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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can students redo assignments?
A: Please read the policy here, JC Options Redo Policy 
Q: If my child enrolls in JC Options this year do I have to do it next year?
A: NO, your child does not have to do JC Options next year and they may certainly go back to their neighborhood school.

Q. If we are currently registered as a home-schooled family, but would like to enroll in JC Options. Are we still considered home schooled?

A. No. We are a public school program. Your student will be enrolled through their local neighborhood school and participate in the JC Options program. 


Q. Is my student required to participate in state testing through your program?

A. Yes. Like every other public school, we receive state funds to operate our school and therefore required to meet state requirements in reference to state testing. However, opting out of the state test is a right of all Oregon students.


Q. What are the graduation requirements for high school students?

A. Currently Junction City High School has a 26 credit diploma and some students use the state of Oregon 24 credit diploma plan. 


Q. I have a four year old who is already reading. Can I enroll my student at the age of four into JC Options Kindergarten?

A. Your student must be five years old prior to September 1st of any given year in order to enroll into  Kindergarten.


Q. Can I participate in middle school sports, high school sports, or other activities at my student's neighborhood school?

A. Yes! Student's in the JC Options program can participate in any of the after school clubs, sports, and activities that are offered. Activities vary depending on the neighborhood school, but examples include school-age athletics such as football, volleyball, track; clubs such as OBOB, Lego Club, Robotics, Garden Club, Homework Club; and activities such as Outdoor School, Family Fun Nights, Book Fairs, volunteer opportunities and more.  All of these are options fully available to JC Options students.
Q. Can I check out a computer from JC Options? 

A. JC Options will loan families with students enrolled in grades K–12 a Chromebook or laptop device.  The limit is one per enrolled student.  The device will operate using wi-fi. 


Q. Can my student use a cell phone to access their online classes?

A. Using a cell phone to access courses online is not sufficient for the student to fully engage in their learning and do all the different tasks they will need to do. Students need to follow the school's cell phone policy while in person at JCO.


Q. If I I'm having trouble with a Chromebook and need technical support what should I do?

A. JC Options can provide technical support for the programs your student may be using and support for the loaner device.  There are a variety of “How To” videos available on the JC Options website available on demand. Students and parents/guardians are also welcome to call JC Options for help over the phone. If an issue can not be solved over the phone the student and/or parent/guardian may need to bring the device into JC Options for assistance or a replacement device.