Information about Summer Academy for Summer 2024 will be posted later in the school year.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (408) 522-2210.
Tentative Schedule for Summer 2024
- Term 1: 6/17 - 7/3 (no class 6/19, 7/4, 7/5), 12 day term
- Term 2: 7/8 - 7/25, 14 day term
- Summer Credit Recovery
- Summer Intensive Geometry
- ELD Summer Academy
- Special Education Summer Programs
- The credit recovery program is open to students who have failed a course (received an "F" grade) and need to recover credits towards graduation, as well as students who earned a "D" in a course where a "C" or better is needed for college eligibility
- Credit Recovery classes are not open to out of district students or incoming 9th grade students
- Each class is worth 5 semester credits
- 3 weeks = 1 semester course
- Students may take 1 class each term only
- Students may earn up to 10 credits max in summer school
The following courses will be offered in the Credit Recovery program this summer:
- World History
- US History
- Algebra 1
- PE (Only eligible for Summer if you previously took the course and failed)
- US Government (1st session only)
- Economics (2nd session only)
All classes are semester specific (except English and PE). A class that is failed during 1st semester must be taken during Session 1 of Summer Academy (first 3 weeks). A class failed during 2nd semester must be taken during Session 2 of Summer Academy (last 3 weeks).
The summer credit recovery program is available to eligible students who need to recover credits towards graduation or to gain college eligibility by replacing a "D" grade earned in a required course. Priority will be given to students who have failed a previous course that is required for high school graduation. Please see your student's guidance counselor for additional information about the summer credit recovery program.
Step 1: Course Request - Student must see guidance counselor to submit a course request.
Step 2: Course Confirmation - Summer Academy office will send a letter as well as an electronic message to families to inform them that they are enrolled in a specific course.
This program is designed for students who are interested getting a head start in high school and earning five (5) elective credits. Students will having have the opportunity to have fun, meet new friends, learn with one of the 9th grade teachers, study how the human brain works, and build English and math skills known to promote success in high school. During the 15 days of the course, students will:
- Collaborate with new classmates on a variety of challenging tasks in small teams
- Learn how the human brain can grow over time and develop strategies to get smarter in things like organization, memory, problem solving, writing, and public speaking.
- Study ancient Mayan culture in a narrative-based educational adventure.
- Develop a positive self-identity through effort, persistence, collaboration, and risk‐taking.
- Reinforce concepts and strategies learned in the summer.
- Develop stronger connections with each other and their teachers.
- Show leadership by demonstrating the skills and habits of effective learners.
Students will receive 5 units of high school credit upon completion of the program. Allies is open to incoming Fremont and Homestead High School 9th grade students only. This program is considered a "head start" and does not allow students to pass out of the course for a higher level math class in the fall
The ELD Summer Academy is for students who will be enrolled in an ELD 1, 2 or 3 course in the upcoming Fall 2023 semester. This 3-week course is an opportunity to enrich the students' English language development and to prepare for the regular-year ELD course they are about to take. Upon successful completion of the ELD Summer Academy course, the student will receive 5 elective credits. The summer ELD course does not replace a regular-year ELD course.
ELD Summer Academy courses are free and open only to FUHSD students. Only ELD students may take these courses. Students may only take one (1) course for 5 credits max.
Registration forms will be provided to eligible students by each school site. Please complete the registration form and return it to the EL Coordinator at your high school by April 29, 2023.
Incoming 9th graders
Eligible students will receive an invitation letter and registration form in the mail by early May. Registration forms for incoming students will be due May 13, 2023.
Attendance in summer school is mandatory to earn credit. Students must attend the first day of summer school to keep placement or they will be dropped. In addition, absences and tardies will be counted. Missing more than two (2) days of a summer school class during a three-week session for any reason will result in the student being dropped from the class with NO credit. Consequently, arriving late to class three (3) times will equal one (1) absence. Please keep Summer Academy dates in mind when making vacation plans.
The Special Education Credit Recovery program is for students currently enrolled in Special Education SAI courses.
The credit recovery courses available are:
- English (5 credits)
- Algebra 1 (5 credits)
- Geometry (5 credits)
- Biology (5 credits)
- US History (5 credits)
- World History (5 credits)
- US Government (5 credits)
- Economics (5 credits)
Term 1: June 13 - July 1
Term 2: July 5 - July 22
Classes will run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., Monday through Friday.
This course allows students to recover or gain credits toward graduation
Note: Students will register for credit recovery courses through their Lead Resource Specialist and/or Case Manager.
Who: Incoming 9th grade students
What: "Just Do It" summer classes are school-specific. Each site will host JDI classes for incoming freshmen if staffing is available.
Where: Your student will attend the JDI program at his/her home school - CHS, FHS, HHS, LHS & MVHS
When: June 20 - June 29, 2023. Classes run Tuesday through Friday for Week 1, Monday through Thursday for week 2, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Why: Transition program for students prior to beginning classes in the fall
Who: All current FUHSD students in any secondary or post secondary Academic Community Transition program or Academic Communication
What: Summer ESY courses are an extension of the regular year program
Academic Community Transition (ACT) ESY: : June 13th - July 1st (8:30-1:30) at Homestead High
BRIDGES Postsecondary ESY: : June 13th - July 1st (8:30-1:30) at Educational Options
WINGS Postsecondary ESY: June 13th - July 1st (8:30-1:30) at Educational Options
LYNCS Postsecondary ESY: June 27th - August 4th (9:00 - 12:30) at St. Jude/DeAnza
Why: Continuing education for students currently enrolled in any Academic Community Transition program or Academic Communication as identified on an IEP
*Please note, students are only eligible for Summer Academy P.E. if they previously took the course and failed.