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2-23 Summer School Registration Begins March 3


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For Immediate Release:
Feb. 23, 2016
For more information, contact the Dept. of School and Community Relations at 703-228-6004 www.apsva.us
 Summer School Registration Begins March 3
Registration for Summer School begins on Thu, March 3. Arlington Public Schools provides a variety of summer programs for students in Pre-K through grade 12 during summer 2016. Most classes run from Ju1y 11 – August 12.

Students should register at the schools they are attending during the 2015-16 school year by 4 p.m. on the day of the relevant deadline. Non-APS students must register through the Summer School Office at the Syphax Education Center at 2110 Washington Blvd. Out-of-county fees apply for non-residents. Registration forms will not be accepted after the posted registration deadlines.
For more information, contact the Summer School office at 703- 228-7645 or summerschool@apsva.us.

Key Summer School registration deadlines are listed below.

Friday, April 8
Registration closes for:

  • Elementary enrichment programs
  • Elementary Countywide Special Education Programs (including SPED Pre-K)
  • Elementary and Middle School Outdoor Lab Programs
Thursday, May 6
Registration closes for:

  • Pre-K and Kindergarten Programs (excluding SPED Pre-K)
  • Elementary Math and Language Arts Strengthening Programs
  • Elementary Self-Contained Special Education Program
  • Elementary ESOL/HILT Program
  • Elementary Spanish Immersion Program
  • Middle School Enrichment Courses
  • High School New Work for Credit Courses
  • Driver Education
  • Secondary Countywide Special Education Programs
Friday, June 10
Registration closes for:

  • Secondary Make-Up and Strengthening Programs
  • SOL English 11 Writing Course
  • Stratford Program
  • New students who are pre-registered to attend APS schools in fall 2016 (excludes regular and SPED Pre-K, all countywide Special Education Programs, Middle School enrichment, New Work for Credit, and Driver Education)
Thursday, June 30
Late Registration for current APS Middle and High School students only who fail a credit-bearing course during the 2015-16 school year. Carlin Springs Elementary School, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. No New Work for Credit registrations will be accepted.

Additional Information
Program fees are due at the time of registration and are non-refundable except under very limited circumstances. Transportation for secondary programs will only be offered before first and after second period; secondary students who register for one period only will not be allowed to stay at school when they do not have a class, and will need to arrange alternative mid-day transportation. Information on Arlington County transit options is available at arlingtontransit.com. Elementary students who attend an out of boundary school during the school year will not be provided with transportation in the summer unless they attend a countywide special education or enrichment program.

A teacher signature is required on all registration forms for students at all grade levels to help ensure appropriate placement. Eighth grade English, Math and Physical Science are only open to students who fail these courses during the year (if students are unsure about whether they will pass, they should wait to register at secondary late registration on June 30). Elementary strengthening courses in Math and Language Arts are open only to students who are currently failing a course, who previously failed an SOL, or who are specifically recommended by their teacher for remediation. Students who are on or above grade level are eligible to register for the elementary enrichment programs.

For additional information, please see the Summer School Catalog and Frequently Asked Questions which are available online at www.apsva.us/summerschool.

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