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Summer School

Contact Info

Hours of Operation:

8:00a.m.-4:00p.m.

Mary Enright

Coordinator of Summer School and Extended Day Programs

Stamford Public Schools, Teaching and Learning

888 Washington Blvd.

Stamford, CT 06901

 

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General education applications closed May 3, 2024. ESY and New Arrivals applications will close May 30, 2024.  

 

Summer school applications are active in the Parent Portal for ESY and New Arrivals. Only invited students can enroll in summer school.

 

All High School registration information is below. 

 

Stamford Public Schools Summer School Programs

 

The SPS Summer School Programs are returning for 2024 and will offer academic support for Grades 1 - 3 and credit recovery for grades 9 to 12.  A New Arrivals program designed for language acquisition for our students newly arriving to the country will only be offered in grades 1 to 3 and 9 to12. Extended School Year (ESY) programs will support identified students pre-K through grade 12. 

Families of children who qualify for the various summer school programs will be notified when the application is available and will need to enroll through PowerSchool. 

Summer Preschool

Apples Preschool Site: Apples 8 am to 1 pm 4 weeks July 1st through July 26th TEAM Class will be 6 weeks June 20th through July 26th.  Session time to be determined by communication between parent and Apples’ staff.

  • ESY Session 1: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

  • ESY Session 2: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

General Education Pre- K Program: 4 weeks July 1st through July 26th  8:00 am -1:00 pm (enrollment is offered as part of tuition but attendance based on parent choice through communication to Director) *Students are currently enrolled in Apples.

Summer School Grades 1 to 3

Our Summer School programs for Grades 1 - 3 will take place July 1st through July 26th. SPS educators will engage qualifying Grades 1-3 students in summer learning experiences focused on reading and math proficiency, social emotional development, and knowledge in a multitude of academic areas.

While SPS is not offering on-site enrichment programs this year, we will offer transportation from the summer school site to several of our community partners that are offering summer camps. Please look at the community partner section below for more information. 

 

Elementary sites: all elementary sites will be 9 am to 1 pm

  • Stillmeadow – Grades 1 - 3 Gen Ed & ESY K - 5, Specialized programs for Westover ASD, Roxbury ASD, and Stillmeadow CORE and TEAM                                                                                                                                  

Students from Stillmeadow, Westover, Roxbury and Northeast

 

  • Strawberry Hill – Grades 1 - 3 Gen Ed &  ESY K - 5, Specialized programs for Hart CORE, Newfield ASD, and REACH K-5

  • New Arrivals students in grades 4 - 8 will attend Strawberry Hill for summer school. 

Students from Strawberry Hill, Stark, Davenport, Hart and Newfield

 

  • Rogers – Grades 1 - 3 Gen Ed & ESY K - 5, Specialized programs for Toquam CORE, Springdale ASD, and Northeast ASD

Students from Rogers, KT Murphy, Toquam and Springdale

 

 

Middle School site: 8 am to 12 pm 

  • Rippowam – Grades 6 - 8 ESY ONLY

Specialized programs* REACH 6-8, ASD 6-8 and CORE Grades 6-8 

*site to be finalized based on enrollment

There is no General Education program for grades 4 to 8. 

 

Community Partner local camps information:

While SPS is not offering on-site enrichment programs this year, we will offer transportation from the summer school site to several of our community partners that are offering summer camps. The local camps that we can bus students to after summer school (K-8) are Stamford Parks & Recreation camp sites (all sites except the Heroy site) and the JCC (providing partial day camps). In addition, summer school academic services can be provided at the following camp sites: ROSCCO and Boys & Girls Club Yerwood.

 

Special Education Extended School Year (ESY) Program

SPS students who qualify for ESY (per PPT recommendation) will attend Summer School in either the 4 week program for grades K-8 (July 1st through July 26th) or 6 week program for grades 9-12  (June 20th through July 26th) (also per PPT recommendation). Students’ eligibility for ESY programming is dependent on PPT recommendation based on the specific ESY eligibility criteria.  Any students recommended for ESY programming will receive the IEP recommended special education and related services including but not limited to; paraeducator support, special education transportation, BCBA support, OT, PT, Speech, Social Skills/Counseling, Nursing, TOVI, TOHI etc.

 

New Arrivals Program

The New Arrivals Program for grades 4 - 8 will run from July 1st through July 26th.  The program is designed to provide intensive immersion in English language skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing).  Students will learn about American culture, participate in hands-on learning activities, and develop more confidence in their English skills. 

  • ALL New Arrivals students in grades 4 - 8 will attend Strawberry Hill for summer school. 

 

The high school New Arrivals summer program will run from June 20th to July 26th. The program is designed to provide intensive immersion in English language skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing).  Students who successfully complete all 6 weeks of the program and complete additional assignments at home can receive 1-2 credits towards high school graduation.

  • ALL New Arrivals students in grades 9-12 will attend Westhill High School for summer school. 

 

 

 

High School Summer School

Summer courses for high school students will take place from June 20th through July 26th. Students will have the opportunity to recover credit in previously enrolled courses. This opportunity is available to all qualifying high school students starting with those entering grades 10, up to students attempting to complete grade 12. For many students, this will provide the necessary credits for graduation. 

High School summer school site: Westhill High School 

  • Westhill summer school hours: 8 am - 12 pm
  • ESY Services 4 weeks (July 1st to July 26th): Academic Support Class & Specialized Programs REACH 9-12, ASD, CORE, TEAM - 6 weeks

NO-COST SUMMER SCHOOL - TRANSPORTATION WILL BE PROVIDED - FREE GRAB & GO BREAKFAST/ LUNCH PROVIDED
 

COMMUNITY NIGHT FOR SUMMER SCHOOL - HIGH SCHOOL (GRADES 9-12)

Come and learn more about this year’s summer high school registration process, what courses are offered, and much more!

THURSDAY JUNE 6, 2024, 6 PM - 7 PM, 5TH FLOOR GOVERNMENT CENTER

We encourage all students and their families to attend if they have not passed a course or believe they will not be passing at least one class during the 23/24 school year.

*Un Consejero académico que habla español estará disponible*

*Yon konseye ki pale ayisyen-kreyòl ap disponib pou sipò lang.*

 

Summer School Registration - In-Person

Registration will take place IN-PERSON at WHS in the media center on June 17th & 18th 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Parents are not required to attend, but are welcome!

 

Summer School Registration - By Phone

We will offer a Limited number of phone conference registration time slots on June 17th and 18th

High School-Summer School will hold phone registration conferences on June 17th and June 18th at the following times: 

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

  • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm 

Phone registration is for parents who cannot come in person. Conference appointments will last approximately seven (7) minutes.

Beginning on June 14th at 7:00 am, you can schedule a conference with any of the summer school counselors including English and Spanish-speaking counselors. Go to the WHS my conference site at https://www.myconferencetime.com/westhill. Once on the website, click on the Summer School folder and select a counselor and a time slot. 

Please note that the school counselor will contact you via the phone number you provide at the time that you select. Please make sure that you answer the phone at your selected time. 

Conference calendars will close at midnight, on June 15th to give counselors time to prepare. Please schedule all conferences before that time to ensure availability. Conference appointments for high school summer school registration will open on June 14th at 7 am and close on June 15th at midnight. 

For more information:

 

Anchor Summer School for Anchor Students:

Parents of Anchor High School students can contact the school directly at (203) 977-6156 for Anchor Summer School information. 

  • Anchor summer school
  • June 20th to July 26th 
  • Hours for students: 8 am to 12 pm