Credit Recovery

When a student fails a core class needed for graduation, he or she must make up the credit in order to remain on track for graduation .


Quick Reference for Self-Pay Online Courses 

(Credit Recovery and New Credits)

While KHS offers some credit recovery options during the school day, some students opt to take care of these make up credits independently. FuelEd, BYU and APEX are the most popular options. Students who wish to take an online course outside of the school day must register and pay directly with the online course provider. These programs also offer new credit options.  Please consult your school counselor before signing up for any independent program to ensure that the correct classes are selected.*

FuelEd (formerly Aventa/K12) self-pay portal:

  1. Student will need to set up an account with username and password.
  2. If you already have a FuelEd account used to take credit recovery classes through KHS, you must create a new account for a self-pay class.
  3. Since self-pay students are not assigned mentors, if student wants a KHS staff mentor, enter that person as Guardian. If not, the student’s guardian will fulfill the role of mentor.

BYU Independent

  1. Student will need to set up account with username and password.
  2. In order to enable BYU to send KHS your final grade report, be sure to enter Kingston High School in the “high school” field.
  3. For scholarship availability, visit
Appex Learning:
  1. Student will need to browse the course catalog for new credit and credit recovery.
  2. Contact their sales reps. to sign up for class(es).

*Students are responsible for paying for independent study options. They must also ensure that KHS receives official grades/transcripts for independent classes. If a student fails to request these to be sent from to KHS, the course may not be added to his or her high school transcript. 

*The resources listed on this site have been comprised to provide families a starting place when seeking support options beyond KHS and North Kitsap School District. It is important to understand the following: KHS and NKSD are not responsible for an expenses incurred by using these services; it is the responsibility of the parent/guardian or adult student to research the viability of these resources and determine if they appropriately meets the needs of the individual seeking support.

Summer School
For the most up-to-date information on Summer School, check out the NKSD Summer School or talk to your counselor. 


The (WYA) is a free, 22-week long quasi-military training and mentoring program for youth at-risk. The goal of the program is to give youths (ages 16 to 18) a second chance to become responsible and productive citizens by helping them improve their life skills, education levels and employment potential. Students can earn up to 8 credits in 22 weeks.Talk to your counselor or visit: for more information.