International students residing in other countries who wish to attend a Wake County Public School must be sponsored by an approved foreign student exchange organization in “Full Listing” with the Council on Standards for International Travel (CSIET). In accordance with WCPSS Board Policy R&P 6201.1, the following conditions must be met in order for placement to be approved:
For a student to take courses abroad and receive high school credit in Wake County, careful planning based on outlined procedures is required. Credit may be given for those courses that have substantial equivalency to a Wake County high school course in content and hours as documented by a syllabus from the school.
Grades earned in courses taken abroad are not included in the calculation of the student’s grade point average.