Work and Study
Students enrolled in a Washoe County School District high school in grades 9-12 may apply to earn elective high school credit for working at a paid job.
Procedures can be found here
- Each student is responsible for obtaining their own job.
- Work and study credit may be earned at one-half (.5) credit for 180 hours of active participation (actual hours worked).
- Sick time, PTO or vacation does not count towards the hours worked.
- Overtime can be counted.
- Total credits earned from Work and Study and other alternative means may not exceed a maximum of four (4) credits. If no other alternative credits have been earned, then four (4) credits can be earned in Work and Study.
**Students who are interested in Work Study should let their counselor know (ie before expecting credit)**