Summer School 2019
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
Many of these programs
are designed to help students meet the state’s academic
standards and graduation requirements. Breakfast and lunch are provided at every location.
Transportation will be
provided for 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.
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.
July 15-Aug. 9
8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
• Arbor Hill Elementary School, 1 Arbor
• 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
Lisa Momberger at
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.
July 8-Aug. 9
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Locations and the schools they will
Arbor Hill Elementary School, 1
Arbor Hill Elementary, Montessori Magnet School, North Albany Academy
Giffen Memorial Elementary
School, 274 South Pearl St.
Schools served: Giffen Elementary, New
Scotland Elementary and Thomas O'Brien Academy of Science and
Pine Hills Elementary School, 41 North
Schools served: Eagle Point Elementary, Pine
Hills Elementary, Schuyler Achievement Academy
Sheridan Preparatory Academy, 400
Schools served: Albany School of Humanities
(ASH), Delaware Community School, Sheridan Preparatory Academy
Contact your child's school
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 8-Aug. 9
Time: 8:10 a.m.-noon
Location: Edmund J. O'Neal
Middle School of Excellence, 50 North Lark St.
Meghan D’Alessandro at
email@example.com or Michael Lopez at
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
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
July 8-Aug. 12
8 a.m.-12:25 p.m.
William S. Hackett Middle School, 45
Alexandra LaCoss at
Nicole Newman at
firstname.lastname@example.org or Richard Shea at
Special Education Extended School Year
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
8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
• Eagle Point Elementary School, 1044
• Thomas O'Brien Academy of Science
and Technology (TOAST), Lincoln Park
or Dawn Ray at
Summer Newcomer Academy
English as a New Language students in kindergarten through grade 12 to
improve basic literacy skills and understand local civics
July 8-Aug. 8
Time: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
International Center, 570 North Pearl St.
Transportation: Yes. Yellow
bus for students from kindergarten-grade 5; CDTA bus for students
More information: Matthew
Finn at email@example.com
or Christine Zontini at