High School (9-12) Summer Learning Programs

  • CREDIT RECOVERY

    Students in grades 9-12 can stay on track for graduation through credit recovery during Summer Session 1 and/or Summer Session 2. Daily attendance, completion of assignments, and a passing letter grade are required in order to earn credit for a summer session course.

     

    EL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

    ELL Students in grades 9-12 can earn elective credits and continue to build language skills during Summer Session 1 and/or Summer Session 2. EL Language Development is only available to current SPPS students.

     

    PROGRAM DATES & SITE INFORMATION

    All programs run Monday-Friday

    Summer Session 1: June 21 - July 15 (No program July 5)

    Summer Session 2: July 19 - August 12

    Harding Senior High: 8:45am-2:45pm (Grades 9-12 CR & EL Language, both SPPS and nonSPPS Students)

    Washington Technology Magnet: 8:45am-2:45pm (Grades 9-12 CR & EL Language, both SPPS and nonSPPS Students)

    Gordon Parks High School: 8:00am-2:00pm (Grades 11-12 CR, both SPPS and nonSPPS Students)

    Creative Arts Secondary School: 8:45am-2:45pm (Grades 9-12 CR & EL Language, SPPS students) *was at LEAP H.S

     

    CREDIT RECOVERY OPTIONS

    Option 1:  100% In-Person. Choose up to 3 courses for each session, daily attendance required.

    Option 2:  20% In-Person. Choose up to 3 courses each session, attendance two days per week per course required.

    • Session 1: APEX curriculum used for all courses. (Deadline June 4, 2021)
    • Harding Senior High: M/W - Science, Math, Health, T/TH - Social Studies, English
    • Washington Technology: M/W - Social Studies, English, T/TH - Science, Math, Health
    • Session 2: APEX curriculum used for all courses. (Deadline July 2, 2021)
    • Harding Senior High: M/W - Science, Math, Health, T/TH - Social Studies, English
    • Washington Technology: M/W - Social Studies, English, T/TH - Science, Math, Health

    Option 2 has been removed.  Students that were enrolled in 20% In-person have been placed in 100% in-person classes.  Transportation information will be mailed the week of June 14.

    Option 3:  Independent Study - 

    • Must be 16 years old, choose up to 3 courses per session, attendance not required. APEX curriculum for all courses.
    • Once a course is started, it must be completed by noon of the last day of the Session.
    • Session 1 (Deadline June 4, 2021)
    • Session 2 (Deadline July 2, 2021)

     

    REGISTRATION

    • Current grades 9-12 SPPS families: School counselors are enrolling Grades 9-12 students who are in need of Credit Recovery or EL Language Development courses during Saint Paul Public Schools Summer Learning Program. Verify or update your household information in spps.org/onestop to make sure you receive all communication regarding your student’s participation in Summer Session. To retrieve or reset your password, visit spps.org/onestop.
    • Non-current SPPS families (out of District students): If you are not currently enrolled in SPPS, students must have their current school counselor verify courses and sign the paper registration form. Return completed application by email (spc@spps.org), mail, or in-person to: Summer Registration, Student Placement Center, Saint Paul Public Schools, 2102 University Ave. W., Saint Paul, MN 55114,

     

    TRANSPORTATION

    Transportation may be available for students who live in Saint Paul and whose home or alternate address is within the program’s designated Area. Eligible grades 9-12 students will receive bus transportation if they live more than one mile from their designated Summer program site. Students can be picked up and dropped off at alternate addresses if located in the same Area.

    Transportation information postcard will be mailed home early June. Students who don't receive bus information in the mail, either call the Department of Alternative Education office (651-744-8020) or report to summer program site on the first day of summer session to determine transportation needs.

NonSPPS Student Registration Form

SITE LOCATIONS

  • Gordon Parks High School
    1212 University Ave. West, Saint Paul, MN 55104
    (651) 744-1212 | Get Directions

    Harding High School
    1540 E. Sixth Street, Saint Paul, MN 55106
    (651) 793-4700 | Get Directions

    Creative Arts Secondary School
    65 Kellogg Blvd. E., Saint Paul, MN 55101
    (651) 292-3480 | Get Directions

    Washington High School
    1495 Rice Street, St. Paul, MN 55117
    (651) 293-8830 |Get Directions

Transcripts

  • If you have completed course work (seat based or digital) and need to have your transcript sent to a Non-SPPS school for high school credit, please follow the instructions on the following link:

    Summer transcripts are issued through the Student Placement Center.

    The $5 transcript fee is waived for students attending Summer Session(s).