Summer School

High School Summer Semester

  • Need to recover credits? Put yourself a step ahead? Retake the STAAR? Prep for the PSAT/SAT? Just a small part of your summer can go a long way!  

    Download the Summer School Brochure (Spanish Version)


    It’s for students in grades 9-12 who:

    • Want to get ahead by taking a class in summer instead of the regular school year
    • Need to retake a course for credit recovery

    Courses for Credit Recovery Only:
    English Language Arts: English I-IV AB
    Mathematics: Algebra I AB, Algebra II AB, Geometry I AB, Pre Calculus AB, Mathematical Models with Applications I AB
    Science: Integrated Physics and Chemistry AB, Biology AB, Chemistry AB, Physics AB
    Social Studies: World Geography AB, World History Studies AB, United States History AB

    Courses Offered for Acceleration or Credit Recovery: 
    Health: Health Education IT
    Social Studies: United States Government T • Economics T
    Speech: Communication Applications T, Professional Communications T
    World Languages: Spanish I AB • Spanish II AB
    Electives: Business Information Management (BIM) I AB, Touch System Data Entry T, Art I AB

    Additional courses will be added if sufficient requests for enrollment are received. Elective courses must have a minimum of 15 students.

    June 14, 2018 - 7 a.m. to 7 p.m 
    Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center
    5201 C.A. Roberson Blvd.

    Online registration May 16 - June 4, 2018.  Not available for students with scholarships, students using family discount or out-of-district students.

    Location of Classes:
    North Side High School - 2211 McKinley

    Class Dates and Times:
    June 18 - July 26, 2018 (M-Th)
    (Holiday: July 4-5) 

    Period 1 7:30 - 10 a.m.
    Period 2 10:10 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.
    Period 3 1:15 - 3:45 p.m.

    Transportation for Fort Worth ISD students is provided from home school sites to the summer school location. Out-of-District students must provide their own transportation.


    One-Week Summer School is a fast-paced program for students who:

    • Failed a semester class during the 2017-18 school year
    • Have a diagnostic test score that indicates a strong possibility of passing final test
    • Failed Math, Science, Social Studies, or English classes only; no honors or elective classes will be offered


    Current Students 
    April 16 - June 1, 2018
    At their own campus

    Out-of-District Students 
    May 29 - June 4, 2018   1-4 p.m.
    (M-Th; no Friday registration) 

    Fort Worth ISD Administration
    100 N. University Dr. 
    Human Capital Management - Receptionist Desk

    Late Registration:
    June 4- 5, 2018  1-4 p.m.

    Fort Worth ISD Administration
    100 N. University Dr. 
    Human Capital Management - Receptionist Desk

    Location of Classes: 
    O.D. Wyatt High School - 2400 E. Seminary 

    Class Dates and Times:
    June 6-7 (W-Th), June 11 - 14 (M-Th)
    8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Program Details:
    A diagnostic test will be administered to all students in order to design a specific program to address their needs. The ratio of students to teacher is 15 to 1. Students will attend a 4 ½ hour class for 5 days and will take the final exam on Thursday, June 14, 2018.  Students who successfully master 70% of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills taught will be awarded credit for the course. Students who successfully master 70% of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills taught will be awarded credit for the course.

    Note: Students who have taken and not passed an EOC test may not take a course to obtain credit for the corresponding course. Credits can only be earned for non-EOC courses or EOC courses for which the student has already passed the EOC but failed the course.

    Regular Program Tuition
    In-District Students: Free for students retaking a course for credit recovery
    $90 per one-half credit course for Acceleration*

    Out-Of-District Students: $180 per one-half credit course**

    One-Week Summer School Tuition
    In-District Students: $90 per one-half credit course*

    Out-Of-District Students: $180 per one-half credit course**

    Cash, debit card, credit card*** (MC, Visa, Discover), cashier’s check or money order payable to Fort Worth Independent School District will be accepted. (NO PERSONAL CHECKS)

    *One person in the family will pay full price; any  others in the family will receive a 10% discount on their tuition. This discount applies to the regular program and is for Fort Worth ISD students only. At time of registration, student must bring proof (receipt) that other family members will be attending summer school or no discounts will be given. Not available for online registration.
    **Out-of-district students will be allowed to enroll if space is available.
    ***Transaction fee will be applied to credit card.

