In rare circumstances, the waiving of a prerequisite course is required for a student to meet graduation requirements, promote and enhance student learning, or to respond to special needs and interests.
According to OS K-12 Section 7.2.3, “If a parent or an adult student (a student who is eighteen years of age or older) requests that a prerequisite be waived, the principal will determine whether or not the prerequisite should be waived. A principal may also initiate consideration of whether a prerequisite should be waived. The principal will make his or her decision in consultation with the parent, or the adult student and appropriate school staff. ”
Nimbus Christian Education, being an online school, often accepts students from a spectrum of educational systems into our program for, at times, only one or two courses. These students are the most likely recipients of waived prerequisite courses in order for them to be able to access the required courses.
Process for requesting a waiver of prerequisite course: