• Jackson Cluster Summer Programs

     

    The Jackson Cluster is offering summer programming for the sites below. Click the site name to learn more.

    Benteen Elementary School

    Burgess-Peterson

    Toomer Elementary School

    Dunbar Elementary School

    Barack and Michelle Obama Academy

    Parkside Elementary School 

    M.L. King Middle School

    Jackson High School

     

     

     

    Please Note: 

    Transportation is available to students living in pre-determined boundaries from their Power Up Summer Program host sites. The Atlanta Public Schools transportation policy dictates that bus stops are placed outside the shortest 1 mile navigation of elementary schools, and 1½ mile navigation of middle and high schools.  Students living less than the 1 mile or 1 ½ mile boundaries are assigned to the walk-zone. Read important walking safety tips here.
     
    For all transportation questions and concerns, contact the APS Department of Transportation at Transportation Let's Talk or (404) 802-5500.
     

     

     

    KinderCamp: Benteen [Hosted at Parkside]

    KinderCamp is an opportunity for children and their parent to learn routines, become comfortable with the school environment, and ensure that they are Day One ready for Kindergarten.  Benteen's KinderCamp  program will be hosted at Parkside.

     

    REGISTER HERE

    Program Schedule: M - F, 8:00am - 12:00pm

    Program Dates: June 1, 2020 - June 12, 2020

     

     

    Benteen Power Inquiry Academy [Hosted at Parkside ES]

    Frederick Wilson Benteen’s Power Up Inquiry academy program is designed to enhance students ability to think critically, ask questions, and review previously taught skills in addition to allowing students to engage in fun filled activities. Students will also be exposed to pre-requisite skills for the upcoming school year in Math and Literacy. The program will consist of creative hands-on activities to stimulate and strengthen students’ educational development.

     

    REGISTER HERE

    Program Schedule: M - F, 8:00am - 12:00pm

    Program Dates: June 1, 2020 - June 25, 2020

     

      


    Burgess-Peterson Power Up! Summer Academy

    Burgess-Peterson Academy is offering an INVITATION ONLY Summer Reading and Math Academy.  BPA is offering specially selected rising Kinder, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade students, the chance to engage in fun yet rigorous lessons and activities, steeped in the Orton Gillingham, Fountas and Pinnell and Eureka Math Curriculums.  This needs based program is by invitation only for students who currently attend Burgess-Peterson Academy.  Breakfast and lunch are available at no cost.  BPS will also offer Summer Camp through our afterschool care provider. 

      

    Invite Only, Selected students will receive letters late March

      

    Program Schedule: M - F, 8:00am - 12:00pm

    Program Dates: June 1, 2020 - June 25, 2020

     

     

      


    Toomer Elementary School Power Up 

    Toomer’s Power Up Summer Academy is thrilled to offer rising 1st - 5th graders a summer of project based learning that will cultivate students to become more internationally minded in our global society. Students will be actively engaged in hands-on, minds-on learning experiences that will build their critical thinking skills. This invitation only program will offer a full day of fun to prepare your child for the upcoming school year! We are also pleased to offer extended day enrichment until 6pm in partnership with Global Tech.

     

    REGISTER HERE

     

     Program Schedule: M - F, 8:00am - 12:00pm

    Program Dates: June 1, 2020 - June 25, 2020

     


     

    KinderCamp: Dunbar

    KinderCamp is an opportunity for children and their parents to learn routines, become comfortable with the school environment, and ensure that they are Day One ready for Kindergarten. 

     

    REGISTER HERE

    Program Schedule: M - F, 8:00am - 2:00pm

    Program Dates: June 1, 2020 - June 25, 2020

     

     

    Dunbar Super Heroes Camp

    Super STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics) is a summer enrichment program for rising 1st-5th grade students at Dunbar Elementary School. This enrichment program provides these students with fun and engaging STEM based activities and projects. Get ready for a summer filled with excitement, engagement, and experiences!

    REGISTER HERE

    Program Schedule: M - F, 8:00am - 2:30pm

    Program Dates: June 1, 2020 - June 25, 2020

     


    Freedom School at Barack and Michelle Obama Academy (Hosted at Parkside Elementary School)

    Barack and Michelle Obama Academy has partnered with Emmaus House Freedom School summer program to offer our students an experience to empower them to excel and believe in their ability to make a difference in the world. Join us for a fun-filled summer of learning, engaging activities, field trips and fun!

    REGISTER HERE 

     

    Program Schedule: M - F, 8:00am - 2:30pm

    Program Dates: June 1, 2020 - July 17, 2020

     

     


     

    KinderCamp: Parkside

    KinderCamp is an opportunity for children and their parents to learn routines, become comfortable with the school environment, and ensure that they are Day One ready for Kindergarten. 

     

    REGISTER HERE

    Program Schedule: M - F, 8:00am - 12:00pm

    Program Dates: June 1, 2020 - June 25, 2020

     

    Parkside Elementary Summer Academy

    Parkside Elementary School Summer Academy will provide fun and engaging activities that will help to enhance critical thinking skills in the area of reading and math.  Students will also engage in enrichment activities and remediation in reading and math.

    REGISTER HERE

     

    Program Schedule: M - F, 8:00am - 12:00pm

    Program Dates: June 1, 2020 - June 25, 2020

     


     

    King Middle School Summer Enrichment Academy (Hosted at East Lake Elementary School)

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School is offering a Summer Enrichment Academy for uprising 6th, 7th and 8th grade students.  This enhancement program guides students through engaging lessons focused on Literacy adn Mathematics.  We are partnering with Teach For America and the After School All-Stars Program for learning, excitement and fun!

     Register Here

     

     Program Schedule: M - F, 9:00am - 3:30pm

    Program Dates: June 1, 2020 - June 25, 2020

     

     

    King Middle School Summer Bridge Program

    King Middle School's Summer Bridge Program is designed for rising 6th graders in order to ease the transition from elementary to middle school.  Participants will engage in a number of experiences such as team building activities, developing study and organizational skills, and touring the campus.

     

     REGISTER HERE

     

    Program Schedule: M - Th, 9:00am - 1:00pm

    Program Dates: July 27, 2020 - July 30, 2020

     

     


     

    Jackson High School Summer Credit Recovery

    This is a Credit Recovery Summer School program to help our students recover credits so that they can graduate on time. Students will engage in learning experiences that will help them master content specific standards through face to face traditional instruction and virtual instruction through the Atlanta Virtual Academy. 

     

    Contact the school to register

    404-802-5200

     

    Program Schedule: M - F, 9:00am - 1:00pm

    Program Dates: June 1, 2020 - June 25, 2020

      

     

    Jackson Jaguar Summer Bridge Program

    Maynard Jackson High School's Summer Bridge is a three-day program designed to help rising 9th graders prepare for a successful first year of high school. Students will participate in fun and engaging workshop sessions with the goal of fostering a smooth transition to 9th grade while embracing the signature program: International Baccalaureate.

     

    Contact the school to register

    404-802-5200

     

    Program Schedule: Tu - Th, 9:00am - 3:30pm

    Program Dates: July 28, 2020 - July 30 25, 2020