Elementary Summer Programs

SUMMER PLUS

Summer Plus is an academic and enrichment program for NPS students currently in grades K-7. It includes math and language arts classes in the morning and fun enrichment in the afternoon.

Grades: Current K-7th graders
Dates: July 10-August 4, 2017
Hours: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Fee?: FREE
Locations: Students in grades K-7 will be assigned to summer sites based on their current school. Please see the Summer Plus Site list to learn where your student will attend.


ENGLISH PLUS

English Plus is an academic and enrichment program for English Language Learner students currently in grades K-7. English Plus students receive English Language instruction in the morning and participate in Summer Plus enrichment programs, with the support of a bilingual/ESL teacher.

Grades: Current K-7th graders who receive English Language Learner services
Dates: July 10-August 4, 2017
Hours: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Fee?: FREE
Locations: Students in grades K-7 will be assigned to summer sites based on their current school. Please see the Summer Plus Site list to learn where your student will attend.

For more information (including Spanish, French and Portuguese program descriptions), please see the Elementary English Plus 2017 Flyer.


EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR

The Extended School Year (ESY) program serves special needs students who are designated for summer instruction in their Individualized Education Plans (IEPs).  ESY offers both inclusive classrooms and self-contained programs, depending on student needs.   ESY students receive math and literacy instruction in the morning and participate in Summer Plus enrichment programs, with the support of ESY resource teachers.

Grades: Current Pre-K-7th graders who have an IEP that includes summer services.  To verify eligibility, please speak with the Child Study Team at your student’s current school.
Dates: July 10-August 4, 2017
Hours: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Fee?: FREE
Locations: ESY programs are housed at Summer Plus sites, according to grade and student need.   Please see the Summer Plus Site list to learn where your student will attend.


HOW TO APPLY

To apply to all of Newark Public Schools’ elementary summer programs (Summer Plus, English Plus and Extended School Year), please complete the application. Applications will be available online.

  • One application per student.
  • All applications must be submitted by May 1, 2017.
  • Limited space available.
  • Students and families will learn whether they have been accepted in mid-May. Letters will be mailed to the address listed on your application.
  • Students who are eligible for Extended School Year, according to their IEP, may continue to register after the deadline by contacting the Child Study Team at their school.