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Summer school programs for 2020

We offer summer school programs designed to serve the educational needs of a variety of students. 

Please note: Not all programs are available to all students. Any questions about your child's need for summer school programming should be directed to the guidance counselor on your child's campus.

Academic Bridge summer programs

Reading/Math Support for PK/K students

By Invitation Only: This program is for current PK/K GISD students currently being serviced as students in one of the following programs: English as a Second Language (ESL) or Bilingual (Spanish/Vietnamese) or Economically Disadvantage. 

Dates: June 15-25 and July 13-30 (5 weeks)

Registration: May 18-May 29, 2020 (Skyward, by invitation only)

Contact information: Zaida Saldivar

ELAR and Math Remediation for 1-8 grade students

By Invitation Only: This program is for current 1-8 grade students who have a failing or incomplete for EOY.

Dates: June 15-25 and July 13-30 (5 weeks)

Registration: May 18-May 29, 2020 (Skyward, by invitation only)

Contact information: Diana Montgomery

Recovery of Credit (ROC)

Grade level: Current 9-12 grade students, who are in danger of not graduating on time, or who are failing for the year.

Dates: June 1-25 and July 13-30

Registration: Summer school registration is ongoing

Contact information: Lea Ann Schkade

Newcomers Program

Grade Level: GISD Newcomers

Dates: June 15 -26 and July 13-31

Registration: May 18-May 29, 2020 (Skyward, by invitation only)

Contact: Deb Tietjen 

Enrichment summer programs

Scholar's Academy

By Invitation Only: The top-scoring GISD freshmen and sophomores on the Fall 2019 PSAT.

Dates: June 3-25

Registration: May 18-29, 2020 (Skyward, by invitation only)

Contact: Denay Taylor

Destination 2021

By Invitation Only: Destination 2021 is a college prep program available this summer at each summer school high school campus for current 11th grade students to prepare for the college admissions process. This program will provide resources that make the college application process easier and help students understand what colleges are looking for in an applicant.

Dates: Session 1: June 8-11 and Session 2: June 15-18

Registration: May 18-29, 2020 (Skyward, by invitation only)

Contact: Stacy Singleton

Dyslexia Camp

By Invitation Only: This program is for current 1-12 grade students identified with dyslexia.

Dates: Session 1: July 6-9, Session 2: July 13-16 and Session 3:July 20-23

Registration: May 18-29, 2020 (Skyward, by invitation only)

Contact: Marcy Eisinger

AVID Math Summer Bridge

By Invitation Only: This program is for GISD students entering 7th and 8th grade for the 2020-21 school year. 

Dates: July 6-23

Registration: May 18-29, 2020 (Skyward, by invitation only)

Contact: Jean Greenidge

Virtual Coding Academy

This program is for current 1-5 grade GISD students.

Dates:
Grades 1-2: 

  • Session 1: June 8-11 (AM)
  • Session 2: June 15-18 (AM)

Grades 3-5: 

  • Session 1: June 8-11 (PM)
  • Session 2: June 15-18 (PM)

Registration: Closed

Contact: Jasna Aliefendic

Video Game Programming

This program is for current 5-8 grade GISD students.

Dates:

  • Session 1: June 8-11 AM/PM
  • Session 2: June 15-18 AM/PM

Registration: Closed

Contact: Jasna Aliefendic