Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) 2022 summer school program starts Wednesday, July 6. The schedule includes a mix of make-up and original credit courses. All make-up credit courses will be taught in person and original credit courses will be virtual through the Apex Learning and Zoom online platforms.
Costs for all summer school courses have been waived by CCPS this year and transportation will be provided. Students can take up to two make-up courses or one original credit course during summer school. Summer school includes seven original credit courses and more than 22 make-up course offerings.
All courses run July 6 through Aug. 4, Monday through Thursday. Summer school graduation ceremonies will take place on Aug. 5.
Starting next month, school-based counselors will work with parents and students to indicate summer school courses a student is eligible to take. Parents will complete registration for both make-up and original credit courses online using their ParentVue account. The registration process will begin Friday, June 10 at 8 a.m. and close on Friday, June 24 at 6 p.m.
Make-up course information
Instruction for make-up courses will be in person at Westlake High School for Grades 9-12 and Thomas Stone High School for Grades 6-8. Original credit courses will be held virtually. Fridays are set aside during summer school for students to complete course work. For students to receive credit, they must attend all class sessions and pass all assigned work, quizzes and assignments.
Available make-up courses
- Algebra I, Algebra II
- Algebra with Trigonometry and Statistics
- Earth Systems
- Exploring Computer Science
- English I, II, III and IV
- Local, State and National (LSN) Government
- U.S. History
- World History
- Spanish I, II
- Foundations of Technology
- Personal Financial Literacy
- Fit for Life
- Language Arts
- Social Studies
Original credit course information
Instruction for original credit courses will take place using Apex and Zoom. Teachers will provide live instruction through Zoom from 10 a.m. to noon, Monday through Thursday. Fridays are set aside during summer school for students to complete asynchronous work. All Zoom meetings are mandatory. For students to receive credit, they must attend all Zoom meetings and pass all assigned work, quizzes and assignments in Apex. There is no charge for original credit courses this summer.
Available original credit courses
- English III – This course is for students who have met all the requirements to graduate at the end of their junior year and have an approved graduating junior application on file with their home school.
- English IV – This course is for students who have completed four years of high school and are not in their graduation cohort, or class. Students must get approval to enroll in this course from the supervising school counselor.
- Fit for Life/Health – Offered to current CCPS students who have completed one year of high school.
- Personal Financial Literacy – Offered to current CCPS students who have completed one year of high school.
- Geometry – Offered to current CCPS students who have completed one year of high school.
- Exploring Computer Science - Offered to current CCPS students who have completed one year of high school.
Original credit courses taken during summer school may not meet NCAA Clearinghouse requirements.
Charles County Public Schools provides 27,000 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 37 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.
The Charles County public school system does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Kathy Kiessling, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Nikial Majors, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 coordinator (employees/ adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event. CCPS provides nondiscriminatory equal access to school facilities in accordance with its Use of Facilities rules to designated youth groups (including, but not limited to, the Boy Scouts).