Summer Programs

  • Summer School and Enrichment Programs

    KINDERGARTEN PREPARATORY PROGRAM (K-PREP)

    Dates: August 13-16, 2019*
    Times: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Locations: Each elementary school except Samuel W. Tucker.*

    This program is for all incoming kindergarten students. Register at the school where your child will be attending kindergarten. Learn more about Kindergarten Prep.

    *Mount Vernon Community School will have their K-Prep program during the first week of Summer Language Academy, starting July 9.

    MIDDLE SCHOOL PREP

    Date: August 29, 2019
    Times: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Locations: Francis C. Hammond Middle School, George Washington Middle School, Jefferson-Houston PreK-8 School, Patrick Henry School
    Registration: Register online
    For more information: Contact your child’s school

    This program is for all rising sixth-grade students. Breakfast and lunch are served for all students.

    T.C. WILLIAMS HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER SCHOOL

    ONLINE SUMMER SCHOOL

    Date: These classes may begin as early as June 3 (after all paperwork is complete and students have attended the mandatory orientation session) and are completed by students at their own pace. Course(s) must be completed by July 31.

    PLEASE NOTE: Any students who are NCAA students must begin their course by June 17 in order to adhere to NCAA stipulations regarding 6 weeks of class time.

    Location: Online

    Who may attend: Rising 10th, 11th and 12th graders. Rising 9th grade students need administrative approval. Preference is given to rising 12th grade students.

    Registration: Rising 10th, 11th, and 12th graders who are interested in online summer school may register with their school counselors beginning in mid-May, and ending on July 8. Please note that there are only a set amount of slots available, so register early.

    Once students complete a mandatory orientation session discussing online learning, they may begin working in their online course. The dates for these orientation sessions will be posted during mid-May, when registration opens. Weekly support sessions will be held during July 1-July 31.

    For more information: please contact Izora Everson at 703.619.8400.

    EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR (ESY)

    Dates: July 8-August 2, 2019
    Locations and Times:        
    TBD
    Pre-K: 9-11 a.m.
    K-5: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
               
    T.C. Williams High School, King Street Campus
    Grades 6 through post-graduate: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Social Skills Class (Tues, Weds, Thurs): 9 a.m.-11 a.m.

    Breakfast and lunch are served for all students.

    Who may attend: Students who are identified by their IEPs.
    For more information: Contact Theresa Werner at theresa.werner@acps.k12.va.us

    EL SUMMER LEARNING PROGRAM

    Dates: July 8-August 2, 2019
    Location and Time:

    Grades 6th-8th
    George Washington Middle School
    9 a.m.-1 p.m.

    Note: Rising sixth graders attend the fifth-grade program, and rising ninth graders attend the eighth-grade program.

    Breakfast and lunch are served for all students.

    Who may attend: EL students at levels 1, 2 and 3 in grades K-8.
    Registration: By invitation only.
    For more information: EL office 703-619-8022

    ALGEBRA BOOT CAMP

    Dates: July 8 – August 2, 2019
    Times: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Location: George Washington Middle School
    Who may attend: Middle school students who passed Algebra I but did not pass the Algebra I SOL.
    For more information: Contact your child’s counselor
    Breakfast and lunch are served for all students.

    YOUNG SCHOLARS

    Dates: July 8 - 26, 2019
    Times: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Locations: TBD
    Registration: By invitation only
    For more information: Contact Donna Brearley at 703-619-8024.

    Breakfast and lunch are served for all students.

    SUMMER LANGUAGE ACADEMY

    Dates: July 8 - 26, 2019

    Times:
    Rising Kindergarten: 8:00 a.m. - noon
    Rising Grades 1-5: 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Location: Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy

    Who may attend: All rising kindergarten through fifth-grade students from Mount Vernon Community School, and rising kindergarten through fifth-grade dual language students from John Adams Elementary School.

    Registration Cost:

    Kindergarten: Week one is free. Weeks 2-3 cost $100 per child. Free/reduced price lunch eligible families pay $25 per child.

    Grades 1 - 5: $250 per child. Free/reduced price lunch eligible families pay $25 per family.

    Charges above apply to first two children per family. All children after two are free. Above price includes daily breakfast, lunch and transportation.

    For more information: Contact Liza Burrell at 703-706-4460.

    SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

    Dates: July 8 - August 2, 2019
    Times: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Locations: TBD
    Who may attend: Students in grades 3-8, by invitation only.
    For more information: Call 703-619-8020.

    The ACPS Summer Enrichment Program is a free, exclusive experience that helps students in grades three through eight enhance their skills in reading, writing and mathematics. Students will engage in a range of hands-on learning experiences, including projects and visits to Alexandria and Washington, D.C. landmarks. Breakfast and lunch are served for all students.

    TRANSITION TO ALGEBRA

    Dates: July 8-26, 2019
    Times: 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.
    Location: George Washington Middle School
    Who may attend: Targeted for students exiting 7th grade with low course grade and/or below 400 on 7th Math SOL, breakfast and lunch are served for all students.

    For more information: Contact Suzanne Futrell at amy.futrell@acps.k12.va.us.

    SUMMER THEATRE SCHOOL (CAMP)

    Dates: July 8-26, 2019
    Times: 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.
    Location: George Washington Middle School
    Who may attend: Students in grades 6-8
    Register online

    Breakfast and lunch are served for all students.

    Come join our talented company as we explore Acting on Camera, Improvisation, Clowning, and Stage Combat. Students will learn how to become more spontaneous performers by studying improvisational technique. They will develop comedic skills through audience interaction and workshops on basic stage combat. The program will also feature a unit on acting for the camera and an invited audience final performance.

    TITLE I PRIMARY PREPARATORY PROGRAM (3P)

    Dates: July 8-August 2, 2019 
    Times: 9 a.m.- 1 p.m
    Locations: TBD
    Who may attend: Registration is by invitation only
    For more information: Contact Natalie Mitchell at natalie.mitchell@acps.k12.va.us

    Breakfast and lunch are served for all students.

    The Title I Primary Preparatory Program is designed to prepare rising 1st and 2nd grade students (those who will complete K and 1st in June 2018), who attend Title I schools, for the rigors of the upcoming school year. Engaging learning experiences will be centered on foundational literacy and numeracy skills.

    MUSIC CAMP

    Dates: July 15-19, 2019
    Times: 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.
    Location: George Washington Middle School
    Who may attend: Rising 5th- through 9th-grade band and orchestra students
    Registration: Register by completing and submitting the Summer Music Camp registration form by July 1.
    For more information: View the brochure or contact Veronica Jackson (veronica.jackson@acps.k12.va.us)

    ACPS Summer Camp is a program for rising fifth- through ninth-grade students who currently play an instrument. Students should have had at least one year of playing and note reading. Students are taught level-appropriate skills to improve their playing in a fun-filled, relaxed environment. Participants must be students in ACPS schools. Instruments will be provided for the students. Transportation to and from school is available. Breakfast and lunch are provided.