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Summer Learning: 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.

Registration closed May 3, 2024.

  • Students can sign up for the following fee-paying classes, more specifically, credit recovery and new credit courses, by contacting their school counselor.

  • Original credit courses (in-person or online) cost $285.00
  • Credit recovery courses are free
  • Any student who is eligible for Free or Reduced Price Meals can access these classes for $60.

Schedule (In-Person)
  • Monday-Thursday, June 24 - July 18, 2024
    • No school on Fridays
    • No school Thursday, July 4, 2024
  • Learning hours: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 pm
  • Location: Alexandria City High School (King Street campus) 
    • 3330 King St. Alexandria, VA 22302

Credit Bearing Classes

In-Person Classes for Credit Recovery (repeat courses)

Free of charge for any student needing credit recovery. Credit recovery is when a student needs to repeat a course that they previously did not pass

  • English 
  • Social Studies
  • Science
    • Biology, Biology II, Earth Science
  • Math
    • Algebra 1, AFDA, Algebra 2, AFDA
  • Health and PE 9 & 10
Point of Contact: 

Health & PE 9 New Credit (In-Person)

Schedule (In-Person)
  • Monday-Thursday, June 24 - July 18, 2024
    • No school on Fridays
    • No school Thursday, July 4, 2024
  • Learning hours: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 pm
  • Location: Alexandria City High School (King Street campus) 
    • 3330 King St. Alexandria, VA 22302
Registration is closed!
Confirmation of registration will be sent out by May 31st.
Current 8 (rising 9th grade) students may only take HPE 9 for their one original credit course
This course includes lessons in Health, Physical Education, and Family Life Instruction.  
 
Point of Contact: 

 

Health & PE 10 New Credit (Blended Learning)

Schedule: (In-Person & Canvas)

The Virginia Driver Education program requires 36 periods of classroom instruction.  Due to this requirement a 6-week blended learning approach is necessary to cover physical education, health, and family life education standards of learning that are part of HPE 10. 

Registration is closed!
Confirmation of registration will be sent out by May 31st.
  • Health- Via Canvas
    • Week 1: June 17 - 20
  • Driver Ed. (In-Person) 9:30 - 2:30 pm
    • Week 2: June 24 - 28 
    • Week 3:  July 1, 2, 3, 
    • Week 4:  July 8 & 9
  • PE (In-Person) 9:30 - 2:30 pm
    • Week 4: July 10 & 11 (July 10 VDOE required Fitness Testing)
    • Week 5: July 15 - 18
  • Family Life Education via Canvas
    • Week 6: July 22 - 25
Point of Contact: 

Online Classes

Online Summer School Courses for New Credit*
  • Current Underclassmen: Online classes for new credit are available to current 9th grade (rising 10th) current 10th grade (rising 11th), current 11th grade (rising 12th). Students may take one online new credit course during the summer school window, June 17 - July 31 from the offerings below.
     

  • Current Seniors: Attempting an August 2024 graduation may be authorized by the high school summer principal and online summer principal (Erik Perini) to register for up to TWO online credit recovery courses, in addition to ONE in-person credit recovery course, for a total of THREE credit recovery courses. Students who are approved for this option, MUST begin their online course(s) on June 3, 2024. Students will not be able to register for this option after June 3, 2024.

English
  • English 9
  • English 10

  • English 11

  • English 12

Math
  • Algebra I

  • Algebra II

  • AFDA

  • Geometry

  • Pre-Calculus (please note that this course is very time intensive for the shortened summer window)

Science
  • Earth Science

  • Biology

  • Chemistry

Social Studies
  • World History I

  • World History II

  • USVA History

  • USVA Government

CTE
  • Economics & Personal Finance (priority given to current and rising seniors)

Electives

(taken in a pair and ONLY available to Term Grads attempting an August 2024 graduation)

  • Career Plan. & Strat. for Acad. Success - 1.0 credit

  • Literacy & Comprehension I & II - 1.0 credit 

World Languages

(please note that these courses are very time intensive for the shortened summer window)

  • 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: 

Non-Credit Bearing Classes

AP Calculus Boot Camp (zoom)

Schedule: 
  • Monday - Wednesday, June 24 - July 10, 2024
    • 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: Zoom
  • Registration closes May 31, 2024
  • To Register:  Students download the "Remind" app  (use code: 123calc123)

A 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.

The availability of this course is pending the availability of staffing. 

Point of Contact: 

AP Boot Camp (in-person)

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.  

Schedule:
  • Monday - Wednesday, June 24 - July 3, 2024
    • No school on Fridays
  • Learning Hours:  9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Location: Alexandria City High School (King Street campus) 
    • 3330 King St. Alexandria, VA 22302
Registration closes May 31, 2024
Student self-registration form

Confirmation of enrollment will be sent to students by May 31. 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)