2023 Summer School

Monday, June 12 – Friday, July 14

 

All summer school courses will be IN-PERSON with NO VIRTUAL OPTION

Summer School 2023

June 12th through July 14th

School Holidays – July 3-4

REGISTER ONLINE OR MAIL IN APPLICATION

Mission

The primary purpose of the LCFEF Summer School is to provide a high quality, rigorous 9-12 selection of course offerings to allow students to improve their academic standing (remedial students) as well as allow other students to accelerate and enhance their academic program.

Overview

The La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation (LCFEF) offers a comprehensive, five-week summer school program in support of the La Cañada Unified School District, the community of La Cañada Flintridge and students in the surrounding communities. Enrollment is open to LCUSD and non-LCUSD high school students. LCFEF Summer School 2023 will be offered at La Cañada High School (LCHS) to students entering 7th – 12th grade. Summer school dates will be June 12 – July 14.  In observation of the holiday, classes will not be held on Monday, July 3-4.

 

Core academic offerings are designed to allow students to work ahead,  freeing up their school-year schedule so that they can pursue electives or specialty classes. Students also are able to enroll in classes in order to remediate a D or an F grade. Courses offered meet the A-G college admission requirements as well as meet or exceed the academic rigor of California State, La Cañada Unified and University of California standards. Coursework fully prepares students to succeed in sequential classes in same and related subjects offered during the following school year.

Below is a list of the 2022 Summer School Offerings. Courses offered in 2023 may be similar and will be based on input from LCUSD. All courses require a minimum number of students enrolled in order to run.

 

2022 High School Course Offerings:

  • Spanish 1
  • Spanish 2
  • Spanish 3
  • Spanish 4
  • World History
  • U.S. History
  • Government/Economics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • LC Math 1/Algebra 1 (this course did not run due to low enrollment)
  • LC Math 2/Geometry
  • Advanced Math Topics
  • 9th / 10th grade English Writers Workshop (enrichment – only 1st semester)
  • Physical Education
  • Health

 

2022 Middle School Course Offerings: Students chose two courses unless taking Spanish 1A.

  • Spanish 1A (full year only – this was the only middle school course for credit)
  • 7th grade Math Prep
  • 8th grade Math Prep
  • 7th grade English Prep
  • 8th grade English Prep
  • Mastering Middle School with Tech Tools & Study Strategies
  • Cooking
  • Ceramics
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Course Pace/Content/Approach:

An LCFEF Summer School credit course is comprised of one full year of academic learning presented over a five-week, five-hour per day session. Classes move quickly and students are generally best served by taking classes in subject areas where they are academically strong. Students who are remediating a class will have an advantage in that they will be “reviewing” material already learned. Because of the intensive nature of the coursework, students must expect to spend considerable out-of-class time doing homework in order to succeed. For that reason, no more than three (3) absences will be allowed; otherwise credit for a full-year class will not be earned. More detail about absences is provided in our policies under Attendance. LCFEF Summer School curriculum is based upon LCHS regular school year programs, uses the same textbook and materials, and utilizes a similar instructional time and homework load as LCHS as well. The intimate size of the program permits daily observation of each and every class by summer school principals as well as regular feedback from principals to teachers and from teachers to parents.

Other Resources:

LCFEF Summer School students have access to the LCHS Information Resource Center, computer facilities and science labs.

Admission/Registration:

Admission to summer school is by application, and enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Placement in classes with multiple sections is assigned on a random basis.

 

Location:

All 2023 Summer School will be held in person on the campus of La Canada High School, 4463 Oak Grove, La Canada, CA 91011.

High School Dates/Hours/Costs:

June 12 – July 14, 2023
First semester: June 12 – June 27, 2023
Second semester: June 28 – July 14, 2023
No class on July 3-4.

Tuition information will be available early 2023

Late registration fees: Tuition increases by $25/semester starting May 27 and by $50/semester starting June 3.

 

Tuition costs are determined by the cost of running this program including hiring qualified teachers, use of facilities, maintaining accreditation, and insurance.

For Teachers:

If you are interested in teaching summer school, applications are available here.

Contact Information:

Phone: (818) 952-8070

E-mail: sscoordinator@lcfef.org

 

Non-Discrimination Policy:

It is the policy of the LCFEF Summer School to admit students of any race, color and national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at its school.  The LCFEF Summer School shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs and athletic and other school-administered policies.

 

updated 8/4/22

SUMMER SCHOOL BOARD

President:
Jinny Dalbeck

Vice President:
Barry Reed

Treasurer:
Welby Lai

Secretary:
Todd Andrews

Executive Committee Members:
Joann Merrick

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