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    The following programs are available district-wide to any APS student meeting the registration criteria. Click on each program name or scroll down to learn more. 

    Early Learning Summer Transition Program [for rising Kindergarteners]

    Early Learning Summer Transition Program [for rising PRE-Kindergarteners]

    Xanadu Gifted and Talented Program

    High School Cafe [for current 8th - 12th graders]

    Level Up Middle School Math Academy

    SMSEA [for High School Students]

     

     

    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 Transissues@atlanta.k12.ga.us or (404) 802-5500.
     
     


     Early Learning Summer Transition Program for rising Kindergarteners

    The Office of Early Learning in Atlanta Public Schools expects to host 5 rising Kindergarten classes. These classes will be hosted at Boyd Elementary, Cleveland Avenue Elementary, Finch Elementary, L.P. Miles Elementary, and Parkside Elementary; transportation will be available to the school in your transportation zone. To participate your child must be 5 years old by September 1, 2019 and never attended GA Pre-K, did not attend GA Pre-K the entire school year, or recommended by their current APS teacher. This is an income-based program; you will need to verify your eligibility. Completing this application does not guarantee acceptance to the program. All applications must be approved. 

    REGISTER HERE

     

     
     
     


     Early Learning Summer Transition Program for rising PRE-Kindergarteners

    The Office of Early Learning expects to host a rising Pre-K class at Parkside Elementary. This program is for rising Pre-K students who speak Spanish, and will offer transportation to students zoned to nearby schools as well as Parkside. Your child must be 4 by September 1, 2019 to participate. This is an income-based program, and students must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Completing this application does not guarantee acceptance to the program. All applications must be approved. You will be contacted regarding enrollment if your application is approved.

    REGISTER HERE

     

     


     

     Xanadu Gifted and Talented Program [hosted at the former Coan MS site and Young MS]

    Xanadu is a summer enrichment program for gifted and high achieving students offered by the Office of Gifted and Talented Education in Atlanta Public Schools. Xanadu teachers take academic content and turn it into fun and exciting ways for students to be enriched while still enjoying the sunny days of summer! Students are allowed to select their courses which are focused on academics and fine arts/athletics.  Annually, the program concludes with a student generated production presented to parents and the community.

    For more information, and to register, visit the Xanadu webpage here.

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

    Program Dates: June 3, 2019 - June 27,  2019

     


     

    High School Cafe - FINE ARTS [Hosted at Jackson High School]

    Students will experience a “buffet” of opportunities in Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), and the arts (music theory, band, choir, orchestra, drumline, danceline, drum major, visual arts, acting, technical theatre, and dance). Students will choose from a variety of content offerings across disciplines. Classes will meet 8:30-3:00, Monday-Thursday from June 3-27. Transportation is provided from each cluster to Jackson High School. 

     

    REGISTER HERE

    Program Schedule: M - Th, 8:30am - TBD

    Program Dates: June 3, 2019 - June 27, 2019

     

    High School Cafe - AP / IB [Hosted at Jackson High School]

    Students will experience a “buffet” of opportunities in Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), and the arts (music theory, band, choir, orchestra, drumline, danceline, drum major, visual arts, acting, technical theatre, and dance). Students will choose from a variety of content offerings across disciplines. Classes will meet 8:30-3:00, Monday-Thursday from June 3-27. Transportation is provided from each cluster to Jackson High School. 

     

    REGISTER HERE

    Program Schedule: M - Th, 8:30am - TBD

    Program Dates: June 3, 2019 - June 27, 2019

     


     

    Level Up Middle School Math Academy [Hosted at Jackson High School]

    Summer 2019 marks the inaugural summer program, Level UP, specially designed for rising seventh and eighth grade students who are high achieving and highly motivated in the area of mathematics. The four-week intensive program of instruction and activities will provide you with an opportunity to master essential standards taught in accelerated math courses by our distinguished math teachers to be able to enroll for the 2019-2020 school year into the rising grades accelerated math course. Rising seventh graders will learn the first three units of Math 7 to prepare for Accelerated Math 7B/8.  Rising eighth graders will learn the major standards of Math 8 to prepare for Algebra 1. Students across the district are given an opportunity to share innovative ideas and diverse perspectives while initiating new friendships and connections.  The program will use a mixed model of instruction to provide an experience that includes: Direct Instruction, Computer Adaptive Instruction and Practice, and Collaborative Application of Standards.

    REGISTER HERE 

    Program Schedule: M - Th, 8:00am - 3:00pm

    Program Dates: June 3, 2019 - June 27, 2019


     

    SMSEA Camp for High School Students [Hosted at Jackson High School]

    The Science and Math Summer Enrichment Academy (SMSEA) is a program that is designed to provide students with additional flexibility in their secondary experience as they complete one math or science course for a full high school credit during the summer. This allows room in their regular schedule for higher-level course work and Advanced Placement classes in their program of study. Through student-centered instruction, which integrates gifted strategies with hands-on activities for 3-Dimensional learning, students will engage in a rigorous learning environment where they can demonstrate mastery of mathematics and science standards.

     

    REGISTER HERE

    Program Schedule: M - Th, 8:00am - 3:00pm

    Program Dates: June 3, 2019 - July 11, 2019