High School Referral

High School Referral is a FREE, ONLINE, self-paced, independent study program designed to allow high school students the opportunity to retake classes to earn a higher grade, make up credits, and/or get ahead in their studies.

Credentialed teachers supervise the classroom and provide individual instruction and support. Students must be currently enrolled in high school and have parent and counselor consent to participate. Keep reading for information course offerings, program requirements, and how to access classes online!

HSR Academic Year Program (Sept 2022-May 2023)
  • Free, 100% online a-g approved high school classes (CEEB code 053703)
  • Flexible scheduing
  • Online faculty, tutorial, and counseling support

Click HERE to Register Today!

  • Classes begin on September 10, 2022
  • Last day to start a class is April 10, 2023
  • Last day to finish a class is May 25, 2023

Course Options (a-g and NCAA Approved)

English Courses

  • English 1, 2, 3, & 4 (A/B)

Social Studies Courses

  • Economics
  • Government
  • US History (A/B)
  • World History (A/B)

Electives Courses

  • Art Expression (A/B)
  • Health
  • Psychology (A/B)
  • Sociology (A/B)

Math Courses

  • Algebra 1 (A/B)*
  • Algebra 2 (A/B)*
  • Integrated Math 1 (A/B)*
  • Integrated Math 2 (A/B)*
  • Geometry (A/B)*

*Making up a grade (repeat) only during Academic Year (September-May)


Science Courses

  • Biology A/B*
  • Chemistry A/B*
  • Earth Science A/B

*Making up a grade (repeat) only during Academic Year (September-May)


Program & Registration Information

    • Important Dates & Schedule Info

      Academic Year (September-May)

      • Classes start on September 12th and you can start a class any time until April 10th.
      • Classes end May 25th and all work must be submitted by 8pm on May 25th.
      • Winter Break is December 9-January 3 and classes will not be available during that time.
      • Spring Break is February 14-21 and classes will not be available during that time.
      • Instructors and tutors are available to help you online Monday-Thursday from 4-8pm.
      • You create your own schedule and work at your own pace.
      • Classes are designed to take approximately 75 hours to complete and include assignments, quizzes, tests, essays, discussion questions, and a final exam.

      Summer Session (June-July)

      • Dates will be announced in February
    • Course Requirements & General Information

      All Sessions

      • Students are required to complete all required coursework by the last day of class indicated below, including submitting assignments, projects, quizzes, and tests as specified by the teacher.
      • Students must achieve a “C” (70%) or better overall grade for the class. Credit will not be issued for any grade lower than a C.
      • Upon completion of your course, an official transcript will be mailed to your school. The student will also be sent an email with their grade. Please check with your home high school’s registrar to ensure they received your grade.
      • Your course will be accessible via Canvas online.
      • Courses are certified as fulfilling the UC/CSU “a-g” & NCAA subject requirements (our CEEB Code is 053703).

      Academic Year (September-May)

      • Students can only take one class at a time, but can start another class when they finish a class.
      • The last day to complete a class is May 25, 2023.

      Summer Session (June-July)

      • Students can take two classes (a total of ten high school credits) during the summer session.
      • Students must start their class(es) on the first day of the summer session.
      • Students must finish their class(es) on the last day of the summer session at 8:30pm.
    • Registration
      • Click here to register.
      • Please DO NOT use your school email address on these forms as many districts block Mt. SAC emails.
      • A parent or legal guardian must also authorize your class.
      • Your counselor must also approve your class placement.
      • Most math & science classes are only available to make-up a grade and not for original credit/get-ahead credits during the academic year (September-May).
      • We will send you a confirmation email once you are placed into your class.
      • Contact Omi if you have questions at
    • Online Coursework Info
      • All coursework will be done online through the Mt. SAC Canvas App and must be done by the student without outside assistance (including online resources, peers, family, etc.).
      • Students will not need a textbook.
      • Students must be able to access Canvas online in order to complete the class.
      • The orientation video (will be posted shortly) covers how to access and use Canvas as well as class procedures and policies. 
      • Canvas and Portal access instructions are available here.
      • Students may need to check in periodically with their instructors via Zoom (as required by their instructor).
    • Student Support & Progress Checks
      • The High School Referral counselor is available at if you need assistance.
      • Parents may email Sherrie to check on their student’s progress.
      • Any school official inquiring about the progress of your child will be given any and all necessary information.
      • Students are responsible for confirming with the instructor that their coursework is completed prior to the last day of class.
    • Discipline Policy

      If a student is found to be violating the Mt. SAC Standards of Conduct, they will be required to meet with Omideh Miri, Assistant Director, via Zoom to discuss the infraction. If the behavior persists, or another violation occurs, the student will be referred to Mt. SAC Student Life and may not be able to complete the course. 

Students who engage in cheating or plagiarism are subject to immediate dismissal from the High School Program.


Links for the HSR Program:

For more information, call (909) 274-4937, email, or fax (909) 274-2934