Elementary Summer School

The Elementary Summer School Program will be offered to students in Grades K-4 who are being retained; and for students in 5th grade that did not meet the passing standard for STAAR Reading and Math.

Grades K-4 and 5th Grade Accelerated Instruction Summer Program
Classes for elementary summer school K-4 begin Tuesday, June 10 and end on Thursday, July 3. Classes for 5th grade Summer School begin on Tuesday, June 10 and end on Wednesday, June 25. Classes will be held at various elementary cluster campuses in the district on Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There are no classes on Fridays or on July 4, 2014.

PK/K/1st  Elementary State Mandated Bilingual Summer Program
The state mandated program will be offered to Pk/K/1st retained students enrolled in a Bilingual/ESL program.  Classes will be from June 10-13, (Tuesday-Friday-first week only), June 11-July 3 (Monday-Thursday)  from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Title III Summer School for the Unschooled
The Title III summer school program will be offered PK-5 immigrant students  who have not had consistent formal schooling.  Classes will be from June 7-10 the first week (Tuesday-Friday) and June 13-30 (Monday-Friday) thereafter from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Registration
Registration for all students will be completed through the student’s home campus.  All eligible students will receive a registration packet from the campus vice principal.  Registration for students in Grades K-5 will be from April 28 - May 12, 2014.

Tuition
No tuition is charged for the elementary summer school programs.

Transportation
Children receiving transportation services during the regular school year will continue with pick up and drop off at neighborhood locations.  However, these locations may differ from bus stops during the year.  This information will be communicated to parents through a letter that will be placed in the student’s final report card.

All students who walk to school during the regular school year will walk to the home campus.  Transportation services will be provided from student’s home campus to the summer school campus (if different from the child’s home campus).  In the afternoon, all students eligible for transportation will be dropped off at a neighborhood location, the home campus or a daycare (as long as it is within the cluster’s boundaries).

Any questions regarding transportation services can be communicated to the Transportation Department at 397-0874.

Breakfast and Lunch
Breakfast (beginning at 7:30 am and ending at 7:55 am) and lunch will be provided at the summer cluster sites.  More information will be available once the student is registered for the NISD Elementary Summer School Program.

Activities
Students will spend time in a variety of instructional activities designed to strengthen weaknesses in language arts and/or math.  There will be no letter grades given, but progress reports will be provided.