Summer Learning

City Schools offers a range of summer learning programs for students. Programs focus on literacy and math, robotics, the arts for students in elementary and middle school. And in high school, the district offers programs to get ahead and to make up any credits a student may need.
 
Summer  
 

Below is a list of  programs happening this summer at City Schools. You can also search additional opportunities offered by city organizations and our partners. Each student enrolled in a City Schools summer program can receive free breakfast and lunch during the week. Please note that kids don't have to be enrolled in a program to drop-in for a meal.

Teachers interested in working at a summer learning site can search summer employment opportunities.
 

City Schools Elementary Summer Academy  (grades K–5)

 
City Schools Elementary Academy is designed to strengthen the literacy and math skills of City Schools students in grades kindergarten to 5. In Summer Academy, students will explore literacy and math concepts in the morning and take part in a variety of enrichment activities in the afternoon. Breakfast and lunch are provided. If there are more applicants than seats, there will be a waiting list. 
  • Who? Students in grades kindergarten to 5 in 2015-16
  • When? July 5-August 5, Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm (breakfast at 8:30 am)
  • Where? Coming soon
  • Transportation? Students will not be provided transportation
  • How to apply? Coming soon

Middle School Promotion (grades 6–8)

For middle school students whose results indicate they will need to repeat their grade next year, middle school promotion can mean moving ahead with the rest of the class. Courses are rigorous but offer lots of support, providing students what they need to advance to the next grade level next year. The program is provided by Bell (Building Educated Leaders for Life). Breakfast and lunch are provided. Ask at your school for registration information.

  • Who? Current middle school students who would otherwise need to repeat their current grade next year.
  • When? July 5 - August 5, Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm (breakfast at 8:30 am)
  • Where? Coming soon
  • Transportation? Students will be provided MTA bus tickets
  • How to apply? Coming soon

English Language Learners Program

 
Students who are new to the United States and are learning English, have had their school interrupted, or are over-age or need to make up credits, can make up classes in several subjects in this program. Students will learn the vocabulary of the subject and then apply that to the subject.
 
  • Who? Current high school students
  • When? July 5 to August 5, Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (breakfast at 7:30 a.m.)
  • Where? Coming soon
  • Transportation? Students will be provided MTA bus tickets
  • How to apply? Coming soon  

AP Summer Academy (grades 9-11)

 
Get a jump start on next year's Advanced Placement courses by experiencing AP Summer Academy. Students currently enrolled in grades 9 to 11 and are enrolled in YouthWorks can take a variety of AP courses to prepare them for the coming school year.
  • Who? Students currently enrolled in grades 9 to 11 who are taking an AP class next school year and are enrolled in YouthWorks.
  • When? June 27 to July 29, Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (breakfast at 7:30 a.m.) 
  • Where? Digital Harbor High School, 1100 Covington Street, 21230
  • Transportation? Students will be provided MTA bus tickets
  • How to apply? Coming soon   

Credit Recovery and Original Credit

All high school courses required for graduation (except physical education) are offered in the summer for students who are missing credits or wish to get ahead. Students can earn credits by enrolling in courses in either the day or evening programs Students participating in the day program receive breakfast and lunch, and students in the evening program receive lunch and dinner.

  • Who? Current high school students
  • When? July 5 to August 5, Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Breakfast at 7:30 a.m.)
     A 3rd period will be held at Frederick Douglass High School only from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.
  • Where? Coming soon
  • Transportation? Students will be provided MTA bus tickets
  • How to apply? Coming soon.