Frisco ISD is introducing a new format this year for school summer for middle and high school students.
New, online learning opportunities will be available for students entering grades 9-12 who need to take courses for remediation or wish to do so for advancement, as well as options for credit recovery in math, English, science and social studies for students currently in grades 6-8. FISD will continue to offer in-person summer enrichment opportunities for students currently in grades K-5.
“The new online structure for secondary summer school provides greater flexibility and allows students to work at their own pace, with more control and responsibility over their own learning,” said Kenny Chandler, assistant superintendent of student services. “Students can work from home, or may benefit from visiting one of our two summer school locations for assistance or dedicated study time.”
Coursework can be completed anytime, anywhere there is Internet access, though students must take tests and exams on-site at either Independence or Wakeland high schools during summer school hours. Pre-assessments must also be completed in-person by students taking courses for credit recovery.
Teachers will be available at both campuses on set dates and times to assist students who are taking courses for credit recovery. Students taking courses for advancement can take advantage of FISD computer labs during summer school hours, and an online form will be available to assist with questions and provide subject-specific support.
Students will have 24/7 access to online courses from June 12 to July 20, 2017. Students can take final exams any time during summer school hours once they have finished the coursework, but exams must be completed by Tuesday, July 25 at 12 p.m.
The cost of summer school is $200 per course for middle school students and $300 per semester course for high school students. Financial assistance is available for those taking courses for remediation who qualify for free and reduced lunch.
Registration is currently underway online for both middle and high school students. School counselors will continue to contact parents of students failing one or more core classes with enrollment information.
In-person registration assistance will also be available at Independence High School on Thursday, June 8, the last day to register for secondary summer school. Out-of-District students must enroll in person that afternoon.
Click here to learn more about secondary summer school and registration.