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Summer Academy

There are several different courses offered through FUHSD's Summer Academy, including Summer Credit Recovery, ELD Summer Academy, Allies and several Special Education Summer programs. There will be two sessions of Summer Academy held in 2019:

Term 1: June 17 - JuLY 3

Term 2: July 8 - July 25

Please note program dates will vary. Please see program page for specific dates and times.

There is no school on July 4 or 5 due to the Independence Day holiday.

Registration Dates and Deadlines



  • Students with Fs - students registered before March 16 will be given priority based on grade
  • Students with Ds - these students will not be placed in classes until after general registration

April 12 - General Registration

  • Students with Fs who register between March 16 and April 12 will be given priority by date
  • Students with Ds will be placed below the F registration students, and then by date

April 25 - Confirmation

  • All students will be sent confirmation or waitlist status by mail at the end of Spring Break

June 7 - Late Registration

  • Students will be placed in classes when space available, or will be waitlisted in order received
  • Students who register late will be sent a confirmation of waitlist or enrollment status
  • Confirmation mailings for late registration will be sent on May 3, May 17 and May 31

June 13 - Add Mill

  • Students who fail at the last minute or need to make a course change can attend the Add Mill at the Fremont Library on Thursday, June 13
  • Seniors – 8 a.m.; Juniors 8:30 a.m.; Sophomores 9 a.m.; Freshman 9:30 a.m.

June 17 - First Day of Class

  • Any registered student not in class, without prior approval, will be removed from the class.
  • Any waitlisted student should arrive at Fremont High by 9 a.m. to check-in to waiting room. Waitlisted students who are on campus on the first day will be put in open seats at 10:30 a.m.

Late Registration Information

Summer Academy registration begins in January. Students who submit a course request in May might be immediately enrolled, but might also be put on the waitlist. If you are placed on the waitlist, the Summer Academy office will inform you if a spot becomes available, although you might be asked to show up on the first day of school (June 17) to be placed in an empty seat.

To register after graduation, come to the Late Registration Add Mill on Thursday, June 13, 2018 at the times indicated below to add, change or drop a course.

  • Current 12th grade students: 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
  • Current 11th grade students: 8:30 a.m to 9 a.m.
  • Current 10th grade students: 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
  • Current 9th grade students: 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Students who arrive before their appointed time will not be served until the correct time.

Students will be served on first come, first served basis, so if an 11th grader arrives at 9:15 a.m., he will be after the 10th graders who arrived on time.

Late registration day will take place at the Fremont High School Library, located at 1279 Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road, Sunnyvale, CA 94087.

Bus Pass Application

Summer Academy bus pass/tokens will be available to qualified students. Please print the application below and turn it in to the Fremont Summer Academy Office (Room 75).

2019 Summer Academy Bus Pass Application

Summer Academy Courses

Summer Credit Recovery

Program Details

  • 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.

Course Information

The following courses will be offered in the Credit Recovery program this summer:

  • English
  • World History
  • US History
  • Algebra 1
  • Geometry
  • PE
  • Biology
  • 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).

Registration Information

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 Counfirmation - 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.

Step 3: Room Assignments - All enrolled students will receive a course schedule and room assignment in the mail the week before Summer Academy begins.

Step 4: Waitlist - Students who are at the top of the waitlist will be asked to come to Fremont High School on June 17, to be present in the "waiting room" in order to be placed in empty seats for the second period of the day, as soon as attendance is verified by teachers.

Note: Registration for Summer Academy is on a "Rolling Admissions" basis, so the earlier a student requests a course, the more likely to get the first choice course. After May 1, students who were waitlisted for A-G recovery will be offered seats in classes as well. Registration will continue through the first day of Summer Academy (June 17) on a space available basis.


Program Description

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 riskÔÇÉtaking.
Students who complete the program will be placed in at least one class with an Allies teacher so that they can continue to:
  • 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

Application Information

If you wish to participate in Allies this summer, please complete the enclosed application and place it in the box in the main office of your middle school (labeled “Allies Applications”) by Tuesday, April 30, 2019. If you have any questions regarding this program, please contact either Phyllis Flanagan if your home school is Fremont, at phyllis_flannigan@fuhsd.org or 408-522-2439, or John Rodriguez if your home school is Homestead, at john_rodriguez@fuhsd.org or 408-522-2509.

Priority will be given in the order that the applications are received. There is no cost to the student or family for this program.

Class Dates, Times and Location

Classes will be held from June 17 to July 3, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Monday through Friday.

All classes will be held at Fremont High School, located at 575 W. Fremont Avenue, Sunnyvale, 94087.

ELD Summer Academy

Program Information

The ELD Summer Academy is for students who will be enrolled in an ELD 1, 2 or 3 course in the upcoming Fall 2019 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 Process

Current Students

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 Monday, May 1, 2019.

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 Friday, May 10, 2018.

Program Dates, Times and Location

Classes will run from June 17 to July 3, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., Monday through Friday. All classes will be held at Fremont High School, located at 1279 Sunnyvale Saratoga Rd, Sunnyvale CA 94087.

Attendance Policy

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.

Special Education Summer Programs

Special Education Credit Recovery

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)

All credit recovery classes will be held at Fremont High School, with the First Term from June 17 to July 3, 2019 and the Second Term from July 8 to July 25, 2019 (6 weeks total). 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.

