Speech ( .5 credit)
Health ( .5 credit)
Foundations of Personal Fitness (0.5 credit)
Individual/Team Sports (0.5 credit)
Business Information Management* (1 credit / A&B Semesters)
Rising 10th-12th grade
Medical Terminology* (1 credit / A&B Semesters)
Rising 11th-12th grade 
Psychology ( .5 credit) 
Sociology ( .5 credit) 
Environmental Systems (1 credit / A&B Semesters)**
Rising 12th grade only 
US Government ( .5 credit) 
Economics ( .5 credit)
Early Graduates - With Counselor Approval
English III (1 credit / A&B Semesters)
English IV (0.5 B Semester ONLY)
Transfer Students - With Counselor Approval
World Geography (1 credit / A&B Semesters)
*Note:  Students registering for either Business Information Management or Medical Terminology for advancement will be required to sign-up for both semesters
***Prerequisites for taking course Biology and IPC/Chemistry

Credit Recovery

Credit Recovery Courses: These courses are designed for students who previously failed a semester or the entire year of a course and need to recover the credit. Students taking courses for credit recovery purposes will have access to a FISD teacher. For the FISD Class of 2023, Summer School credit recovery courses will be factored into a student's GPA.

English I
English II
English III
English IV
Earth and Space Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
World Geography 
World History 
US History
US Government
Algebra I**
Algebra II
Advanced Quantitative Reasoning (AQR)
Algebraic Reasoning
Required Electives
Communication Applications (Speech)
 Foundations of Personal Fitness (0.5 credit)
 Individual/Team Sports (0.5 credit)
 Business Information Management* (1 credit / A&B Semesters)

**Any middle school student who fails both semesters of Algebra 1 will not be eligible for credit recovery through Summer School.  These students will need to sit in a classroom course again next school year.

Virtual Test Prep

Students may take certain test prep courses that are designed for students seeking to prepare for certain exams. These courses will be available via APEX through a free, self-enrollment process. Find more information about exam preparation opportunities.

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