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"Credit Recovery" for High School Students

"Credit Recovery" for High School Students


Overview and contact information for high school students interested in "Credit Recovery"


Credit recovery is a public-school program. The NCVPS Credit Recovery program is designed for students who have recently failed one of the following 12 courses and need to recover the credit for the course:

  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • Biology
  • Civics and Economics
  • English I
  • English II
  • English III
  • English IV
  • Geometry
  • Physical Science
  • US History
  • World History

As described by the North Carolina State Board of Education, as of the Fall of 2011, all courses taken as credit recovery, despite the program, can only receive a final designation of PASS or FAIL. This program is part of the Virtual Public School program. 

More general information about the program can be found at https://ncvps.org/catalogue.

To Register

To participate in Credit Recovery, you'll need to sign up through your high school counselor. Although some of the Credit Recovery classes take place at A-B Tech in the Birch Building, the program is not affiliated with A-B Tech.

Contact Information

Buncombe County Schools students should contact Kaye Lamb, Graduation Initiative Director, at (828) 778-5000 or kaye.lamb@bcsemail.org.

Asheville City Schools students should contact (828) 350-7000.

Madison County Schools students should contact (828) 649-9276.

Key Words: Credit Recovery, high school, failed classes, public school, graduation requirements, Virtual Public School, NCVPS
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