2023 High School (Grades 9-12) Summer Learning Programs

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  • Students work with their school year counselor to apply.

    Programs begin June 26, 2023. 

    Important! Students should bring their fully charged iPads to school every day. 

  • Grades 9-10 Experiential Credit Recovery

    Credit recovery that looks and feels different from the school year by active participation in multi-disciplinary courses with an emphasis on hands-on, real life applications. Examples of courses include Wilderness Inquiry, Farm to Table, Culinary Arts, Welding, Art History, and Construction. Experiences include related field trips. Students take four courses within the session for a total of eight credits. Each course will be co-taught by two teachers licensed in two different content areas. Daily in-person attendance supports learning and earning credits.

    Dates & Times: June 26-July 20 (17 days), 8:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.

    No School Monday, July 3 & Tuesday, July 4

    Location: Humboldt High School, 30 Baker St. E, Saint Paul (All Areas)

    Districtwide transportation is available for eligible students. See SPPS Transportation Guidelines.


    Grades 9-10 Credit Recovery & 9-12 EL Language Development 

    Students participate in credit recovery courses in which academic content is taught using alternative education methods. Students relate learning to interests such as K Pop, climate change, or soccer. English language learner students continue to develop literacy skills. Community partners enrich learning, while summer staff build a thriving environment focused on student success. Daily in-person attendance supports learning and earning credits.

    Session One

    • Dates & Times: June 26-July 20 (17 days), 8:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
    • No School Monday, July 3 & Tuesday, July 4
    • Location: Humboldt High School, 30 Baker St. E, Saint Paul (All Areas)

    Session Two

    • Dates & Times: July 24-August 16 (18 days), 8:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
    • Location: Humboldt High School, 30 Baker St. E, Saint Paul (All Areas)


    Districtwide transportation is available for eligible students. See SPPS Transportation Guidelines.


    Grades 11-12 Credit Recovery Intensive


    Students work with a team of teachers and a counselor to complete coursework based on their individual needs. Once the coursework is completed, students earn credit and can either be done for the summer or enrolled in another course, if needed. Students are assigned either a.m. or p.m. classes. The other half of the day, students are supported in a Learning Lab providing internet access, a quiet place to work, and help from their teachers. Daily in-person attendance supports learning and earning credits.

    Session One

    • Dates & Times: June 26-July 20 (17 days), 8:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
    • No School Monday, July 3 & Tuesday, July 4
    • Location: Como High School, 740 Rose Ave. W, Saint Paul  (All Areas)

    Session Two

    • Dates & Times: July 24-August 16 (18 days), 8:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
    • Location: Como High School, 740 Rose Ave. W, Saint Paul  (All Areas)

    Metro Transit Transportation


    Grades 9-12 Credit Recovery Network

    Students work independently on course content material that is online and self-paced to stay on track for graduation. Teachers will be available online to help students during a scheduled time. Once the student has completed all assigned material with a grade of 60% or higher, they will be awarded the credit. Coursework must be completed by the end of each session and will not roll over. This option is recommended for motivated, independent learners with grade-level reading skills. Students must finish a course within the session.

    Session One

    • Dates & Times: June 26-July 20 (17 days), 8:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
    • No School Monday, July 3 & Tuesday, July 4
    • Location: Online  (All Areas)

    Session Two

    • Dates & Times: July 24-August 16 (18 days), 8:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
    • Location: Online (All Areas)


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where can I find my student's information?

  • If buses are provided for the program my student is attending, when will transportation information be available?

  • If buses are provided for the program my student is attending, how do I find out about late buses?

  • Can my Grade 9-12 student register once the program has started?

  • How do I find out program choices?

  • How do I communicate a change of address?

  • What if my student does not attend an SPPS school during the school year?

  • What is the timeline for enrollment and communication?

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