Summer Learning

For any questions about the FCPS Summer Programs, please email SummerLearning@fcps.edu.

2021 Summer Opportunities

School-Based Opportunities

School-based Opportunities for Select Elementary School Students

Each elementary school has summer learning opportunities designed to support students as they develop

  • executive functioning skills, 
  • mathematics skills, and
  • language arts skills.

The learning provides an opportunity for students who have been identified due to their academic performance; determined by various criteria. The programs are:

  • school-based
  • start July 12, 2021
  • end July 30, 2021

School staff will contact families of students who will be invited in the coming weeks. The total number of students that can attend will be impacted by the number of teachers at the school available to work this summer.

School-based Opportunities for Select Middle School Students

Each middle school has summer learning opportunities designed to support students as they develop:

  • mathematics,
  • language arts, and
  • problem-solving skills.

The learning provides an opportunity for students who have been identified due to their academic performance; determined by various criteria. The programs are:

  • school-based
  • start July 12, 2021
  • end July 30, 2021

Algebra 1

Middle school students can retake Algebra 1 over the summer at their projected high school.

  • If the student will be a 7th or 8th grader during SY 2021-22, the parent should work with the student’s counselor in deciding to expunge one of the passing Algebra 1 course grades before the end of the first quarter of the 2021-22 school year.
  • Rising 9th graders:
    • If the student will be a 9th grader during SY 2021-22, the parent should work with the student’s high school counselor prior to the end of the 1st quarter of 2021-22 in deciding to expunge the Algebra 1 course and grade that was taken during the 2020-21 traditional school year.
    • Students who will be 9th graders in SY 2021-22 may not expunge high school coursework taken during the summer.

School staff will contact families of students who will be invited in the coming weeks. The total number of students that can attend will be impacted by the number of teachers at the school available to work this summer.

High School Credit Recovery

Each high school will offer credit recovery courses and select standardized test prep classes for its students during two sessions:

  • Session 1: June 28-July 16, 2021
  • Session 2: July 21-August 6, 2021.

Students can take one course or class per session. Students are eligible for credit recovery courses if they receive a “NM” at the end of the school year. Students who need to earn a verified credit are eligible for a test prep class.

View the Credit Recovery page for details.

Enrichment and Other Opportunities