Students can take a variety of classes during the summer. If you are interested in in Summer School, please understand that students must reside in District 155 boundaries and meet other requirements in order to be eligible for enrollment. With the exception of driver’s education courses, all summer school courses will be held at Prairie Ridge High School located at 6000 Dvorak, Crystal Lake, IL 60012. The main office number is (815) 479-0404. Driver’s education courses meet at the student’s home school.
A variety of special education courses and programs are offered during the summer. Information regarding Extended School Year-Special Education will be mailed to families after spring break.
Any student who plans to attend summer school—including students with an IEP—should contact the student services department at his/her high school and register as soon as possible. Student services offices in all District 155 schools are open every weekday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the school year, and from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Mon.-Thur.) or 12 p.m. (Fridays) during the summer. Please note: The way these courses are presented may change due to COVID restrictions.
Early registration is only available for the following courses.
Semester One (May 24 - June 11, No Classes May 31)
Visual Art and Technology
Semester Two (June 14 - July 2)
Dates are subject to change due to winter weather closures during the regular school year.
Early registration begins on January 22, 2021 for select courses. Regular registration for other summer school courses will begin in March 2021.
Registration Begins: March 1
First Semester Registration Deadline: April 23
Second Semester Registration Deadline: May 28
First Semester: May 24 - June 22 (No Classes May 31)
Second Semester: June 14 - July 2
Unless otherwise noted, a ½-credit may be earned from successful completion of each semester of summer school coursework. Students may repeat courses they have previously passed, with the higher of the two grades entered on their permanent record. However, the student will only receive credit for the course once. Regardless of the course, all students must be present for the final exams.
Tuition fees cover the rental of textbooks, while required workbooks and any other supplementary supplies must be purchased by the student. Books will be distributed the first day of class and must be returned on the last day. Students are expected to return the books in the same condition as they were received. Students will be charged for lost or damaged books.
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