• Virtual Middle School Summer Bridge 2024

    Middle School Summer School is designed to accelerate skills in ELA and/or Math during the summer, to ensure students gain the necessary knowledge to be successful in courses next year and stay on track to graduate. The program is offered at no charge to students. Summer Bridge is not a promotional Summer School Program. Final grades are not given. To participate in the program, students must use a Jefferson Parish Chromebook issued from their home school.

    The application window to apply for Virtual Middle School Summer Bridge is April 26 - May 18, 2024.


    Program Location

    • Teachers: Housed at Summer Bridge HUB sites
    • Students: Virtual

    Dates/Times:

    • June 3, 2024 - June 28, 2024
    • 8:00 AM - 11:15 AM (off June 19th)

    Dress Code

    • School Uniform

    Registration Links

    Number of Seats

    • 480 seats available (2 sections per course per grade)

    Orientation

    • Parent/student orientation session
    • Three virtual sessions offerings on May 27, 2024 (morning, lunch & evening)

    Courses

    • Offering skills to prepare students for ELA and Math in 6th, 7th, and 8th

    Sessions: 

    • 1st Period - 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM (ELA or Math - 90 minute session) 
    • 2nd Period - 9:45 AM - 11:15 AM (ELA or Math - 90 minute session)

    Instruction
    Engaging multimedia and real-world applications help ensure students build content knowledge and essential skills. Students will engage in hybrid, synchronous and asynchronous instruction. They will receive live instruction daily from certified instructors and will complete online assignments and assessments. 

    Monitoring

    • MS Summer School students will be required to participate in a weekly conference with summer program staff so that progress can be reviewed and goals can be established.
    • Staff will conduct conferences via Google Meet and/or by phone. 
    • Teacher will schedule conference times.
    • However, students/families may request a conference between the hours of 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM.  

    Promotion

    Students who need promotion opportunities will follow the following criteria:

    • Must be present 18/20 days (90% attendance); 
    • Show growth and readiness on the post-assessments in ELA and Math; (ABIT and IEP team reviews and decides if a student should be promoted)
    • Show growth on weekly progress-monitoring measures (three written tasks in ELA grades 4-8) 
    • Complete all class assignments 
    • The program doesn’t have an attendance recovery component

    Program attendance and academic progress can be taken into consideration during the ABIT process.

    Any Questions/Concerns?  Please email: summerbridge@jpschools.org