Summer school 2016


Elementary summer school is not being offered this year.


Middle School Summer Academy will be focused on building successful student behaviors and routines while strengthening foundational skills in core academic areas. Students will attend four classes daily: reading, writing, math, and PE. Middle School Academy sites are Begich Middle School, Hanshew Middle School, and Chugiak High School. Classes will be held Monday-Friday from May 31 through June 29th at those locations. Cost is $100. More details are included on the registration/info form. Enrollment and scheduling will be done by the school counselor.


Middle School Summer Academy
Middle School siteSummer principalPhone
 Begich Middle School  Kelly Parsons/Bobby Jefts  742-0500
 Hanshew Middle School  Patty Hynes/Jennifer Ehrheart  349-1561
 Chugiak High School  Allison Susel/Megan Hatswell  742-3050


High School Summer School is for students in grades 9-12 who failed a semester class and need to earn a passing grade or for students who need remediation. Summer school sites are Bartlett High, Chugiak High, and Service High. Classes will be available in math, science, social studies, English, and limited electives. AM and PM classes will be held Monday-Friday from May 31st through June 29th at these locations. Cost is $100 per half-credit. More details are included on the registration form. Enrollment and scheduling will be done by the school counselor.


High School Summer Academy
High School siteSummer principalPhone
 Bartlett High School  Lisa Prince/  742-1800
 East High School  Megan Hatswell/ Vernon Lindo  
 Chugiak High School  Allison Susel/ Lakhita Banks  742-3050
 Service High School  Rodger Nicolls/ Lakhita Banks  742-8100


King Career Center Summer School runs, May 23 - June 10 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Students will have the opportunity to take three different courses daily in the 2016 KCC summer school program


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 6th and end July 20th, for a total of 6 weeks. Enrollment and scheduling will be done by the school counselor. Emails will not be sent to registered students. They will need to check the website under the student menu to find their log in information.

More information can be found at:


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. The Summer session will begin Monday, May 23, 2016 and end on Friday, June 30, 2016. Please contact our staff with any questions. For more information please see the summer flyer  here


Title VII Indian Education Summer Enrichment Program Session I runs June 6-23, 2016; Session II runs July 11-28, 2016. 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 through 8th grade with a complete 506 form on file are eligible to participate. Please contact us if you have questions about your child’s 506 form at (907) 742-4449. Apply online at or download a paper application  here.


ANSEP Middle School Academy

Session I: June 1-12, 2016  | Session II: June 15-26, 2016

Title VII Indian Education, ASD, and ANSEP are in partnership again this summer to offer the Middle School Academy for ASD students in grades 5-7. Please note that these academies are contingent upon ASD school board budget approval and may be cancelled if funding is not received. The Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP) Middle School Academy is an academic and residential program that emphasizes increasing students’ mathematics and science knowledge and skills while introducing them to college life. Visit the Title VII Indian Education page for more information.


ELL Summer Enrichment Program, K-6: June 6-23 & July 11-29 at Denali Elementary. Open to Current ASD English Language Learners (ELL) entering grades 1-7 in fall of 2016. For more information or to apply contact Stephanie Oja, Coordinator (email: or the ELLP office at 742-4452.


ELL Summer Math & Writing Academy, 7-12: July 25-August 12, 2016. A 3 week program is open to current and former students of the English Language Learners Program. It provides academic acceleration in the areas of math and academic writing, and courses will be taught jointly by ASD and UAA instructors. Opportunities to learn about university programs and preparing for college will also be available to students accepted into this program. For more information contact the ELLP office at 742-4452.


21st Century Community Learning Centers will feature weekly themed enrichment activity camps May 23-June 17. The activities will take place at Alaska Native Cultural Charter School, Taku, Muldoon, North Star, Willow Crest, Wonder Park, Nunaka Valley. Up to 350 students can participate. 


Migrant Education/ Child in Transition will provide summer school for eligible Migrant Education and CIT/H students. Classes are held at East High School beginning June 1 and ending June 29, 2016.  In addition, third session class from 3 pm – 5:30 pm for students who need the additional credit is also offered. Funding is provided by the CIT and Migrant Education budget. Approximately 100 students participate in this program, and several seniors typically graduate at the end of summer school.  


Special Education ESY will run June 7th – July 28th  Tuesday –Thursday with AM and PM sessions between 8:30am-3:30pm at Russian Jack Elementary and Trust Authority Building for secondary students. Whaley, Mt. Iliamna, and School-Based Behavior Supports (SBBS) students will attend at Whaley School. Funding is provided by the Special Education department. Approximately 400 students will be participating in this program.


Title I - see listing of programs below:


Begich: July 25 – 28

Wonder Park:  Aug. 1-12

ANCCS:  June 6-30

Chinook:  May 26 -  June 10

Northwood:  June 7 – 23

Muldoon:  July 25 – Aug. 12

Lake Otis:  May 2 June 30

Klatt:  Aug. 1- 12

Williwaw:  July 18 – 29

Chester Valley:  July 25 – Aug. 5

CITH:  in collaboration with Migrant’s secondary program



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