In rare circumstances, substitution of compulsory courses 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 6.2, “...Principal’s may substitute up to three compulsory credits with courses from other subject areas specified in the list of compulsory credit requirements (including Groups 1, 2, and 3) outlined in section 6.1.1.”
Nimbus Christian Education, being an online school, often accepts students from a spectrum of educational systems (such as the Home Schooling system) into our program. These students are the most likely recipients of substituted credits with the most common credit being the compulsory French credit. Additionally, substitutions are made for these students in some circumstances due to scheduling limitations.
Process for the substitution of compulsory credits: