Henrico, Va., March 25, 2021 — A workshop set for Monday evening will give parents and guardians an opportunity to get information about 2021 HCPS Summer Academy. This year’s edition of the Summer Academy program will provide HCPS elementary, middle and high school students with a variety of options for enrichment, content-reinforcement, remediation and exploration. Registration opens April 12.

To find out more about HCPS’ Summer Academy and how to enroll your student, join the March 29 discussion, part of HCPS’ Bridge Builders Academy series. The workshop will include HCPS staff members and will be moderated by Adrienne Cole Johnson, director of the HCPS Department of Family and Community Engagement. It will be recorded for later viewing.

Introduction to Summer Academy

When: March 29 at 6 p.m.

Attend virtually: http://tinyurl.com/BridgeBuildersAcademy  

The event will use Microsoft Teams. No registration is required, participation is free and you can take part without creating a Teams account.

2021 HCPS Summer Academy

Registration for Summer Academy begins April 12. More information about Summer Academy will come from your student’s school. For example, registration forms will be sent through SchoolMessenger and will also be available on your school’s website, and print-format material will be available in each school’s main office. Read more at https://henricoschools.us/summer-academy/.

Elementary Summer Academy (current HCPS students in pre-K through grade 5)

Registration: April 12-May 7

  • Teacher-led in-person or virtual learning in literacy and math (whole class as well as small groups), as well as social-emotional learning
  • Eleven program sites across Henrico County
  • Free for HCPS families
  • Transportation will be available for all students.
  • Free breakfast and lunch

Enroll for the entire four weeks, or choose one of the two-week sessions (all sessions are Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.):

  • Option 1: July 12-Aug. 5 (four weeks)
  • Option 2: July 12-July 22 (two weeks)
  • Option 3: July 26-Aug. 5 (two weeks)

Middle School Summer Academy

Registration: April 12-June 22

  • English and math content-reinforcement
  • Study skills programs
  • Remediation
  • Enrichment in creative writing and public speaking (noncredit, in-person and virtual courses)
  • Accelerated courses (Bridge to Algebra and high school credit courses for rising ninth-graders)
  • Summer Polytech courses (noncredit)
  • Transportation will be available for all students.

Dates and times vary by program. Please go to https://henricoschools.us/summer-academy/ for more information.

High School Summer Academy

Registration: April 12-June 22

  • English and math content-reinforcement
  • Credit recovery
  • Enrichment in creative writing and public speaking (noncredit, in-person and virtual courses)
  • Workshops for SAT, PSAT and ACT preparation, and AP course preparation
  • Summer Polytech courses (0.5 credit)
  • Summer SOL and ACT WorkKeys testing

Dates and times vary by program. Please go to https://henricoschools.us/summer-academy/ for more information.

HCPS Summer Academy will also offer English-as-a-second-language enrichment programs for select rising first- through 12th-graders, and will offer extended school-year programming for some students with disabilities.