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GPA Exemptions

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Must be SUBMITTED by January 31 by 4:00pm

Please fill out this form to request to GPA Exempt a course:
  • GPA Exemptions are for 11th and 12th grade ONLY.  
  • You must have at least a 7.00 GPA to exempt a course. 
  • You may only exempt a course NOT needed towards graduation requirements. 
  • GPA Exempted Course Grades WILL still be posted on the transcripts, just not factored into the GPA
  • You can ONLY GPA exempt two courses per semester. (A third exemption may be granted in a semester for band, choir, orchestra or athletics if applied to the double block of the course.) 

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Summer School Information

High school students have multiple opportunities to earn course credit and prepare for future success. Registration for these opportunities opens May 3rd.
Click HERE for information.

Recommendation Letters:

Many scholarships and colleges require students to submit a recommendation letter. Please make sure to provide your counselor at least one week to fulfill a recommendation letter request.  You must provide your counselor either this completed form or a copy of your resume.

Verification of Enrollment (VOE)

Verifications of Enrollment can be ordered by contacting your Attendance Clerk. You may reach your attendance clerk by calling the main school line at 682-867-8100.  Please allow 24 hours to process the request.


Forms for currently enrolled students including, Social Security forms, child support letters, housing forms, insurance forms and records for immigration/deferred action/dream act are all done in the Main Counseling Office and require 24 hours to process. If you have questions, please call 682-867-8133

Information on recovering lost credits

Students that have previously not passed a required course for graduation have multiple ways in which that credit can be redeemed. Students can work in Credit Recovery either during school or after school, depending on the child’s schedule.  This is an online computer program that allows students to make up work from missing six weeks.  Another option for redeeming lost credit is summer school.  Summer School registration opens in May.  Further information will be announced though the class Canvas pages.

Records for Former Students

AISD campuses do not keep copies of diplomas or records. Former students can order records from Records Management online by visiting If you need to order a replacement diploma, contact the Main Counseling Office at 682-867-8133

College and Career Readiness

Our department is available to provide support to all students in efforts to explore and pursue college and career opportunities. In alignment with the vision and goal of AISD, we aim to ensure that 100% of Arlington High students graduate prepared for college, career and citizenship.  Each student is able to access Xello through his/her Rapid Identity Account.  Xello provides students with various Career Interest Surveys and College Exploration to help students begin to set goals for the future.

Counselor Visits

Students can see a counselor for any reason from academic, college and career support to social emotional support. We are here to advocate for our students and to be your support system at school.  If you would like to see us, please email us or come by the counseling office with a pass from your teacher.