2021 Summer Programming at Public Charter Schools
Typically, all summer programs at public charter schools are available to students enrolled at the school, with a few exceptions, and the types of programs include:
- Summer School Enrichment
- Credit Recovery
- Extended School Year (ESY)
- Extended School Year (ESY) Focusing on Students with Disabilities
- Summer Bridge
- Academic Interventions
122 campuses will offer these summer learning opportunities to students:
- 63 campuses offering virtual (most schools offering both virtual and in-person)
- 62 campuses offering in-person
- 25 campuses offering limited in-person
- 15 campuses offering 3-week programs
- 46 campuses offering 4-week programs
- 7 campuses offering 5-week programs
- 5 campuses offering 6-week programs
- 24 campuses targeting specific grades
- 5 campuses targeting newly enrolled students
- 45 campuses providing ESY or focusing on students with disabilities
Other Summer Opportunities for Students
Families can sign up, starting Monday, March 22 at 12 p.m., for the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) summer camps. These camps and camp activities are open to students ages 3 through 13 and will offer a wide variety of experiences. DPR also partners with the DC Free Summer Meals Program to provide free breakfasts and lunches at several of the camps. Camp dates are:
- Session 1: June 28 - July 9, 2021
- Session 2: July 12 - 23, 2021
- Session 3: July 26 - August 6
- Session 4: August 9 - 20, 2021
For more information on DPR’s summer camps click here. To register online for DPR’s summer camp programs, click here.
Finally, students and families can visit Learn24’s website to locate a Spring Break and/or after-school program during the remainder of the 2020-21 SY as well as programs for summer learning and activities. These programs are available to students ages 3 through 21. For more information, click here.
For more information on summer school, including the point of contact at each school and the communication shared with families, click here.
As DC PCSB gathers more information on summer programming for students, we will update this blog. Please reach out directly to a public charter school to get more information.