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Summer School 2018

This summer, the City School District of Albany will offer summer school programs for students in elementary school, middle school and high school. The district also will offer specialized programs for students with disabilities.

               

Many of these programs are designed to help students meet the state’s rising academic standards and graduation requirements. Breakfast and lunch are provided at every location.

   

Transportation will be provided for most programs serving students entering kindergarten-grade 8 (see below to learn more). Transportation will be provided for high school students that live more than 1.5 miles away from the summer school location.

 

You also can follow this link for information about summer reading resources for students at all grade levels.

  

Elementary school

Jump Start

For: Children entering kindergarten in September who have not gone to prekindergarten, and pre-K students who might benefit from additional instruction. This four-week program will help children begin kindergarten excited and ready to learn.

Dates: July 16-Aug. 10

Days: Monday-Friday

Times: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Locations:

• Arbor Hill Elementary School, 1 Arbor Drive

• Giffen Memorial Elementary School, 274 South Pearl St.

Transportation provided: Yes

Registration: Register for kindergarten at Central Registration, 75 Watervliet Ave., then contact our Early Childhood Office (see below).

More information: Brigid Dodson at bdodson@albany.k12.ny.us or Lisa Momberger at lmomberger@albany.k12.ny.us

 

Elementary Summer Enrichment

For: Students currently in kindergarten-grade 5. Principals work with teachers to identify students who are near grade level and would benefit from extended summer learning to prepare for next school year.

Dates: July 2-Aug. 3

Days: Monday-Friday

Time: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Location: North Albany Academy, 570 North Pearl St. Schools served at this location:

• Arbor Hill Elementary School

• Giffen Memorial Elementary School

• Montessori Magnet School

• North Albany Academy

• Schuyler Achievement Academy

• Sheridan Preparatory Academy

• Thomas O’Brien Academy of Science and Technology (TOAST).

Transportation provided: Yes

More information: Contact your child's school

 

21st Century Community Learning Centers/Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany

For: Students currently in kindergarten-grade 5 at Arbor Hill Elementary School, Giffen Memorial Elementary School, Schuyler Achievement Academy and Sheridan Preparatory Academy. Principals work with teachers to identify students who are near grade level and would benefit from extended summer learning to prepare for next school year.  .

Dates: July 2-Aug. 3

Days: Monday-Friday

Time: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Locations:

•  Arbor Hill Elementary School, 1 Arbor Drive

•  Giffen Memorial Elementary School, 274 South Pearl St.

•  Schuyler Achievement Academy, 676 Clinton Ave.

•  Sheridan Preparatory Academy, 400 Sheridan Ave.

Transportation: No

More information: Contact your child's school

 

LEAP/YMCA

For: Students currently in kindergarten-grade 5 at Arbor Hill Elementary School, Giffen Memorial Elementary School, Schuyler Achievement Academy and Sheridan Preparatory Academy.

Dates: July 2-Aug. 10

Days: Monday-Friday

Time: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Locations:

•  Arbor Hill Elementary School, 1 Arbor Drive

•  Giffen Memorial Elementary School, 274 South Pearl St.

•  Schuyler Achievement Academy, 676 Clinton Ave.

•  Sheridan Preparatory Academy, 400 Sheridan Ave.

Transportation: No

More information: Contact your child's school

 

Empire State After School Summer Program

For: Students currently in kindergarten-grade 5 at Albany School of Humanities (ASH), Delaware Community School, Eagle Point Elementary School, New Scotland Elementary School, Pine Hills Elementary School and Thomas O’Brien Academy of Science and Technology (TOAST). Principals work with teachers to identify students who are near grade level and would benefit from extended summer learning to prepare for next school year. 

Dates: July 2-Aug. 3

Days: Monday-Friday

Time: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Locations:

•  Eagle Point Elementary School, 1044 Western Ave. (for students from Eagle Point, New Scotland and Pine Hills)

•  TOAST, Lincoln Park off Delaware Avenue (for students from TOAST, ASH and Delaware)

Transportation: Yes

More information: Contact your child's school

 

Middle school

Middle School Summer Start

For: Students currently in grades 6-8 who failed more than two core classes are required to attend Middle School Summer Start to advance to the next grade.

Dates: July 9-Aug. 10

Days: Monday-Friday

Time: 8:10 a.m.-noon

Location: Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School, 1 Elbel Court off Whitehall Road

Transportation: Yes

More information: Allisen Brodie at abrodie@albany.k12.ny.us or Meghan D’Alessandro at mdalessandro@albany.k12.ny.us

                        

High school

High School Summer School

For: Albany resident students currently in grades 9-12 who have fewer than 28 unexcused absences who need to recover course credit or prepare to retake a Regents exam. Click here to see a brochure that details summer school class offerings. Please note that high school summer school will be held at William S. Hackett Middle School due to construction at Albany High School.

Dates: July 5-Aug. 15

Days: Monday-Thursday

Times:  8 a.m.-12:25 p.m.

Location: William S. Hackett Middle School, 45 Delaware Ave.

Regents exam dates: Aug. 16-17

Transportation: Yes

More information: Rebecca Handzel at rhandzel@albany.k12.ny.us, Alexandra LaCoss at alacoss@albany.k12.ny.us, Suzanne Paulsen at spaulson@albany.k12.ny.us or Richard Shea at rshea@albany.k12.ny.us

 

Specialized programs

Special Education Extended School Year

For: Special education students in kindergarten through grade 12 (classrooms with 12 students, one teacher, four aides only) if a student’s individualized education program review indicates that he or she qualifies.

Dates: July 2-Aug. 10

Days: Monday-Friday

Time: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Locations:

•  Albany School of Humanities (ASH), 108 Whitehall Road

•  Montessori Magnet School, 45 Tremont St.

Transportation: Yes

More information: Cliff Mele at cmele@albany.k12.ny.us or Dawn Ray at dray@albany.k12.ny.us

 

   

 

 

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