- Last Updated: 11 May 2020 11 May 2020
Registration Deadline is May 19th, 2020
UPDATE: All 2020 High School Summer School Classes will be held online including Speech, Team Sports, and Summer School Orientations.
(Summer school teachers will reach out to students through email by June 1.)
The Sioux Falls School District, will be offering High School Summer School in the summer of 2020. Each school has their own dates and times and are subject to change due to snow days. Please check with the school for the most accurate dates.
Online and Work for Credit Courses will be held at the Career & Technical Education Academy - 4700 W Career Circle. Instructor Led Classes will be held at Lincoln High School - 2900 Cliff Ave.
High School Summer School Registration Paper Forms
All 2020 Connections Classes will be moved to a later start date and potentially combine in person student time with some online aspects as well.
Connections classes (if determined safe to proceed) are held at Lincoln High School, Roosevelt High School & Washington High School. This program enables incoming freshman to become accustomed to their new school that they will be attending. Please contact the counselors at the school your child will be attending to find more information about the program. Each school has their own dates and times and are subject to change due to snow days.
Connections Registration Paper Forms
There will be NO REFUNDS unless a course is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment.
When registering, you will need to choose Enrolled District 49-5, Reduced Fee-(lunch status), Free Fee-(lunch status), or Out-of-District Fee. Registrations will not be processed until your payment selection has been verified by Child Nutrition office.
- Questions on course choices should be directed to your school counselor prior to registering.
- Summer school, instructor led classes, content presented during the 14-day session is equivalent to content presented during a full semester of school. Each class is worth 0.5 credit and students are expected to attend EVERY class! If a student misses more than 2 classes, the student will be dropped from the course with an "F" grade. Students will not be excused for family vacations, camps, or similar activities. Students who enroll in summer school must be able to benefit from instructional activities presented in groups with a ratio of 1 teacher to 20 or more students.
- Online courses need to completed on or before July 23rd, 2020. Online courses are 0.5 credits (unless noted). Students enrolling in online classes for summer school must attend a mandatory scheduled 1 hour Orientation.
- Proctored unit exams and final exam will be held.
- Students must also attend proctored unit exams and the final exam at CTE throughout the summer as they work through the material. Online instructors will be available at scheduled times to administer unit exams during regular summer school hours. Students will be allowed to advance through their course ONLY as they complete their unit exams. Most coursework is completed independently by the student. Teacher assistance will be available from 7:30am-12:30pm (Monday-Thursday). Individual teachers will also schedule appointments for students who need additional help.
Because online work is intense, students may only register for one online course at a time during the summer session. If all required work is completed in a shorter time frame, the summer school principal may authorize the student to take another online course upon teacher recommendation.
Computer Requirements: To complete online work, students must have access to an Internet connection. School computers are available for student use at CTE Monday-Thursday, 7:30am-12:30pm. Coursework is not compatible with iPad.
OUT-OF-DISTRICT students will need to submit an emergency contact form - You will receive an email with a link to complete after registration is received.
All registration questions should be directed to your school counselor.
Sioux Falls School District counseling office numbers:
Edison Middle School
McGovern Middle School
Memorial Middle School
Patrick Henry Middle School
Whittier Middle School
Axtell Park Building
Lincoln High School
New Technology High School
Roosevelt High School
Washington High School