High School Summer School

  • Registration for High School Summer School is open! 

    Questions? Please contact Ian Smith, Director of HS Instruction at ian.smith@cusd200.org or 630-682-2464.

    Please click this link to access the course selection and payment portal.

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    Some classes have limited seating, so please do not wait to enroll! Registration ends April 30, 2020.

    When does registration for Summer 2020 open? 
    Families may register for online summer school now through April 30, 2020. Registration and payment will occur online on the district website. 

    When are the sessions?
    Session 1 - June 9-July 1
    Session 2 - July 6-July 28

    How much time each day will my child need to spend on his/her course?
    Depending on the student and depending on the course, the time commitment will vary but plan for 3 to 5 hours per day. Students are completing a semester-long course in 3 weeks.

    Where can I find out more about the courses that are being offered?
    A complete list of courses and their descriptions are available below. All courses will be taught by District 200 teachers. Some courses may have limited seating, so register early if possible.   

    What is the cost of the course?
    $185 per semester (US History is a 2-semester courses).  

    I would like to cancel my summer course registration.
    - If you cancel your session on or before April 30, 2020, you will be refunded the cost of the class minus a $25 non-refundable processing fee.  
    - If you switch sessions on or after April 1st, 2020, you will be refunded the cost of the class (not including any online convenience fees) minus a $25 non-refundable processing fee.  You may then register for the new session.   
    - For session one courses, if you cancel your session on or between May 27-June 9, 2020, you will receive a partial refund of $105.
    - For session two courses, if you cancel your session on or between May 27-July 6, 2020, you will receive a partial refund of $105.​
    - After the first day of each summer school session, no refunds will be issued.

    If I have a fee waiver, will the fee waiver cover the cost of summer school?
    Yes

    I am taking an online course so where do I do the testing or the finals?
    The course is online. All assignments and tests are completed online. 

    Is the summer classes informational night for students and parents? If we can't make it, can we still get the information? Where or how do we get the information? 
    The Summer School Orientation Night is May 20th, 2020, 6:30pm-7:30pm. If you cannot make the meeting, the information will be emailed to all students enrolled in a course, however, attendance is highly recommended to ensure success in online summer school.

    District 200 High School Summer School Course Offerings

    American Government- Session 1 or Session 2
    Grades 11-12 (and completed US History)
    How is democracy reflected in the three branches of the American system of government? In this course, students will study the primary concepts of the American political system, including its foundations, structures, and political behavior. This course does not simply look at the institutions of the federal government but also examines the three branches of government, political parties, and the election process.  Emphasis is also placed on the role of the citizen in a democratic society. Successful completion of this course satisfies the American government graduation requirement. 
    1 Semester

    Consumer Education- Session 1 or Session 2
    Grades 10-12 
    This course offers students an alternative to a traditional classroom setting while meeting the State of Illinois graduation requirement. This course provides information about our economic system, the nature of capitalism, the consumers’ function within free-market economies, and personal finance management. The purpose of this course is to assist students to become informed citizens, equipped with knowledge about their consumer rights. Students learn to make intelligent choices related to money management, credit rights and responsibilities, credit management, and various other aspects of personal finance.
    1 Semester

    Health Education Session 1 or Session 2
    Grades 10-12 (and completed Freshman PE and Wellness)
    This course will provide students the opportunity to develop an understanding of health issues and wellness concepts while enhancing communication skills via online technology. Students receive knowledge and skills that empower ownership of learning and health. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, mental health, drugs and substance abuse, and human relationships.  Learning experiences will promote positive attitudes, favorable health behaviors and personal responsibility for lifelong wellness.
    1 Semester

    Psychology- Session 1 or Session 2
    Grades 11-12
    What determines behavior? This one-semester course is designed to expose students to the world of normal and abnormal psychology.  Topics include learning and cognitive processes, workings of the mind and body, human psychological development, personality theory, mental breakdown, and psychotherapy. Emphasis is placed on psychological research regarding sleep, dreams, emotions, mental health, and motivation. This course requires reading, oral and written communication, and research skills.
    1 Semester

    U.S. History - Session 1 AND  Session 2
    Grades 10-12 
    This course provides an expansive overview of the settlement, development, and continuing political, economic, and cultural formation of the United States.  Emphasis is placed on significant political events, leaders, foreign relations, economics, and social change in each period under study. Connections of historical events to present U.S. and international situations are also stressed. This course satisfies the American History graduation requirement.  Students may choose to take either or both semesters. 
    Full-year Course (2 semesters)