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Summer Programs Overview

  • PUSD prides itself in creating programs to help their scholars flourish. Summer time is an important time to dig in to learning! There are an array of summer programs that our PUSD scholars can take advantage of. Families can begin inquiring about these programs in April. 

Extended School Year (ESY) PreK-12

  • Extended School Year (ESY) is based on student eligibility and is for students with Individual Education Plans (IEPs). Attendance is determined through the IEP team process. For more information about the program itself, you may contact the Special Education Department.

    Extended School Year Service Specific Pre-K

    Location: Foothill Elementary School 
    Dates: Monday, June 11 - Friday July 6, 2018
    Time: 8:10AM - 12:10PM

     

    Extended School Year Service Specific K-5

    Location: Parkside Elementary 
    Dates: Monday, June 11 - Friday July 6, 2018
    Time: 8:10AM - 12:10PM

     

    Extended School Year Service Specific 6th-8th Grade

    Location: Martin Luther King Jr. Junior High School
    Dates: Monday, June 11 - Friday July 6, 2018
    Time: 8:30AM - 1:30PM

     

    Extended School Year Service Specific 9th-12th Grade

    Location: Pittsburg High
    Dates: Monday, June 11 - Friday July 13, 2018
    Time: 8:00AM - 1:25PM
       

    Adult Transition Class

    Location: Pittsburg Adult Education Center (PAEC)
    Dates: Monday, June 11 - Friday July 6, 2018
    Time: 8:00AM - 1:25PM
       



Summer Learning K-8

  • PUSD is offering Summer Learning. The four-week program will consist of math and science, opportunities for strengthening English and writing skills, and exploration of Computer Science. For more information about the program itself, you may contact Shelley Velasco (Elementary) or Debra Pettric (Junior High).

     

    Summer Learning K - 4th Grade

    Location: Parkside Elementary and Foothill Elementary
    Dates: Monday, June 11 - Friday, July 6, 2018 (No School July 4)
    Time: 8:00AM - 12:00PM

     

    Summer Learning Current 5th - 7th Grade

    Location: Martin Luther King Jr. Junior High School
    Dates: Monday, June 11 - Friday, July 6, 2018 (No School July 4)
    Time: 8:30AM - 2:30PM

     

Summer Math Institute (SMI) 7-8

  • PUSD, in partnership with Los Medanos Community College, offers the Summer Math Institute (SMI) for junior high school students. This program is patterned after the Jose Valdes Math Institute in San Jose. SMI is geared for students entering 7th and 8th grade. In this FREE program, students are given six weeks of focused instruction on specific math concepts varying from basic whole number skills to the skills necessary for success in the first semester of Algebra 1. These 200 twelve and thirteen year olds get to experience a college campus for the summer (June 11th – July 18th). They are exposed to math and computer classes to help them in junior high math, In addition, the participants will be touring colleges and universities in the Bay Area every Friday. The goal is to inspire their future career choices and expose them to opportunities beyond Pittsburg, CA. More details about the program below: 

    • Students are buddied up with 2 college students who make sure they are never alone on campus. They are walked to each class, lunch, PE, the bathroom, etc
    • This is a FREE summer school program and lunch is also FREE for the students
    • Each student gets a college tour of LMC and meets with a college counselor to learn about college and careers
    • Every Friday students are taken to Bay Area universities for a campus tour: Cal State East Bay, UC Berkeley, Cal State Sacramento, UC Davis, UC San Francisco
    • PE is incorporated into the day, to help kids get a break from math

     

    To participate in this program, students should obtain applications from their current junior high school beginning in April. For more inforamtion, please contact Phil Lucido

     

    Summer Math Institute is for Current 5th - 7th Grade

    Location: Los Medanos College - 2700 East Leland Road, Pittsburg, CA 94565
    Dates: Monday, June 11 - Friday, July 18, 2017 (No School on July 4)
    Time: 8:00AM - 1:50PM
    Grades: Current 6th - 7th grade students

     

High School Summer Programs

  • 9th Grade Bridge

    PUSD has a summer program to help 8th graders transition into High School. For more information, contact Todd Whitmire.

    Location:

    Pittsburg High School
    Dates: Monday, June 11, 2018 - Tuesday, July 13, 2018 (No School July 4)
    Time:

    8:00AM - 1:25PM

    Grade:

    Current 8th Graders

     

     

Credit Recovery/Acceleration

  • Current 8th - 12th Graders

    PUSD is excited to offer a broad range of opportunites for our 9th - 12th graders. This summer, we will offer credit recovery, enrichment courses, and acceleration coursework. For more information, you may contact Todd Whitmire, Debra Pettric, or Brian Wilson.

    Location:

    Pittsburg High School
    Dates: Monday, June 11, 2018 - Tuesday, July 13, 2018 (No School July 4)
    Time:

    8:00AM - 1:25PM 

    Grade:

    Current 8th - 12th Graders