Summer Learning Opportunities
With the end of the school year now settled, Sac City Unified is excited to share our summer learning opportunities with our K-12 school community. Read below to learn more and apply today!
Elementary Enrichment Program
Summer Matters@SCUSD-Elementary School Program runs from June 30-July 29, 8am-2:30pm daily. This 21-day summer learning program will give your incoming 1st through 6th grade child the opportunity to participate in a meaningful and engaging summer learning experience. Students in this program will learn skills to transition and succeed in the 2022-2023 school year through collaboration, relationship building and social emotional learning. They will also enjoy enrichment activities that include music, dance, visual arts, theater arts, physical play and exercise.
Other Elementary Options
Freedom School Elementary
The 26-day Freedom School Elementary Program, offered at three school sites from June 30-August 5, is available to incoming 1st grade through incoming 6th grade students. Focusing on relationships and connection, this program explores the courageous efforts of youth to make a difference in our communities.
Each community center or site providing Extended Care (Phoenix Park Community Center, Boys and Girls Club, and YMCA) runs during different date ranges from 8am-5pm that can be reviewed here. Students will engage in enrichment activities, social emotional learning and ample play time.
Applications for ELEMENTARY PROGRAMS must be submitted by Sunday, June 12, 2022. Parents will be notified of enrollment between June 16 – 24. Space is limited, although we will try to accommodate all applications. Please note that the following groups will receive priority enrollment: foster youth, students experiencing homelessness, special education students, English Language learners and students on free and reduced lunch.
Middle School Program
Summer Matters@SCUSD-Middle School Program runs from June 30-July 29 and is an exciting 21-day program that gives incoming 7th and 8th grade students the opportunity to become agents of change by completing student-led projects that incorporate both research and action through a human design thinking model.
Applications for the MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAM must be submitted by Sunday, June 12, 2022. Parents will be notified of enrollment between June 16 – 24. Space is limited, although we will try to accommodate all applications. Please note that the following groups will receive priority enrollment: foster youth, students experiencing homelessness, special education students, English Language learners and students on free and reduced lunch.
High School Programs
Our Credit Recovery Program will run from June 30-July 29 at all Sac City high schools. Students in need of recovering credit in order to graduate on time can complete most courses online, facilitated by an SCUSD credit recovery teacher. For students who need to recover Physical Education credits, an independent study course, guided by certificated teachers, is available. In-person Physical Education will be offered at some school sites. Ethnic Studies will also be offered at some school sites via in-person learning, and is available to all students. School sites will inform students of scheduled class times. Please see your child’s school counselor to enroll in summer school.
Bridge and Specialty Programs
Some high schools may offer bridge and speciality programs for students. These programs will be advertised by the school sites and students will be supported to enroll.
Extended School Year
Extended School Year (ESY) is a special education program that will run from June 30 – July 27. Student eligibility for this program is determined on an annual basis by the school site Individual Education Plan (IEP) team. This program is voluntary to families and will be offered at the following sites and times:
- James Marshall Elementary 9:00am – 1:00pm
- Caroline Wenzel Elementary 8:00am – 12:00pm
- Will C. Wood Middle School 8:00am – 12:00pm
- Luther Burbank High School 9:00am – 1:00pm
Parents/Guardians of students who are eligible for this program have been contacted by the SCUSD Special Education Department to confirm their participation. If you have questions regarding your child’s eligibility for this program, please contact your child’s special education teacher or case manager.