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Summer Academy

Kindergarten-8th Grade Summer Academy Program 2024

Kindergarten through eighth grade students may be recommended for the summer program if they would benefit from:

  • Additional instruction in reading and/or math over the summer;
  • Instruction and support related to Social Emotional Learning needs;
  • Enrichment activities provided by PCPS teachers

The emphasis of the Summer Academy program will be on reinforcing those skills necessary for school success and the transition to the next grade level. There is no tuition charged for the Kindergarten through 8th grade Summer Academy program.

  • Dates: 
    • July 1- July 25 (No School on July 4th)
    • (Mon – Thurs)
  • Hours: 
    • 8:00am - 12:00pm (Grades 6-8)
    • 8:30am - 12:30pm (Grades K-5)
  • Location: Poquoson Elementary School
  • Tuition: No charge
  • Meals: Breakfast will be served upon arrival. See more information about the Summer Food Services Program HERE.
  • Bus Routes: 
    • K-5 AM Bus Routes 
      • 7:45 a.m. start time for grades K-5, school starts at 8:30 a.m.
    • 6-12 AM Bus Routes
      • 7:20 a.m. start time for grades 6-8, school starts at 8:00 a.m.
    • K-5 PM Bus Routes 
    • 6-12 PM Bus Routes


High School Summer Academy Program 2024

High School General Summer Academy Information 2024

PE 9/Health and PE10/Drivers Education:  

These classes will be taught in a blended setting (on-site followed by online).  The classes will run from July 1 – July 25, 2024 on site at Poquoson Elementary School, Monday – Thursday (no classes on Fridays or July 4th).  July 29 – August 16, 2024 will be completed virtually (online) by the students.  Students will be required to complete 20 hours per week online from July 29 – August 16, 2024.  Students will need to be able to access a computer with internet capabilities in order to participate in this class.  

  • On-Site Dates: July 1 – July 25, 2024 (Mon – Thurs) - July 4th is a holiday
  • Virtual Dates (in addition to in-person): July 29 - August 16
  • On-Site Hours: 8:00am - 1:25pm
  • On-Site Location: Poquoson Elementary School
  • Tuition: $450.00 for Poquoson residents  

High School PE Registration Form for Summer Academy 2024 (Coming Soon)

Credit Recovery for English, Mathematics, Science, and History courses:  

Credit recovery courses will be offered in English, mathematics, science, and history subject areas.  Credit recovery is an option that allows students to participate in targeted remediation in areas that they did not pass in the subject area throughout the school year.  If the student successfully completes this remediation through the credit recovery program they will then receive the standard credit for completion of the course. 

PHS school counselors and administrators will contact students that are in need of utilizing this program. In order to be eligible for Credit Recovery, students must have earned a final grade of 50% or better in the course.

  • Dates:  July 1 – July 25, 2024 (Mon – Thurs)
  • Hours & Location:  Virtual
  • Tuition: No charge

Virtual Virginia Courses that offer Original Credit:  

Students have the opportunity to participate in new courses for original credit through the online Virtual Virginia Program.  Virtual Virginia offers 90 online courses available to all learners in grades 6-12. Students can work from any location in which they have a computer and a reliable internet connection (this does allow students to travel over the summer and still be able to complete course work).  However, students are expected to log on every day that summer school is in session (June 20th – July 28th).  

Virtual education programs provide additional instruction choices for students in non-traditional settings through distance learning options. These online learning programs offer flexibility to students while providing instruction aligned with the Standards of Learning.  VDOE’s Virtual Virginia Program offers a wide variety of classes in order to meet the needs of students who otherwise may be unable to take a course.  Eligible students enroll in Virtual Virginia through the student’s home school.  To view a list of Virtual Virginia courses please visit:

For all summer classes with Virtual Virginia, please contact your child’s School Counselor.

  • Dates:  June 17 – July 26, 2024
  • Tuition: $375 per course

Summer Academy Coordinator

Kristen Lamm


Director of Accountability and Assessment

Kimberly Montalvo