• NOTE - Details are still being finalized for Summer Learning 2024. More info will be available toward the end of April.

  • 2024 Summer Programs 

  • Summer Recovery (Gr 3, 8 &12)

    In addition to free and fee-based camps and summer maintenance programs (ESY and ESOL), DCPS will offer summer recovery programs for students in grades 3rd, 8th, and 12th.  Summer recovery programs are designed for students to meet the requirements needed to be promoted to the next grade level.  The recovery programs will operate from June 10 - July 19, 2024.

      Summer Recovery - Elementary Program

      • Program: Elementary Summer Recovery Program (Gr.3)

        Description: This program is for current third grade students who need recovery to be promoted to fourth grade in accordance with state law. Florida law [section 1008.25(5), Florida Statutes (F.S.)] states that third-graders who do not have a score of Level 2 or above on the statewide Florida Standards Assessment - English Language Arts (FSA-ELA) must be retained (not promoted to grade 4). 

        Registration: Eligible students will be contacted by their school.  More information coming SOON!

        Dates of program: June 10 - July 19, 2024

        Hours: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

        Transportation: Provided to zoned school

        Contact: Michele Green; greenm2@duvalschools.org

        Elementary Program sites: Greenfield, Lake Lucina, North Shore, Rufus Payne, Jacksonville Heights, Timucuan, Biltmore, Atlantic Beach

      Summer Recovery/Credit Acquisition - Secondary Program

      • Program: Secondary Credit Acquisition Program (Gr8 & Gr12)

        Description: This six-week program assists students in need of credit hours to be promoted to the next grade. Specifically, the middle school program serves current 8th graders needing one to two credits to be promoted to high school. The high school program serves current 12th grade students who need up to two credits for graduation.

        Registration: Interested families contact their student's school counselor to register

        Dates of program: 

        • Middle School: June 10 - July 19, 2024
        • High School: Varies by Site


        • Middle School: 9:30 AM - 4:15 PM
        • High School: Varies by site


        • Middle School: Provided to zoned school
        • High School: Not provided

        Contact: Mark Ertel; ertelm@duvalschools.org

        Program Sites:

        • Middle School: Stilwell, Mandarin Middle, Springfield, Landmark
        • High School: Individual Sites as needed 

      Extended School Year

      • Program: Extended School Year

        Description: This 19-day program supports students with disabilities in grades PK-12th who are in the district's Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Program. For these students, this program is a continuation of the school year.

        Registration: Eligibility for this program is determined by the IEP Team. Please reach out to your child’s ESE teacher if you have questions about eligibility. IEP teams may recommend one of the following models:

        • Model A - Home Activities provided 
        • Model B - Related Services Only
        • Model C - Direct full-day services
        • Model D - Uniquely Designed Program of Instruction

        Dates of program: June 24 - July 19, 2024

        Hours: Varies by site

        Transportation: Provided

        Contact: Amy Valentine; beliakoffa@duvalschools.org

        Program sites: Alden Road, Mandarin Oaks, Mount Herman, Neptune Beach, Oak Hill, Palm Avenue, SP Livingston, Westview K-8, YMLA/YWLA

      ESOL Summer Program

      • Program: ESOL Summer Maintenance Program

        Description: The ESOL Summer Maintenance Program is a six-week program that offers currently enrolled ESOL students in grades K through 12th the opportunity to enhance their English language acquisition skills. It provides students opportunities to participate in rigorous and engaging learning activities related to social, academic, and culturally responsive experiences.

        Registration: Eligible students will be contacted by their school.  More information coming SOON!

        Dates of program: June 10 - July 19, 2024

        Hours: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

        Transportation: Provided to zoned school

        Contact: Ingrid Carias; cariasi1@duvalschools.org

        Elementary Program Sites: Beauclerc, Kings Trail, Ortega, San Matea, Waterleaf

        Secondary Program Sites: Ed White, Englewood High

      Summer Meals

      • Free Meals for Children: Free breakfast and lunch meals will be provided for children attending the following district summer programs: VPK, Elementary Summer Recovery, Seoncdary Credit Acquisition, ESOL Summer Maintenance, and Extended School Year.  Additionally, through the Summer BreakSpot program, children ages 18 and under can receive free breakfast and lunch meals at multiple school and non-school locations during the summer.

        Dates & Times: Vary by location

        Summer BreakSpot Locations: There will be multiple school and non-school locations where free breakfasts and lunch meals are served. To find a location near you: 

        Summer Menus: Information coming SOON!

        Summer Program Dietary Restrictions info: If your child is attending a summer program and has a documented food allergy on file with Chartwells, contact our dietitians at 904-693-7676 x1004 or x1002. 


      Non Fee-Based Summer Camps

      Fee-Based Summer Camps

      Summer Program Transportation

      • Summer Routes: Summer school transportation is provided for select summer programs. Contact your home school or summer program site for bus route information.

        Transportation Summer Contact: Transportation staff can be reached at 904-858-6200. Their summer office hours are Monday - Friday; 6:00 AM - 5:30 PM. When calling with a question or concern, please have the following info ready: 

        • Name of Summer Program School Site
        • Route Number
        • Home Address
        • Bus Stop Location

        Parents of Current Kindergartners: If you are planning for your child to ride the bus for a district summer program, you will need to complete a Kindergarten Bus Dismissal Form. This form indicates how you want your child to be picked up after the bus drops them off at their bus stop. These forms are distributed by your child's summer school site.

      • Information coming soon.