Polk County Public Schools’ 2019 Summer Learning opportunities will take place June 5-27, Monday-Thursday, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Students qualifying to participate in these programs will receive invitations from their school.
Breakfast and lunch will be provided for students participating in the elementary, Exceptional Student Education and Extended School Year programs.
PCPS’ Summer Learning opportunities include:
This five-hour program is designed to support current third-grade students who earned an Achievement Level I on the Spring 2019 FSA ELA assessment, and as prescribed under FL State Statute 1008.25, are required to attend summer reading camp and demonstrate minimum reading proficiency prior to promotion to the fourth grade. This program will utilize a district-designed reading curriculum that uses multiple resources to support third-grade reading standards. Students will be engaged in targeted learning sessions for remedial support in the essential components of reading.
Middle School Course Recovery and High School Credit Recovery
This program is designed to support middle school students who need to recover a core course and high school students who need to recover a core credit. This program utilizes Edgenuity.
Exceptional Student Education, Extended School Year (ESY)
This program supports students who have Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) that specify the need for an extended school year program (specific IEP entry criteria applies).
ESOL NES Language Camp
This program is designed to help recently arrived non-English speaking students develop English language proficiency by building listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. This program will use Language Power, which is designed to meet the needs of newcomers.