Summer school

Summer school 2015



Elementary summer school will be held at Bowman, Kasuun, Muldoon and Russian Jack elementary schools.  Students in grades 1st-6th will use targeted curriculum to strengthen their reading skills.  Transportation is provided by Title I from Title I home schools to either Russian Jack or Muldoon and breakfast and lunch will be served at these sites.  Summer School will be from 9:00am- 12:00pm from June 1st- June 26th.  Approximately 1,000 students are expected to attend.


Elementary Summer School Coordinator: Greg Balcao - 742-5700


Elementary School site Summer principalPhone
 Bowman  Patrick Freeman  742-5600
 Kasuun  Linson Thompson  349-9444
 Muldoon  Lindsay Henry  742-1460
 Russian Jack  Ruth Dene  742-1300



Middle School Summer Academy will be held at Begich, Central Middle School and Eagle River High.  Classes begin at 8:15 a.m. and end at 1:50 p.m. All students are enrolled in math, reading, writing, and PE classes. This academy provides the opportunity to build successful student behaviors and academic skills. The Academy will last 4 weeks. Approximately 800 students are expected to attend.


Middle School siteSummer principalPhone
 Begich Middle School  Sven Gustafson  742-5218
 Central Middle School  Joel Roylance  742-5115
 Eagle River High School  Bobby Jefts  742-6302



High School Summer School will be held at Bartlett, Eagle River, East, and South Anchorage high schools.  Courses are intended for credit recovery. Courses will be available in regular face-to-face format and in APEX computer lab format.  Summer session will last 4 weeks and students may sign up for an AM class, a PM class, or both.  In addition, the Bartlett site will be offering a Construction class funded by CTE. Approximately 1,200 are expected to attend high school regular summer school.


Extended Year is a nine-day program designed to provide a quick opportunity for high school students to recover credit from a previously failed, almost passed course. Over 1,000 students are expected to take advantage of this opportunity.


High School siteSummer principalPhone
 Bartlett High School  Dan Gallego  742-1810
 Eagle River High School  Bobby Jefts  742-6302
 East High School  Sam Spinella  742-2161
South Anchorage High School Vernon Lindo  742-2144



King Career Center Summer School runs, May 26th - June 12th Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 2:40 p.m.  The program is funded through CTE and 3rd session funds. Classes are offered to incoming 9th through12th graders. Expected enrollment is 400 students.


More information can be found here.



ASD iSchool is a program offering online classes for original course attempts.  Most classes are for current 9th -12th graders, although there are some for current 7th and 8th graders. Courses cost $100 per enrollment. Classes start June 8th and end July 17th, for a total of 6 weeks. Students may enroll in Work Experience in addition to one online course. Enrollment and scheduling will be done by the school counselor.


More information can be found here.



Child in Transition/Migrant Education will provide a summer school program for high school students at East High School beginning May 29 and ending June 26, 2015.  This program will provide support for CIT and Migrant Education students attending ASD programs at East High and Bartlett High as well as limited direct instruction classrooms at East High.  Offered also is 3rd session class from 3 pm – 5:30 pm for students who need the additional credit. Funding is provided by the CIT and Migrant Education budget. Approximately 70 students participate in this program.  CIT will be providing transportation support for elementary students to regular Elementary Summer School.



Special Education ESY will run June 8th –July 31st Tuesday –Thursday from 8:30am-3:30pm at Rogers Park Elementary and Trust Authority Building for Secondary students. Whaley and Mt.Iliamna students will attend at Whaley School. Funding is provided by the Special Education department. Approximately 400 students will be participating in this program.



Project Puqigtut II  - Smart People! is a program for AK Native and American Indian students offering “hybrid online learning” courses. Daily Smart Sessions are held face-to-face. Orientation will be held the week of May 25th. Classes start June 1st and go through July 17th for a total of 7 weeks. Summer mentorships are also available. Enrollment and scheduling will be done by Project P staff.


More information can be found here.



Title VII Indian Education Summer Enrichment Program sessions run June 8th-July 23rd at Begich. The program features traditional caribou skin tanning, cultural enrichment activities, art, dance, Alaska Native language instruction, PE, technology, math and science and more.  Alaska Native or American Indian Students entering 1st -8th grade with a complete 506 form on file are eligible to participate.  Funding is provided by the Title VII grant. Approximately 200 students participate in each session.



Title I Enrichment June sessions will be offered at Creekside Park and Spring Hill elementary schools.  July sessions will be offered at Willow Crest and Wonder Park elementary schools.  “Jump Start” sessions will be offered at Muldoon and Chester Valley elementary schools in August.  Sessions will be morning only and approximately 600 elementary students will be expected to attend.



ELL Summer Enrichment Program will be offered for 6 weeks during the summer of 2015 at Clark Middle School.  The goal of this program is enrichment and the focus will be on the use and practice of oral language through experienced-based activities.  Students who are new to the country/new to English in grades 1st-12th will be targeted for this program.  Funding is provided by the ELL department. Approximately 50 Elementary students, 25 Middle School students and 25 High School Students are expected to attend.



ANSEP Summer Bridge focuses on developing students academically, socially and professionally for college and careers. Summer Bridge students enroll in a college math course and work a paid summer internship in the engineering or science field with one of the ANSEP Strategic Partners. All costs associated with the program are covered by ANSEP. The program is open to graduating seniors. Summer Bridge Component is 10-weeks long and held at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) campus. Students will be housed on the UAA campus for the duration of the component. Approximately 25 students are expected to enroll.



ANSEP Middle School Academy enrolls students currently in 5th, 6th, or 7th grade who have an interest in STEM, a “B” average in math and science, and are on an Algebra I math track. Middle School Academy is directed towards underrepresented/underserved students. July 29 - August 8, 2015. Participants will be selected from school districts within the State of Alaska. Academies are held on the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) campus at the ANSEP Academy Building. Students will be housed in the dorms on the university campus. All students are required to stay on campus for the duration of the academy. Funding is provided by ANSEP with ASD Chapter 2 funding.  Approximately 125 students are expected to enroll.



21st Century Community Learning Centers feature Weekly themed enrichment activities are planned at Willow Crest, Nunaka Valley, Ptarmigan and Muldoon elementary schools from May 26th – June 19th.  Approximately 200 elementary students will attend.