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High School 2016 Summer Programs

The Knox County Schools secondary schools are preparing for Summer School 2016.

Dates: May 25-July 1
Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:00 noon
Locations: All KCS high schools
 
Enrollment is open to all registered Knox County high schoolers who are interested in attending summer school at their zoned school. Please note that those students who are not enrolled in the Knox County Schools are not eligible to participate in this summer school program.

Students can earn credits two ways:
  • Virtual Summer School: Students will begin coursework at their base schools and continue for ten days, then after showing adequate progress, will be given the option to complete the work online remotely.
  • Extended Year or Summer Blitz: Students who earned an average grade of 50-69 may attend Summer Blitz at their zoned school. Successful completion of the work assigned by the teacher would result in an earned credit. 
 
Available courses include:

English I, II, III, and IV
Algebra I, II
Geometry
Advanced Algebra/Trig
Bridge Math
Physical Science
Biology
Chemistry
Physics 
Ecology
US History
US Government
World History
Economics
Personal Finance
AP Biology
AP Calculus
AP US Government


 
Driver’s Education will only be offered at Central High School, Hardin Valley Academy and Lincoln Park. Students from any school in the county may participate in these classes, but only a certain number of class slots are available and students will be enrolled on a first-come, first-served basis. A $120 fee is charged for Driver’s Education.

All other courses will have a $10 fee due on the first day of classes. Students who do not pay the fee will be unable to enroll.

Classes will be offered for both new and make up credit. Make up credit is available only to students who received a course grade of “C,” “D,” or “F” in a specific course.

Please click here to download the registration form for Virtual High School Summer School. Paper applications also will be available at all high schools.