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Summer Programming 2017

Please check this page periodically for updates regarding summer programming. 

For a complete listing of Beyond the Bell provided summer programs by school please <click here>.

Summer Term for High School Students

Students enrolled in District high schools during the 2017 spring semester and who need to recover credits for D or F grades are eligible to enroll in up to two classes at any of the 72 high school Summer Term sites. The program will be held from June 22 through July 27 with no school held on July 3 and July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.  Classes will be held daily from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Meals will be served during a half-hour nutrition break between classes.  For a list of participating schools, please go New this year, recently arrived immigrant high school students will participate in a college awareness program at select schools throughout the district.

Academic Support at Select Middle and Elementary Schools

A special 2017 CORE Extended Learning Opportunity Summer Program will be available at select elementary, and middle schools.  This program is designed to help children in elementary grades meet grade-level standards in English language arts and English language arts or mathematics standards for Middle School grade students.  The program will be held June 20 to July 19 from 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.mwith a meal provided during or after the school day.  Student enrollment is based on eligibility, priority, and available space.  For a complete list of schools participating in this program please go to

Summer Portable Pool Water Safety Program
Summer of 2016 will see the return of the Beyond the Bell Branch Portable Pool Water Safety Program. Since it began in 1963, the Portable Pool Program has been a fixture in summer programming for Beyond the Bell. Aligned with California’s water conservation and recycling initiative, the program will be offered at 16 LAUSD elementary schools with a 4-week rotation at each site. The schools are Gridley, Haddon, Coldwater Canyon, Liggett, Plasencia, 10th Street, Grandview, 54th Street, Heliotrope, Dena, Victoria, 66th Street, Miles, 20th Street, Gulf, and Fries.
For more information, please contact Steve Alvarado or Alvaro Castellanos at 213-633-3535 and

iConnect Beyond The Bell 
Thirty-five educational institutions are joining Beyond the Bell to raise academic performance and close the achievement gap by exposing students to a rich and diverse learning environment. iConnect will also provide teachers, parents and students access to a wealth of educational tools and resources, both face-to-face and online.  Whether students are interested in sports, art, science, history, nature, music, dance, or technology, iConnect Beyond the Bell has something for everyone.  Visit and find fun and enriching learning activities available throughout the greater Los Angeles area.  For more information contact Luis Mora at 213-241-7900.

Comprehensive Summer Enrichment Programs
The District’s Beyond the Bell Branch will operate Summer Enrichment Programs at more than 200 elementary and middle schools during the summer vacation period. The programs will provide daily activities Monday through Friday, beginning June 20. Meals will be served. Each program will include three components—academic, enrichment and recreation. For a comprehensive list of participating school sites, please go to .

Online Resources
The District’s Beyond the Bell Branch will provide a variety of online resources for students, which will be accessible from the Beyond the Bell Branch website. Beginning in June, students and families can reinforce learning, and provide online projects and activities to keep youngsters engaged during the summer months.


Submit Summer Activities (Non-LAUSD)

Please visit our new website, for activities in the community. If you have or know of a safe and free summer program for school age children tell us about it!. The LAUSD can not verify the quality of these programs. We offer this service to support parents. Parents must exercise due diligence by visiting these sites on a regular basis to assure the safety their respective child.


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DrGonzalez 10:36 AM 5/12/2014
With huge boost in budget, LAUSD expands summer school
May 6, 2014 11:27 am
LA Unified’s summer school programs are getting a massive injection of money this year, to a whopping $29 million from the current $1 million budget. The surge of cash, drawn from a combination of sources, will increase access to classes for struggling students by 600 percent over the previous two years.Altogether, approximately 60,000 students from elementary school through high school will be able to catch up on subjects at more than 200 school sites around the district.
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Jerome Charles 11:35 AM 5/27/2016
Perhaps summer school will be reinstated at McAlister High School given the extra funding since these pregnant and new mothers were told they would have this option and planned accordingly
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DrGonzalez 11:08 AM 5/15/2014
Los Angeles Unified School District Supt. John Deasy, left, and Mayor Eric Garcetti, have announced a summer learning program for the city. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

As part of an effort to close what Mayor Eric Garcetti says is a skills gap in the Los Angeles workforce, officials announced a new summer program Tuesday to provide online and in-person classes to a wide range of young and older students.
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Gavin Glynn 10:35 PM 6/3/2015
LAUSD is providing FREE lunch to children 1-18 at all of the LA Recs & Parks from June 8 to August 15. Check your local park for lunch times.
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