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Summer Information

2021 High school classes @ hlpusd

Registration will take place ONLINE from March 24th - March 31st.  This process is NOT first come first serve, but all students wanting a summer school class should complete the application during this time period.

Late registration will take place April 19 - 23 for any remaining OPEN classes.  Summer school classes can be taken for Credit/Grade Recovery (original class F/D) or for Original Credit.

Completion of an application does not guarantee placement in a summer school class.  Classes are limited and students in need of credit recovery will have first priority.  Priority will also be given to students closest to their graduation date.  Student course placement can be confirmed in the Aeries Student Portal on April 16, 2021.  

Please be advised that ALL classes will meet virtually.  

Students are encouraged to select classes listed at their school of attendance for next year.  Each school will fill classes with their current students first, then open available space to other district students.  If a class reaches capacity at the home school, but space is available with a different host school, students will be placed at another site for summer classes. 


Session/Semester 1 classes: May 24  - June 10 
Classes meet Monday-Thursday (*Class on May 31 will be replaced with class on June 4 due to Memorial Day)
Class time is 7:30am - 12:50pm

Session/Semester 2 classes: June 14  - July 1 
Classes meet Monday-Thursday
Class time is 7:30am - 12:50pm

Summer school registration for incoming 9th grade students, CURRENT 8th graders, will be available April 13 - April 18.  Please note that completion of an application does NOT guarantee placement in a summer school class.

HLPUSD 2021 summer school class list for incoming 9th graders 

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2021 High School Classes @ Mt. SAC

Are you in need of additional makeup classes 

MSAC offers high school summer school classes for high school credit.  Classes will be held online beginning June 7 and ending on July 15.  Email your counselor for a referral! 

Available classes include English 1-3, US History, World History, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science,  Physical Science, Math 1 and Math 2.

Community College classes

Did you know that high school students can take Community College courses for free?  Course must be appropriate for the student and meant to expand high school offerings, not replace them.  Interested students should be highly motivated and engaged as this would begin the college transcript and classes must be taken seriously.  See the Community College page for more details.

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Additional opportunities

Many college and universities offer special programs for high school students during the summer.  These programs will vary in content, eligibility and cost.  Information that we receive about these opportunities will be posted here, however there is no program that we endorse.  

UC Davis College Preparation Courses

Students looking for a challenge or to improve their academic skills can gain knowledge, skills and habits to help them excel in college.

Immersion Programs

Let your students test drive the role of their dreams through interactive, simulation-based courses designed to develop skills in teamwork, critical thinking, problem solving and more.

For more information on our programs, visit our website 

2021 Summer Pre-College Virtual Program Fairs

Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with representatives from leading US colleges and universities to learn more about Summer 2021 academic programs for high school students. 

  • Visit virtual booths, where you can ask questions via video or text chat with summer program representatives. 
  • View helpful webinars on how to choose a summer program, how to strengthen your application, how to make the most out of your summer program experience.

Registration is FREE to all attendees.  

Case Western

Each course features video lessons by Case Western Reserve instructors and live sessions with university mentors. The program is available year-round, and the online format lets you study anywhere, anytime, at your own pace.

Rider University

Rider University offers a variety of program options in the arts, news and media, and entrepreneurship.  

UCLA

UCLA has tons of summer options for motivated students looking for a great experience; prices seem to range from $2000 and up so be sure it is worth it for you!

Gettysburg College

Gettysburg is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend virtual academic camps over the summer months. Subjects include psychology, history, and creative writing.

UMass Amherst

Discover pre-college opportunities for high school students. Check out our new online pre-college programs available this summer.  Lots of interesting and  unique titles here; prices look to be around $2,000 for a two week program.

Illinois Institute of Technology

Pre-College Summer Programs cover topics in Architecture, Business and Computational Science. Through fun and challenging courses, students experience life on a college campus at Illinois Tech—a nationally ranked, innovation-driven university in Chicago. 

Johns Hopkins

Offered in an all virtual format this year, Johns Hopkins’ Explore Engineering and Biomedical Engineering Innovation are college-level, fun, and intellectually stimulating courses—perfect for high school students who are strong in math and science.

Penn

Penn delivers the challenge of an Ivy League curriculum to academically talented high school students seeking a pre-collegiate experience. Explore Penn's historic campus, engage with leading faculty, and build intellectual connections within accelerated two-, three-, or six-week Penn Summer High School Programs.

Drexel University

Drexel's summer academic programs are summer camps open to highly motivated high school students who wish to explore what a university-level program is all about. Workshops are led by Drexel faculty and utilize Drexel's labs, facilities, and the city of Philadelphia's many resources.