Just Do It

Who: Incoming 9th grade students

What: "Just Do It" summer classes are school-specific. Each site will host JDI classes for incoming freshmen

Where: Your student will attend the JDI program at his/her home school - CHS, FHS, HHS, LHS & MVHS

When: June 17 - June 28, 2019 (2 weeks). Classes run from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Monday through Friday

Why: Transition program for students prior to beginning classes in the fall

Extended School Year

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


  • ESY, AC, & WINGS @ Cupertino High School
  • Bridges @ District Office
  • LYNCS @ De Anza College


  • ESY 
  • WINGS -
  • Bridges 

* Hours vary by student schedule and follow similar times in the school year

Why: Continuing education for students currently enrolled in any Academic Community Transition program or Academic Communication as identified on an IEP

AC Academy

What: Enrichment program for 11th and 12th grade AC students, as identified by an IEP.

Where: AC Academy at Cupertino High School



Summer Enrichment Offerings

College Enrichment Workshops Offered in Partnership with the City of Cupertino

The Fremont Union High School District, in partnership with the City of Cupertino Recreation & Community Services, is pleased to offer a college preparation course for High School Juniors (class of 2020), taught by experienced FUHSD Guidance Counselors and College/Career Advisors.

College Planning Workshop (CPW)

Offered in Spring to Juniors

and Summer to rising Seniors only

This overview class guides students in reflecting on themselves as students and identifying goals and plans for college. Emphasis is placed on organizing the college search and application process.

  • Topics include: individual academic profile, finding a college match, choosing a major, understanding college systems, application tips and tricks, managing deadlines, applying for financial aid, and letters of recommendation.
  • Students will develop and receive personalized feedback on a list of prospective colleges to which they will apply in the fall.

College Essay Workshop (CEW)

Offered in Fall to Seniors only

and Summer to rising Seniors

This workshop allows students to brainstorm, write, and refine a personal statement essay required for UC or private college applications. Students will have several opportunities to work one-on-one with instructors and revise their drafts:

  • Review essay prompts; read sample essays; review essay tips and tricks; and write and revise a college application essay.
  • Students will draft a college application essay, receive personalized feedback, and use the feedback to revise and improve the essay.

We are currently accepting registrations for the Spring College Planning Workshop:

  • Submit the attached registration form(s) before the end of business Thursday, February 13 to be entered in a random lottery for placement in your choice of class dates, times and locations. Many classes will fill up; registrations received after the deadline will be enrolled in classes on a space-available basis.
  • Cost for each course is $150. Scholarships are available to those who qualify; see Financial Aid Application form for more information.
  • Please allow a week from the deadline to receive a course confirmation (with dates, instructor and classroom) and scholarship status from FUHSD.

Please contact your student’s Guidance Counselor for more information about the courses. For questions about the registration process, please contact Cupertino Recreation & Community Services at (408) 777-3120.

If you have any other questions about these course offerings, please contact Josh Maisel, Coordinator of Academic Interventions, at (408) 522-2297 or josh_maisel@fuhsd.org.

Fall College Workshop Registration

Registration & Refund Policy

Registration Process

Participant must use the provided registration form. If applying for a financial aid scholarship, please follow instructions found on the back of the financial aid application. Forms should be submitted by walk-in or by US Mail to City of Cupertino Recreation and Community Services Office, page1image3687001568Quinlan Community Center, Attn: Registration, 10185 N. Stelling Road, Cupertino, CA 95014.

Office Hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 to 10 a.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The City of Cupertino accepts check payable to City of Cupertino and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or DiscoverCard). There will be a $26 service charge for all returned checks.

Random Lottery Procedure

All registration forms received up to the end of business day of the deadline have an equal opportunity to be placed in a course. Random lottery will take place 1-3 days following the deadline. Confirmation notifications will be emailed one week later. Please refrain from calling FUHSD or the City of Cupertino with questions about enrollment until you have received this notification.

*Please note, these courses are in high demand. Submitting a registration form first does not guarantee placement in a course.

Refund Policy

Withdrawals must be requested at least eight (8) calendar days prior to the start of the class for a full refund.

  • Withdrawals requested 7 calendar days or less prior to the first class meeting will incur a 10% processing fee.
  • Refunds will not be issued 3 calendar days or less before the start of the class. No refunds will be issued once the class has begun.
  • For more information, visit the City of Cupertino website.
  • Summer Intensive Geometry

    Summer Intensive Geometry

    The 2019 Summer Intensive Geometry course is intended for current FUHSD students who completed Algebra 1 in 9th grade and who want to advance to Algebra 2 in 10th grade.

    The course was designed as part of the district's transition to Common Core. Since a year-long course will be compressed into a 6-week intensive summer class, the class will be quite rigorous: each instructional day is four hours of class time, and is the equivalent of about a week of regular school year content. Assessments will take place approximately every other day. Students will also be expected to complete additional assignments and projects independently. The first unit of study is expected to be completed online in its entirety during the week before the summer course begins, with a test on that material on the first day. To be successful in this Summer Intensive Geometry course, students will need to demonstrate a strong commitment by attending and fully engaging in the course work every day, both in and out of class. The current estimate for time spent out of class is 3-5 hours for the unit to be completed before the first day, and 1-2 hours per day/week for the duration of the course. This amount of time may vary based on the student's study skills and prior knowledge.

    A letter was sent home in early February to eligible students about the SIG course and registration process. The deadline to register for the Summer Intensive Geometry course is February 28 at 10 p.m. Students will receive confirmation that they were placed in a class or on the waitlist by March 8.

    2019 Session Dates & Time

    June 17 to July 25, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., excluding July 4 and July 5.



    Fremont High School, 1279 Sunnyvale Saratoga Rd., Sunnyvale, CA 94087