5.5 Period Classes

Trimester 3 - 2021- 2022 5.5 Class Schedule

5.5 classes for Trimester 3 begin on March 21, 2022.
  • Classes will begin on Monday, March 21, 2022 and end on Friday, June 3, 2022. 

  • 5.5 Contracts are due on Friday, March 25, 2022.

  • Last day to drop a Trimester 3 5.5 class is Wednesday, April 6, 2022.  To drop a 5.5 class, please have a parent email the 5.5 teacher by the drop date deadline.

5.5 period classes are optional classes for all PHS students. 
Students enroll in a 5.5 period class by signing up with the teacher during the first 13 days of the trimester.  Students attending a class session and who return the 5.5 Period Class Sign-Up and Student Contract form to the teacher will be enrolled in the class.
5.5 classes will be held on a trimester system.  2.5 credits are earned per each class taken in a trimester, and students may take a maximum of two 5.5 period classes per trimester. 
Each class meets for a minimum of two hours each week.  Since credit is being given, attendance is required.  This means that all Poway High School attendance and enrollment policies are in effect regarding:
  • Readmits for absences
  • Off-Campus passes
  • Course withdrawal
20 hours of seat time per trimester are required in order to receive credit for a 5.5 class.  Students are responsible for making arrangements with their teacher to make up all hours from missed class periods.
5.5 Grading
Students will be graded on a Pass/Fail basis.  
Dropping a 5.5 Class
If a student decides to drop a 5.5 period class without a failing grade, they must see their teacher or counselor, with a written parent note giving permission to drop the class on or before the 13th day deadline.  Students listed on the roster after the 13th day drop deadline will receive a pass/fail grade for the class.
Withdrawal from a class must be made by the same 13th day drop deadline, not after 13 class meetings.
It is the goal of the Poway Unified School District that this website is accessible to all users. You can view our accessibility statement here.  Please contact our Web Administrator for any accessibility issues at webmaster@powayusd.com.

The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, immigration status, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental ability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact: Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, James Jimenez, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128, 858-521-2800, extension 2761, jjimenez@powayusd.com

Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406