317R - Summer School

  • The summer school instructional program shall be operated in accordance with the following regulations: 

    1. Middle or high school students may enroll in summer school classes approved by their school principal. 

    2. Summer sessions shall run for six (6) weeks or thirty (30) school days. 

    3. No pupil shall be allowed to carry more than two (2) repeat subjects or one (1) new subject if one Carnegie unit is being earned for the subject. Additional subjects may be taken if one-half credit is being earned, up to a total of one credit for new subjects or two credits for repeat subjects. 

    4. Pupils carrying repeat courses must attend summer school two and one-half (2 1/2) hours a day or twelve and one-half (12 1/2) hours per week for six (6) weeks or a total of seventy-five (75) hours for each repeat course in which a unit of credit is to be received. Pupils carrying a new course must attend summer school five (5) hours per day or twenty-five (25) hours per week for six (6) weeks or a total of one hundred fifty (150) hours for the course in which a unit of credit is to be earned. 

    5. Pre-registration for all summer school students will be held prior to the opening day of summer school. 

    6. Summer school programs will be available to residents of Frederick County who were enrolled in and attended Frederick County Public Schools during the school year prior to the summer school session. Enrollment in Frederick County Public Schools at the close of the school year is necessary for summer school enrollment. Summer school programs may have additional enrollment criteria. Students who were enrolled in Frederick County Public Schools, but who were removed from attendance for disciplinary reasons during the year prior to the summer school program, may be eligible for summer school enrollment through the established re-entry procedures. 


    Adopted: April 7, 1970
    Amended: September 7, 1976
    Amended: August 14, 1995
    Amended: May 14, 1997
    Amended: May 25, 2001