Summer School


2021 Summer Session Application Form
BCPS Credit Bearing Summer Session Info
BCPS Online Payment System
BCPS Credit Bearing 

Summer Session 2021 

Students in Grades 9-12 attempting to improve their  

GPA by repeating a class or wishing to take a new course to accelerate their  

learning. (Rising 9th graders included) 

Virtual - in person if student falls behind (at Susie G. Gibson Science and Technology   Center.) 

Program Duration:
June 8 - July 22, 2021 (Learner determines pace of coursework completion) 
Zoom Meetings on June 7, 2021 - Must attend one! 9:00 AM or 4:30 PM
Not provided  

Pre-register for courses between April 19 and May 28, 2021, with a school counselor using the form provided.  

Student Fees
In-County Course-
$300  Out of County* Course - $338
**VADETS is $109 additional fee associated with Health and PE 10** 

Fee information:
ENROLLMENT CONTINGENT UPON FEE PAYMENT BY CASH, CHECK, or CARD to the base school by  Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Absolutely no exceptions will be given after this deadline has passed. 
**There are fees associated with online payments. See the summer school website or your  counselor for more information.  

Payments will not be accepted at summer school orientation meetings

General Information for ALL Learners: 

● Campus Classes: 8:30 am -12:30 pm, Monday – Thursday at Susie G. Gibson Science and Technology  Center - For students repeating courses or falling behind in progress. 

Repeat courses will work on site for the first 2 weeks. Maintaining progress will earn a release  to work at home. 

○ If students fall more than 10% behind in progress, they may be asked to come in to work on site  until the grade and/or progress improves. 

Chromebooks must be checked at the base school before the end of school year by an ITRT or an IT  Technician. If you cannot do this, you must check in at Susie G. Gibson Science and Technology  Center on June 8th for a check during school hours of 8:30 am - 12:30 pm. No Chromebook check  could result in dismissal from the program. 

● Virtual classes 

● Testing (WISE test for Personal Finance and end-of-course SOL tests) will occur when students are  ready and will be scheduled with students. All SOL tests are untimed, but must be completed in one  session  

● Success conferences/advisories with a teacher will occur weekly via one of the following methods:  face-to-face, phone conversations, or by the utilization of technology. 

*Out of County students will be required to obtain a pre-approval letter on official school stationery signed by their principal stating acceptance of the credit and program procedure. 

**Working outside of the hours of summer session will be necessary for all students to complete the coursework. 

Students will be participating in multiple methods of instruction, which will be personalized based on  individual student data from pre-assessments, teacher observations, previous SOL test results, weekly  progress conferences, and a student’s self-assessment throughout the course.  

Courses being offered: 

● Algebra I 

● Algebra II 

● Geometry 

● Algebra Functions & Data Analysis
● English 9 

● English 10 

● English 11 

● English 12 

● Economics & Personal Finance
● World History I 
● World History II 
● Virginia and US History 
● Virginia and US Government 
● Health/Physical Education 9 
● Health/Physical Education 10 

 ○ Driver's Ed coursework will be completed through VADETS and is a required component. 
○ There is a $109 fee for VADETS, paid to the school system for the program. 

Course Information for all students:
June 8 - July 23, 2021 
● Falling behind in a new course could result in required attendance at Susie G. Gibson Science and Technology Center during the Summer Session. 

What: Students are only allowed to sign up for one course at a time.  

How: Finish all coursework by July 22, 2021 

Testing: Standards of Learning (SOL) tentative testing window: July 12 - 23, 2021. WISE testing on a  case by case basis. VADETS testing will be set up with the PE course instructor.
● Testing sessions will be set up as a student is ready to test. 

● Work from wherever you choose, whenever you choose. 
● Login daily and successfully complete 4% or more of your course each day.
● Come into summer school when directed to by the teacher or as needed for assistance.
● Falling behind in the course could result in required attendance at Summer Session at Susie G.  Gibson Science and Technology Center.

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