High School Summer School 2020

  • HS Summer School Administrators:

    Rob Hensarling - Principal

    Joshua Kaiser - Assistant Principal
    Email: HSsummerschool@hayscisd.net


    Summer School Location:

    • Online Virtual Self-paced. Students will need a device and internet access at home.

    Summer School Dates:

    • Summer school courses begin June 1st. All courses are self-paced, but must be completed no later than July 30th.

    Summer School Schedule:

    • Teachers will offer daily tutorial times and will schedule online cumulative exams with individual students.

    Participation Requirements:

    • Students must make satisfactory progress each week.
    • Refunds will not be provided after June 1st.

    Course Offerings:

    • High School Summer is only available to students who are currently enrolled in Hays CISD.
  • Fees:

    Credit Recovery, Phoenix Lab, Odyssey Lab, and Language Acquisition courses will be FREE. The fee for Get Ahead courses are $200 (full credit class) and $100 (half-credit class). Students who currently receive free or reduced meals or are in the PEP program are eligible for a 50% discount on the summer school fees. Students identified as McKinney Vento will receive a course fee discount.  Student eligibility for this program will be verified. Students who use these codes but are deemed ineligible will be dropped from the course immediately.

  • Program

    For students going into grades

    Who is eligible?

    Get Ahead Pre-AP    

    1 credit courses:

    • Pre-AP Geometry
    • Pre-AP Algebra 2

    9th-10th

    Students who successfully completed Algebra (for Pre-AP Geometry) or Geometry (for Pre-AP Algebra 2) and want to accelerate in order to take more advanced math courses. 1 credit course.

    NOTE: Pre-AP advanced level of rigor.

    Get Ahead On-Level

    1 credit courses:

    • Foundations of Fitness
    • Art 1
    • English 4

    9th-12th

    Students who wish to accelerate credit in the listed course.

    Note: English 4 reserved for rising 12th graders

    Get Ahead On-Level

    1/2 credit courses:

    • Health
    • Comm. Apps. (Speech)
    • Government
    • Economics

    8th-12th

    Students who wish to accelerate credit in the listed course.

    Note: rising 8th graders may register for Health and/or Comm Apps; Govt. and Eco. are reserved for rising 12th graders. Students may select up to two 1/2 credit courses

    Credit Recovery

    10th-12th

    Students needing to recover credit(s) in ELA, Math, Science, Spanish, or Social Studies

    Phoenix Lab

    N/A

    Students in Cohort 2020 needing to complete credit in order to graduate

    Odyssey Lab

    10th-12th

    Students must be recommended by counselor

    Language Acceleration Academy

    N/A

    Students must be recommended by counselor

  • Acknowledgement:

    By registering for HS Virtual Summer School, parents and students agree to abide by the policies and rules of the Hays CISD Parent/Student Handbook and the Summer School Handbook. Students who are dismissed from summer school are not entitled to nor will they receive a refund.  No refunds will be made after classes have started. Refunds granted before the start of classes will take 4 to 6 weeks to process.

    • Hays CISD Parent/Student Handbook
    • Hays CISD HS Summer School Handbook (HS Summer School Students will be required to acknowledge & agree to the handbook policies at registration.)