    Refunds: Tuition will be refunded in extreme emergencies only with the approval of the principal. Any refund will be mailed directly to parents based on the following scale:
    June 18 - 21:  2/3 tuition 
    June 25 - 28: 1/3 tuition
    After June 28:  NO REFUND

    Please see school counselor for qualifications and application information or by calling Gill Children’s Services at 817.332.5070. Application deadline June 13 by noon. 

    Requirements for Graduating Seniors 
    Each student who plans to graduate at the close of the 2018 summer session must present the application for admission at the time of registration, complete with the following information:

    1. Subject(s) needed to complete requirements
    2. Number of high school credits completed
    3. Signature of home school principal

    No student may expect to graduate unless this requirement is met at the time of registration. Correspondence courses must be completed and grades returned to the principal of the summer term no later than June 21, 2018. Graduation will be held on August 17, 2018, at Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center, 5201 C.A. Roberson Blvd., 7 p.m.


    STAAR EOC tutoring is for students who need to retake STAAR EOC from the 2017-2018 school year. This program provides intensive instruction on the Writing, Reading, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science objectives for STAAR EOC.

    Locations: All Fort Worth ISD high school campuses

    Tutorial Dates and Times: June 6-21, 2018 (M-Th)
    Period 1 7:30-10 a.m.
    Period 2 10:10 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.

    Tuition: None

    STAAR EOC Testing

    All TAKS and EOC exams will be administered at the student’s home high school campus. This includes out-of-school testers. Please contact the Student Assessment Office at 817.814.1630 for information.

    STAAR EOC Testing Dates for all students who have not passed one or more EOC exams.
    June 25: STAAR English I EOC; STAAR U.S. History EOC 
    June 26: STAAR Algebra I EOC
    June 27: STAAR English II EOC 
    June 28: STAAR Biology EOC

    YOU MUST PRESENT A PICTURE I.D. IN ORDER TO TEST. Additional information may be obtained from the school counselors. Please call the Academic Advisement Office at 817.814.2575 with questions.


    Improving Critical Reading, Mathematics, Writing and Language Skills

    The Fort Worth ISD will offer summer PSAT/SAT preparation courses at nine high school sites beginning in June through August. Registration information and dates are available in the Programs of Choice Coordinator’s office on each high school campus and the Advanced, Accelerated and Innovative Learning Department website. The courses will strengthen skills of interested students. Any student who will be in high school during the 2018-2019 school year is eligible to attend. Interested students are encouraged to register early to be accepted at their preferred site and be accommodated with appropriate materials. Class sizes will range from 15 to 20 students. 

    PSAT/SAT Course Dates and  Locations:
    June 18-28: South Hills HS
    June 4-14: Eastern Hills HS - Session 1
    July 23-Aug. 2: Eastern Hills HS - Session 2
    July 30-Aug. 3: North Side HS
    June 11-21: Marine Creek Collegiate HS
    June 4-14: TABS - TCC Trinity River Campus
    June 4-14: Arlington Heights HS
    June 4-14: Southwest HS
    June 11-21: TCC/South ECHS
    June 11-21: Paschal – Session 1
    July 9-19: Paschal – Session 2
    July 23-Aug. 2: Paschal – Session 3

    Tuition: $150 for Fort Worth ISD students. Scholarship application forms should be requested from the campus Programs of Choice Coordinator.

    High School English Learner (EL) Credit Program

    For students enrolled in the Language Center (Newcomer) Program at Arlington Heights HS, Diamond Hill-Jarvis HS, International Newcomer Academy, O.D. Wyatt HS, Polytechnic HS, Southwest HS, or Success HS. Core courses and other elective courses needed by Language Center students for graduation will be offered (one-half credit for each semester successfully completed up to 1.5 credits). 

    Dates and Location:
    June 18-July 26, 2018 (M-Th)
    North Side High School, 2211 McKinley

    Class Periods:
    Period 17:30-10:00 a.m.
    Period 210:10 a.m.-12:40 p.m.
    Period 31:15-3:45 p.m.

    Registration: The Bilingual/ESL Department will handle registration through the Language Center Team Leader on each campus.

    Tuition: There is no cost for Language Center students.



  • For more information, see your Guidance Counselor.