Summer Programs

Fill in learning gaps. Strengthen skills. Get ahead. Whatever your motivation, summer school can help make your summer count!

Elementary School

For students currently in grades K – 5

Middle School

For students currently in grades 6 – 8

High School

For students taking high school classes

Elementary Summer School Options

In Person

In person (transportation, breakfast and lunch available)

Available only for students who have received an invitation from their school to participate, based on academic need. If you have questions about an invitation, contact your school. 

Virtual

Available for students who passed a class with a grade of C or better but want to retake a class for better understanding or strengthening of skills. These classes are taken as an audit and no grade is recorded

Elementary school virtual classes

  • Kindergarten
  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5

Middle School Summer Program Options

In Person

In person (transportation, breakfast and lunch available)

Available only for students who have received an invitation from their school to participate, based on academic need. If you have questions about an invitation, call your school.

Middle School In-Person Classes

  • Middle School Math 1 (student takes grade 6 SOL)
  • Middle School Math 2 (student takes grade 8 SOL)
  • Math 6/7 (student takes grade 7 SOL)
  • Math 7/8 (student takes grade 8 SOL)
  • English 6
  • English 7
  • English 8
  • Social Studies (grade 6)
  • Social Studies (grade 7)
  • Civics and economics (grade 8)
  • Science (grade 6)
  • Life science (grade 7)
  • Physical science (grade 8)
  • Science systems I
  • Science systems II

High School credit classes

  • Earth science
  • Spanish I
  • Spanish II
  • French I
  • French II
  • German I
  • German II
  • Latin I
  • Latin II
  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • PE 9

Virtual via CCPSOnline

Available for students who:

  • want to take high-school credit courses for acceleration. This means taking a class in the summer for the first time to get ahead or to create more room in their schedule for classes during the regular school year. 
    • Middle school students can also take Career Investigations for credit
  • received an A, B or C in a course and wish to reinvestigate content and build skills to fill gaps and/or prepare for future courses

For more information, visit CCPSOnline.

High School Summer Program Options

In Person

In person (transportation, breakfast and lunch available)

Available only for students who:

  • receive a grade of D or F and wish to retake the class
  • want to take certain classes in the summer for the first time to get ahead or create more room in their schedule for classes during the regular school year. Only the following classes for acceleration are available in person:
    • PE 9 (0.5 credit)*
    • PE 10 (0.5 credit)*
    • Driver’s Education (classroom portion only)
    • *Note: Students may take Health 9 and Health 10 through CCPSOnline to earn full Health/PE 9 or Health/PE 10 credit during the summer.

High School In-Person Classes (for repeat)

  • Algebra I
  • Algebra I, Part I
  • Geometry
  • Geometry, Part I
  • Geometry, Part II
  • Algebra II
  • Algebra, functions and data analysis
  • English 9
  • English 10 (writing SOL only)
  • English 11 (writing SOL only)
  • English 12
  • Health and PE 9
  • Health and PE 10, including driver’s education
  • Driver’s education (classroom portion only)
  • World History I
  • World History II
  • Virginia and U.S. History
  • Virginia and U.S. Government
  • Economics and Personal Finance
  • Earth Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biological explorations
  • Spanish I
  • Spanish II
  • French I
  • French II
  • German I
  • German II
  • Latin I
  • Latin II
  • Special education (grades 9-12)

Virtual

Online via CCPSOnline

Available for students who:

  • want to take high-school credit courses for acceleration. This means taking a class in the summer for the first time to get ahead or to create more room in their schedule for classes during the regular school year. 
  • received an A, B or C in a high-school credit course and wish to reinvestigate content and build skills to fill gaps and/or prepare for future courses

For more information, visit CCPSOnline.

School Readiness for Rising Kindergartners

Exclusively for any child who will be in kindergarten in fall 2022: This free summer session will help you splash boldly into the school year.

Children who enroll in this program must have completed kindergarten registration by June 1.

Test Preparation: SAT/SOL/W!SE Academies

Targeted sessions help students prepare for SOL tests (virtual or in person), the SAT (in person) and the W!SE test (virtual or in person).

Summer Enrichment Camps

Give it a go! Summer camps offer a chance to explore new subjects. Click below to learn more and register.

School-Based Camps

FAQ

Is summer school in person or virtual?

Grades K-12 have both in-person and virtual opportunities. Prekindergarten is in person only.

Where can I find the CCPS Standards for Student Conduct?

The Chesterfield County Public Schools Standards for Student Conduct can be found here: mychesterfieldschools.com/family-and-community-engagement/preparing-for-school/publications-and-forms/

Who should sign up for summer school?

  • Students who did not pass a course, did not pass an SOL test or who received a special invitation to summer school.
  • Students who want to strengthen their knowledge in a course or grade level, would benefit from skill building and enrichment or those who want to avoid the summer slide.
  • Students who want to take a new high school course to get ahead.

How much does summer school cost?

  • Most summer school opportunities are free.
  • There are costs for CCPSOnline courses; details are provided when registering.
  • There are costs for camps; details are provided when registering.

What are the dates of summer school?

  • In-person classes meet June 27-July 21 on Monday-Thursday.
  • CCPSOnline classes run June 20-July 28.
  • July 4 is a student and staff holiday.
  • High school graduation is July 28.

What is the deadline to register?

  • April 29 for accelerated CCPSOnline high school courses
  • June 1 for most PK-8 summer opportunities (Students who miss the June 1 deadline can join a waiting list to see if space is available in the PK-8 program they need).
  • June 1 for non-graded courses through CCPSOnline

Does summer school include transportation and lunch?

Transportation is provided for students who register by the June 1 deadline. The exception is camps, for which no transportation is provided. Breakfasts and lunches are available during in-person opportunities.

Will summer school take place at my home school?

What grade should I register for?

For summer instruction, students should register for the grade they are in during the 2021-22 school year. For example, a student who is in fifth grade in April 2022 is considered to be in fifth grade during summer school 2022.

Are you hiring for summer jobs?

We’re hiring teachers, instructional assistants and other summer employees. To see open positions, go to mychesterfieldschools.com/apply-at-ccps/, click on “see openings at CCPS” and search for “summer session.”

What time does summer school take place?

  • Most in-person elementary schools will meet 7:30-11:30 a.m. Monday-Thursday, with an optional extended day through 2:30 p.m. A few elementary schools will meet 9 a.m-1 p.m. Monday-Thursday, with an optional extended day through 4 p.m. Click here to see schedules for each elementary site.
  • K-5 virtual instruction is synchronous 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday-Thursday.
  • In-person middle schools and high schools will meet 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday-Thursday. Click here to see middle and high school sites.
  • Virtual instruction for middle and high schools is flexible/asynchronous.

If you have registered for a summer opportunity that requires payment, please use these links to pay:

Contact us

All In-Person Summer Programs
Elementary and Middle School Virtual Courses
[email protected]


SAT/PSAT Academy

SOL/W!SE Academy

Phone: 804-639-8638
[email protected]

High School Virtual Courses

CCPSOnline
Phone: 804-639-2751
[email protected]