Current 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th Grade Students

  • Some high school programs are available to all students, while others require a student to sign up and potentially pay to enroll in a class.

    High School Programs that Require Fees and/or Registration

    Students can sign up for the following fee-paying classes by contacting their school counselor.

    • Registration for current seniors begins May 23, 2022
    • Registration for current underclassmen begins May 30, 2022

    Any student whose circumstances have been impacted by COVID-19 or is eligible for Free or Reduced Price Meals can access these classes for free by contacting their school counselor.

    Credit Bearing Classes

    In-Person Classes for Credit Recovery (repeat courses)

    Free of charge for any student needing credit recovery.

    These are classes that need repeating or retaking in:

    • English
    • Social Studies
    • Science
    • Math

    Online Summer School Courses for New Credit*

    These online classes for new credit are available to current 9th grade (rising 10th) current 10th grade (rising 11th), current 11th grade (rising 12th), and current 12th grade students. Students may take one online new credit course during the summer school window from the offerings below.

    English

    • English 9
    • English 10
    • English 11
    • English 12

    Math

    • Algebra I
    • Algebra II
    • AFDA
    • Geometry
    • Pre-Calculus-must have Math teacher & Math Admin recommendation

    Science

    • Earth Science
    • Biology
    • Biology II/Ecology
    • Chemistry

    Social Studies

    • World History I
    • World History II
    • USVA History
    • USVA Government

    CTE

    • Economics & Personal Finance (rising 11th, 12th, & term grads only)

    Electives (taken in a pair and ONLY available to Term Grads attempting an August 2022 graduation)

    • Career Plan. & Strat. for Acad. Success - 1.0 credit
    • Literacy & Comprehension I & II - 1.0 credit

    World Languages

    • French I, French II, French III
    • German I, German II
    • Latin I, Latin II
    • Chinese I, Chinese II
    • Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III

    *Courses are self-paced

    *Original Credit courses are approximately 140 seat hours of instruction

    *All original credit courses are subject to vendor availability and priority will be given to current and rising 12th grade students

    Point of Contact: 

    Health & PE 9 and Health & PE 10 (Virtual via Canvas)

    Non-Credit Bearing Classes

    Boost/Prep Classes for Math and English (Virtual, not for credit)

    Free for all students.

    Boost courses for English and math are accessible through a student’s Chromebook. It is a self-directed online course without online teacher support. Students can access these courses on their own time.

    AP Calculus Boot Camp (Virtual)

    Schedule

    • July 11 - July 21, 2022
    • Learning Hours: Students pick 1 session a day
      • 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon
      • 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
      • 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    • Location: VIRTUAL
      • To sign up students download the "Remind" app
      • Use code: ap2022calc
    • Points of Contact:

    A two-week summer course that will build fundamental skills in preparation for an AP Calculus course through exposure to content and AP style questions needed for successful completion of an AP Calculus course and exam.

    Two major objectives:

    • Strengthening the core math skills needed to be successful in calculus such as factoring, graphing, and trigonometry.
    • Exposing students to the first two chapters of AP Calculus to help make a smooth transition for students into such a rigorous course.

    This will allow students to strengthen core skills needed for AP Calculus, while also exploring the first two chapters of calculus.

    AP Boot Camp (Virtual)

    The ACPS boot camp is designed for first-time AP students. The boot camp coursework helps students focus on the skills necessary to successfully complete a year in any Advanced Placement course. This goal is achieved through experiences designed to encourage teamwork, communication, organization, critical reading and writing as well as problem-solving. The availability of this course is pending the availability of staffing.

    Tutoring Support

    24/7 Online Tutoring

    A free, 24/7 tutoring service is available to all ACPS students in grades 6-12. Every session is one-on-one and individualized to the subject matter. Accessing online tutor support for students:

    • Sign in to Canvas
    • Click the “Student Resources” tile on the student dashboard
    • Choose the subject
    • Connect with a tutor (less than 60 second wait time)

     

    Special Education Summer Learning Programs

    Schedule

    • Monday-Thursday, June 27 - July 21
      • No school on Fridays
      • No school on Monday, July 4th
    • Learning hours: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
    • Location: 
      • Current 9th through 12th and post graduate students will be at Alexandria City High School, 3330 King St. Alexandria, VA 22302
    • Point of Contacts: 

    Program 1: Intervention and Recovery 

    • Students with disabilities who:
      • Require targeted reading or math intervention in the special education setting during the regular school year;
      • Receive special education services in the special education setting for reading, math, or writing 
      • Have demonstrated difficulty mastering content in either area in order to progress in the general education curriculum.
    • Instructed utilizing reading and math intervention programs designed to address gaps in learning as well as increase reading and math skills.
    • Other individual needs may include such as behavior and social skills will be addressed as needed.

    Program 2: COVID Recovery Intervention

    • Students with disabilities who:
      • Require targeted reading or math intervention in the special education setting during the regular school year;
      • Receive special education services in the special education setting for reading, writing, or math
      • Have shown decrease in skills due to COVID Pandemic and received COVID Recovery tutoring services during the school year. 
    • Instructed utilizing reading and math intervention programs designed to address gaps in learning as well as increase reading and math skills.
    • Other individual needs, such as behavior and social skills, will be addressed as needed.

    Program 3: Extended School Year (ESY)

    • Special education and/or related services provided beyond the normal school year for the purpose of providing a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to a student with a disability.
    • Consideration of ESY services is a part of the IEP process and decisions made by IEP teams each year.
    • ESY services may include academic, behavior, and related services