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Summer Programming 2016 *UPDATED* 6/15/16

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

High School Summer School for students needing to recover credits will be available at select high schools for students currently enrolled in LAUSD schools. Eligibility for students is based upon numerous factors and families are urged to contact their respective school counselors to determine their best option. Summer school will begin June 27th and end July 29th. Eligible students will have the opportunity to take two classes beginning at 9 am and ending at 2:30 pm with a half hour break between classes when meals will be served. 

Academic Support at Select Middle and Elementary Schools

A special four-week 2016 CORE Waiver Extended Learning Opportunity Summer Program will be available at select schools. This program is designed to help children meet grade level standards in Mathematics or English language arts. The program will be held June 21, 2016 to July 15, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Student enrollment is based on eligibility, priority, and available space.

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


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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