• 2022 Summer Learning 

  • Say No to Summer Slide! 

    School is out, but that doesn't mean the learning ends. Team Duval has tons of programs to help keep your child engaged. Check out the offerings below. No matter what program you choose for your child, partner with us in our commitment to keep students engaged and learning this summer! 

      Summer Boost - Elementary

        • Program: Summer Boost Elementary Program

        • Description: A free, six-week learning opportunity to help students in need of remediation prepare for the next grade level. It will provide standards-based instruction in math and reading through hands-on learning.

          This program is offered through a partnership between the Kids Hope Alliance (KHA) and the district. Summer school will be provided the first half of the day through district educators. The second half of the day will be summer enrichment provided by KHA. Fridays will be full enrichment days.

          This program is for current kindergarten - fourth grades. Space is limited and based on need for remediation. 


        • Registration: Online registration. Open through April 29. 

        • Dates of program: June 13 - July 22. Monday - Friday.

        • Hours: 8:30 AM - 3 PM

        • Transportation: Provided to zoned school

        • Contact: Marianne Simon; simonm@duvalschools.org

        • Program sites: Andrew Robinson, Bayview, Biscayne, Brookview, Chimney Lakes, Crown Point Elementary, G.W. Carver, Highlands Elementary, John Stockton, Kings Trail, Mandarin Oaks, Normandy Village, Northwestern Legends, Pickett, Reynolds Lane, Spring Park, Susie E. Tolbert, Waterleaf, Whitehouse, and Windy Hill elementary schools. 

      Summer Boost - Middle School

        • Program: Summer Boost Middle School Program

        • Description: A free, six-week learning opportunity to help students in need of remediation prepare for the next grade level. It will provide standards-based instruction in math and reading through hands-on learning.

          This program is offered through a partnership between the Kids Hope Alliance (KHA) and the district. Summer school will be provided the first half of the day through district educators. The second half of the day will be summer enrichment provided by KHA. Fridays will be full enrichment days.

          This program is for current fifth through seventh grades. Space is limited and based on need for remediation. 

        • Registration: Online registration. Open through April 29. 

        • Dates of program: June 13 - July 22. Monday - Friday.

        • Hours: 9:30 AM - 4:15 PM

        • Transportation: Provided to zoned school

        • Contact: Marianne Simon; simonm@duvalschools.org

        • Program sites: Highlands Middle, Mandarin Middle, Mayport Middle, Ribault Middle, Southside Middle, and YMWLA.  

      Extended School Year

        • Program: Extended School Year

        • Description: This free, 15-day program supports students with disabilities 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: For Models B and C, the program runs from June 27 - July 21. Monday - Thursday.

        • Hours: For Models B and C, the times are 8:30 AM - 3 PM for elementary. 7:15 AM - 1:45 PM for secondary. 9 AM - 3 PM  for Mount Herman and Oak Hill students. 

        • Transportation: Provided.

        • Contact: Gail Roberts; robertsg@duvalschools.org

        • Program sites: Mandarin Oaks Elementary, Neptune Beach Elementary, Pinedale Elementary, Terry Parker High, Westview K8, Alden Road ESC, Mount Herman ESC, Palm Avenue ESC, and Oak Hill Academy. 

      ESOL Summer Program

        • Program: ESOL Maintenance Program

        • Description: The ESOL Summer Maintenance Program is a six-week program that offers currently enrolled ESOL students in grades K through 12 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: Online registration. It will be open through May 20. Families will be notified of their child’s acceptance by May 27. 

        • Dates of program: June 13 - July 21. Monday - Thursday.

        • Hours: 8 AM - Noon.  

        • Transportation: Provided only to child's zoned school. 

        • Contact: Ingrid Carias; cariasi@duvalschools.org

        • Elementary program sites: Abess Park Elementary, Beauclerc Elementary, Holiday Hill Elementary, San Mateo Elementary, and West Riverside Elementary. 

        • Secondary program sites: Atlantic Coast High and Westside High. 

      Credit Acquisition

        • Program: Middle and High School Credit Acquisition Program

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

        • Registration: Interested families are asked to contact their school's counselor for registration information.

        • Dates of program: For middle school, the program runs June 13 - July 22. Monday - Friday. High school dates vary depending on the school and student. 

        • Hours: For middle school, times are 9:30 AM - 4:15 PM. High school dates vary depending on the school and student.

        • Transportation: Provided for middle school. Not provided for high school. 

        • Contact: Mark Ertel; ertelm@duvalschools.org.

        • Middle school program sites: Highlands Middle, Mandarin Middle, Mayport Middle, Ribault Middle, Southside Middle, and YMWLA.

        • High school program sites: Individual school sites. 

      Fee-Based Summer Camps

        • Program: Fee-Based Summer Camp

        • Description: This fee-based, seven-week summer camp program provides enrichment and recreational activities.

        • Registration: Visit the Fee-Based Summer Camp webpage for registration information. 

        • Dates of program: June 13 - July 29. Monday - Friday.

        • Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM. Extended Day hours are 7 AM – 8 AM for mornings and 5 – 6 PM for afternoons) 
        • Transportation: No Transportation Provided.

        • Contact: Darrin R. Williams; williamsd14@duvalschools.org  

        • Camp sites: Atlantic Beach Elementary, Biscayne Elementary, Chets Creek Elementary, Chimney Lakes Elementary, Crystal Springs Elementary, Enterprise Learning Elementary, Greenland Pines Elementary, Hendricks Avenue Elemetnary, J. Allen Axson Elementary, Kernan Trail Elementary, Loretto Elementary, Mandarin Oaks Elementary, Neptune Beach Elementary, Oceanway Elementary, R.L. Brown Elementary, Sabal Palm Elementary, San Mateo Elementary, Twin Lakes Academy Elementary, West Riverside Elementary, Landmark Middle, LaVilla Middle, Springfield Middle, and Twin Lakes Middle.

      Transportation

        • Summer Routes: Summer school transportation is provided for select summer programs. Summer routes will begin running June 13. To view the routes, visit the 2022 Summer Routes webpage.

        • Contacting Transportation over the summer: Transportation staff can be reached at 904-858-6200. Their summer office hours are Monday - Friday; 6 AM - 6:30 PM. When calling with a question or concern, please have the following info ready: 
          • The school your student attends
          • 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 being distributed by your child's school. Please contact your child's school if you have not received one. They need to be returned to your child's school by June 13. 

         

         

      Summer Meals

        • Free meals for children: Free breakfast and lunch meals will be provided for children attending the following district summer programs: VPK, Summer Boost, ESOL, and ESY.  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 and serving times vary. 


        • 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: Summer menus are coming soon! Visit the Duval Summer School Programs webpage for more info including menus.  

        • Additional info: If your child is attending summer school and has a documented food allergy on file with Chartwells, please contact our dietitians at 904-693-7676 x1004 or x1002. Please contact your program director or school for more location-specific meal information.