2018 Summer School Program Information - Middle School
Code FM Summer Technology Camp – 4th, 5th, and 6th grades
Group 1: June 4 – June 7
Group 2: June 11 – June 14
Group 3: June 18 – June 21
Daily Schedule: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Site: Ball Academy
Incoming 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students are encouraged to register for one (1) of the three (3) technology enrichment summer camps that will take place during the month of June 2018. Students will receive instruction in technology literacy, such as coding and programming games, the creation of multimedia projects, including art, music, stop-motion and 2D animation, and the fostering of creative expression through filmmaking.
Student Success Initiative – 8th Grade
Teacher Led Instruction - June 11 - June 22
Computer Lab Access - June 5 - June 22
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Testing - June 26 and June 27
Sites: Harris, Page, Rhodes, Whittier
8th grade students needing to pass STAAR in reading or math after failing the second test administration must attend this tutorial program in order to be considered for promotion by the Grade Placement Committee. Students will receive instruction in reading or math. Instruction time will be split for students who need to pass both reading and math.
Enrollment – Eligible students will be notified of required summer participation by campus staff in accordance with SSI guidelines and timelines established by the Texas Education Agency. The first contact with parents should be made immediately after the campus receives the results from the first test administration (scheduled for April 30th).
Cluster Sites (SSI – Grade 8)
*Students from YWLA, YMLA, and ALA may attend summer school at the site closest to their home campus.
Transportation will be provided by the district to and from the home school and the summer school site free of charge. Students are responsible for transportation to and from their home school.
ESL Summer Academy
June 5 – June 29
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Site: Whittier Academy
ESL students who are in their first three years in the United States and who have not scored Advanced High on TELPAS Reading should attend this summer academy designed to reinforce reading and writing skills through the study of science and social studies. (8th Grade students who did not pass STAAR Reading or Math are required to attend the Student Success Initiative sessions at the designated summer site in place of the ESL Summer Academy.)
Transportation will be provided to and from the home school and the summer school site free of charge for students participating in the ESL Summer Academy.
Partners Program – 8th Grade
June 4 – June 28
8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Sites: Davis, Harris, Irving, Longfellow, Lowell, Page, Poe, Rhodes, Rogers, Tafolla, Whittier
This required four week summer support provides students the opportunity to catch up on elective academic credits, to accelerate their accumulation of high school credits and to engage in furthering learning opportunities.
Enrollment – Teachers will notify parents of existing Partners students of the opportunity to continue earning credits over the summer. Students who have not passed STAAR are required to attend the SSI Program for 8th grade. This program is available only to students currently enrolled in SAISD schools.
The only transportation that will be provided will be for any students whose home school is not a summer Partners site. In that event, transportation will be provided to and from the home school and the summer school site free of charge.
8th Grade Algebra and English I
8th grade students who have completed the course work for Algebra I and English I, but have not passed the End of Course assessment, may attend the Student Support Program at their High School Feeder School.
(See High School Student Support Program for more information)
Enrollment – Campus principals will submit a list of eligible students as well as a pre-registration form for participating students to the Summer School Office by June 1.
Students are responsible for their transportation to and from their home high school. Transportation is provided between the home high school and the summer school site free of charge.
June 4 – June 29
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
This program gives students assigned to DAEP at the end of the school year an opportunity to complete the assignment during the summer and begin school at their home campus in the fall.
SSI/ EOC Testers: DAEP teachers will ensure that students receive the same intervention as they would if they were attending summer school at their home campuses. Students will return to the assigned summer campus to test.Non-Testers: Students will follow the same DAEP schedule as they would during the school year, which includes academic instruction, physical education, and service learning.