Summer Learning Academy (K-8)


Information about District 401's next Summer Learning Academy for elementary and middle school students will be posted here in early 2022.

In 2021, the following summer programs were offered:

  • Scholastic Academy classes for K-5 students to reteach, reinforce and reassess grade-level skills so that students are prepared for the next year's instruction.
  • Exploration Academy interest-based classes for K-8 students.
  • EL Newcomers Camp for K-8 students new to the United States and who identified as English Language Learners.
  • Extended School Year (ESY) for K-8 students who qualified based on their identified IEP goals and the recommendation of their IEP team.

The 2021 K-8 Summer Learning Academy took place from June 15 to July 2 at Elm Middle School.

In addition, Apex online courses for credit recovery and credit advancement for students in grades 6-8 were offered at Elmwood Park High School from June 14 to July 9, 2021.