Summer School

Dates:  June 24th - July 25th (closed July 4th)

Days:  Monday-Thursday


Summer Session Schedule:

  • Breakfast 8:00 - 8:25 am (optional)
  • Period 1: 8:30 – 10:20  
  • Period 2: 10:30 – 12:20
  • Lunch: 12:30 - 1:00 pm (optional)

Course Information

Intensive, enrichment, original credit and credit recovery courses are offered to all eligible students in the district. Students, including option school students, access their home high school first. If course is not offered, they enroll in another comprehensive high schools within the district.


Course Details


Cost - $200

Category - NA

Credit - NA

Grading - NA

Original Credit Course

Cost - $350

Category - Subject Specific

Credit - 0.5

Grading - A - F

Intensive Summer Class

Cost - $700

Category - Subject Specific

Credit - 1.0

Grading - A - F

Credit Recovery

Cost - $200

Category - Subject Specific

Credit - 0.5

Grading - Pass / Fail

Intensive Summer Version (ISV) courses

Due to high demand, Sunset will be opening a second section of AGS 2 – ISV (intensive summer version).  Registration for this course will open on Monday, 4/22 and close Friday, 4/26, and priority will be given for students that live in the Sunset boundary.  Any remaining open slots will be filled in the order the registration forms were received.

Confirmation of your placement in the course will be sent via email when all registrants have been verified after the registration period closes.

In addition, Sunset is also offering other intensive summer courses: AGS 3 – ISV, Japanese 2, Spanish 2/3, and French 1/2.

  • AGS II  Registration for this class is closed.  At capacity.



  • Japanese 2

  • French 1/2

  • Spanish 2/3

Intensive Summer Version (ISV) courses are designed for students who seek advancement in a course sequence that a standard 4-year high school schedule will not allow. These courses provide the same content coverage and rigor as their classroom counterparts but in a highly accelerated format. The goal is for students to gain the skills, knowledge and experience needed for success in the next course in the sequence. There are prerequisites for this class, including Teacher and counselor recommendation and approval required

  • Mandatory orientation meeting for parents/students required prior to class start.

  • Classes begin online in late May, then continue in person from 6/24-7/25

  • Priority is given to current SHS students and incoming 9th graders

Course Information

Original Credit Courses

  • Health 1

  • Health 2

  • Team Sports

These courses are for students that have not taken Health 1, 2 or Team Sports before.  All three of these courses are 4-week courses and run for two hours each day. These classes earn 0.5 credits each, with an A-F grade that will be transcripted

Credit Recovery Courses

  • Language Arts - Lit & Comp 9, Lit & Comp 10, Lit & Comp 11, Lit & Comp 12

  • Math - AGS I, AGS II

  • Science - Physics 1, Biology I

  • Social Studies - World History 9, World History 10, IB History SL

  • Health - Health 1, Health 2

Students have the opportunity to earn credit in courses that they have previously failed. These classes are graded Pass/Fail only.  No letter grades are awarded.


  • SAT Preparation

These two-week test prep intensives are designed to concentrate on the essential test elements. Students will focus on key content and test-taking techniques and improve pacing skills using practice tests.   Course content includes: Critical test-taking techniques, realistic testing practice with proctored exams, drills and homework assignments to practice outside of class.  Course materials and test book are included.  Two identical sessions are offered, 6/24 - 7/9 and 7/10 - 7/25.  Time of day is TBD.


8.5 is designed for incoming Sunset Freshman. 8.5 is focused specifically on skill development, leadership, and college/career readiness. A standards-based curriculum will be delivered to develop skills in math, reading, writing, physics, and leadership. Students who attend 8.5 will earn 1.0 elective credit. Please contact your student’s middle school counselor for details on how to register.


  1. Registrations will not be taken over the phone or via email. Such inquiries will not hold a seat in a class.

  2. Please register only one student per registration form.  Do not put two or more students on one form.

  3. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Non-BSD Students will not be issued a district Chromebook.  They must have their own


Registration Forms and Information

Directions for Registering for Sunset’s Summer School Program

  1. Print out appropriate registration packet (credit recovery OR intensive courses)

  2. Fill out form, choosing the class(es) you would like to take.

  3. Take the completed form to your counselor and have them verify that the course you chose is the appropriate choice.  They will need to sign the registration form.

  4. Bring the signed form and your payment (check, money order, or cash) to the Sunset business office.  Once the business office has received your signed form and payment (or approved payment plan), your spot in the course is held.  If the course is cancelled for any reason, your money will be refunded in full. Confirmation of the summer schedule will be communicated in late June.

Reasons you may be turned away at the business office

  1. Your form is not signed by a counselor

  2. Your form is not filled out entirely

  3. You do not have payment in full, or a payment plan is not in place.  If you would like to discuss a payment plan, please contact Kristin Heintz (  If your form is signed off by Ms. Heintz, the business office will receive your partial payment.

If you come to the business office when it is closed.  Only the business office will accept payment. Their office hours are 7 – 3pm on M, T, Th, F.  The business office is closed on Wednesdays

Summer School Forms

All withdrawals must be in written form.

  • Withdrawal fees (listed below) are based on the following deadlines:

Withdrawl Information

Original Credit

Withdrawal fees are as follows:

Before June 21st - Refund is $50

After June 21st- No Refunds           

Intensive Summer Course

Withdrawal fees are as follows:

Before May 24th  - Refund is $100

After May 24th - No Refunds                                


Credit Recovery

Withdrawal fees are as follows:

Before June 21st  - Refund is $50

After June 21st - No Refunds           


Withdrawal fees are as follows:

Before June 21st - Refund is $25

After June 21st - No Refunds           

Attendance Policy

  • Unless otherwise indicated, academic classes are held Monday - Thursday.
  • Classes will not be held July 4, 2019.
  • More than two absences will lead to a loss of credit in a credit class.  


Code of Conduct

All students are expected to treat faculty, all staff, other students, and the physical property of BSD with respect.  Students who fail to do so will be asked to leave the program without a refund. The rules and regulations in the Student and Family Handbook, from the prior school year, are still in effect.  All rules and regulations will be reviewed the first day of each class.


Class Cancellations

Under-enrolled classes may be cancelled. Notification will be sent, if necessary.