• 2020 Elementary Summer Programs

    Plano ISD's summer learning program offers a variety of elementary programs. Parents may wish to talk with their child's teacher or principal concerning the programs best suited for summer study. All program applications can be found online, in the summer school office, or through the student's elementary school office.

    Transportation is provided for each program from the child's neighborhood elementary school (based on home address). Bus schedules will be available the last week of the school year and will be sent home with the students.

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  • Bilingual / ESL Pre-K and Kindergarten Program

    The Bilingual/ESL summer program is for non-English speaking students or for students with limited English proficiencyIn the Pre-K program, instruction will focus on language development, academic and social skills. The Kindergarten program is designed to develop language and to accelerate academic skills in reading, writing and math. Both of these programs are free for students who qualify. Also, breakfast and lunch are provided free of charge. 

    Students new to Plano ISD who have been identified as LEP (Limited English Proficiency) and have enrolled in kindergarten or first grade for the fall of 2020 may pick up an application in the summer school office or in the office of their neighborhood elementary school.

    For more information, contact the bilingual or ESL teacher at the student's home campus.

    Cost of Program

    There is no cost for qualifying students.

    Dates and Times

    June 1 - June 24

    The program meets Monday through Friday and runs from 8:30am to 3:15pm each day.

    Locations (feeder schools are listed below each location)

    Carlisle Elementary School

    Andrews, Barron, Bethany, Beverly, Carlisle, Christie, Hedgcoxe, Hughston, Mathews, McCall, Pearson ECS, Rasor, Skaggs, Thomas, Wells, Wyatt

    Hightower Elementary School

    Barksdale, Brinker, Centennial, Daffron, Gulledge, Haun, Hightower, Huffman

    Jackson Elementary School

    Aldridge, Davis, Harrington, Jackson, Memorial, Mendenhall, Mitchell, Rose Haggar, Saigling, Shepard, Sigler, Weatherford

    Schell Elementary School

    Boggess, Dooley, Forman, Head Start, Hickey, Hunt, Isaacs ECS, Meadows, Miller, Schell, Stinson

  • Kindergarten Prep Program

    The Kindergarten Prep Program is for students who are entering kindergarten and have limited or no preschool experience and/or qualify for free or reduced lunch. The program is designed to introduce students to the school environment and provide a head start for learning important school routines and skills. Instruction will focus on language development, academic, and social skills.

    Cost of Program

    There is no cost for qualifying students.

    Dates and Times

    June 1 - June 24

    The program meets Monday through Friday and runs from 8:30am to 3:15pm each day.

    Locations (feeder schools are listed below each location)

    Carlisle Elementary School

    Andrews, Barron, Bethany, Beverly, Carlisle, Christie, Hedgcoxe, Hughston, Mathews, McCall, Pearson ECS, Rasor, Skaggs, Thomas, Wells, Wyatt

    Hightower Elementary School

    Barksdale, Brinker, Centennial, Daffron, Gulledge, Haun, Hightower, Huffman

    Jackson Elementary School

    Aldridge, Davis, Harrington, Jackson, Memorial, Mendenhall

    Schell Elementary School

    Boggess, Dooley, Forman, Head Start, Hickey, Hunt, Isaacs ECS, Meadows, Miller, Schell, Stinson

  • Plano Academy of Learning (PAL)

    The Plano Academy of Learning (PAL) provides targeted instruction to help students develop skills in reading, writing and/or math. Students are recommended for this program by their teachers.

    Students are provided with breakfast and lunch at no additional charge.

    Cost of Program

    Grades K-4

    $215

    Note: This fee is waived for students who qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch.

    5th Grade

    There is no cost for 5th grade students who are recommended for PAL.

    Dates and Times

    June 1 - June 24

    The program meets Monday through Friday and runs from 7:45am to 12:00pm each day.

    Locations (feeder schools are listed below each location)

    Barron Elementary School

    Barron, Boggess, Dooley, Hickey, Hunt, McCall, Meadows, Rasor, Thomas

    Mendenhall Elementary School

    Christie, Forman, Harrington, Memorial, Mendenhall, Miller, Schell, Stinson

    Rose Haggar Elementary School

    Barksdale, Brinker, Centennial, Daffron, Gulledge, Haun, Hightower, Huffman, Mathews, Mitchell, Rose Haggar, Skaggs, Wyatt

    Sigler Elementary School

    Aldridge, Andrews, Bethany, Beverly, Carlisle, Davis, Hedgcoxe, Hughston, Jackson, Saigling, Shepard, Sigler, Weatherford, Wells

  • Plano Art Summer Symposium (PArtSS)

    The Plano Art Summer Symposium (PArtSS) is a unique program for current 5-7 grade students who exhibit a passion and drive to grow as an artist. The curriculum allows students to rotate through sessions that are focused on drawing, two-dimensional design, three-dimensional design, and the use of technology in art. Through these sessions, students will be encouraged to create independently, build ideation skills, and learn additional techniques.

    Students may attend this program upon the recommendation of their art teacher. 

    Cost of Program

    $300

    Dates and Times

    June 2 - June 24

    The program meets Monday through Friday and runs from 7:45am to 11:45pm each day.

    Locations (feeder schools are listed below each location)

    Otto Middle School

    Barron, Boggess, Christie, Dooley, Forman, Harrington, Hickey, Hunt, McCall, Meadows, Memorial, Mendenhall, Miller, Schell, Stinson, Thomas

    Robinson Middle School

    Andrews, Barksdale, Brinker, Centennial, Daffron, Gulledge, Haun, Huffman, Skaggs, Wyatt

    Wilson Middle School

    Aldridge, Bethany, Beverly, Carlisle, Davis, Haggar, Hedgcoxe, Hightower, Hughston, Jackson, Mathews, Mitchell, Rasor, Saigling, Shepard, Sigler, Weatherford, Wells

  • Plano Enrichment Program (PEP)

    The Plano Enrichment Program (PEP) offers more than 30 varied enrichment classes, which allows students to enroll in courses that align with their interests. PEP also offers several courses that are focused on building literacy for students who are interested in building their reading, writing, or math skills.

    Cost of Program

    $300 ($150 per two-hour course)

    Dates and Times

    June 2 - June 24

    The program meets Monday through Friday and runs from 8:30am to 12:30pm each day.

    Locations (feeder schools are listed below each location)

    Christie Elementary School

    Aldridge, Andrews, Barron, Beverly, Boggess, Davis, Christie, Dooley, Forman, Harrington, Hedgcoxe, Hughston, Hickey, Hunt, McCall, Meadows, Memorial, Mendenhall, Miller, Rasor, Shepard, Schell, Sigler, Stinson, Thomas

    Brinker Elementary School

    Barksdale, Bethany, Brinker, Carlisle, Centennial, Daffron, Gulledge, Haggar, Haun, Hightower, Huffman, Jackson, Mathews, Mitchell, Saigling, Skaggs, Weatherford, Wells, Wyatt

  • Project SAIL (Bilingual / ESL)

    Project SAIL is an enrichment program for English Language Learners in grades 1-5.  The program focuses on areas of language development through multi-discipline interaction.  Students must be enrolled in a bilingual or ESL program and meet eligibility criteria. 

    Cost of Program

    There is no cost for qualifying students

    Dates and Times

    June 2 - June 24

    The program meets Monday through Friday and runs from 8:30am to 12:30pm each day.

    Locations (feeder schools are listed below each location)

    Carpenter Middle School

    Aldridge, Andrews, Barron, Beverly, Boggess, Davis, Christie, Dooley, Forman, Harrington, Hedgcoxe, Hughston, Hickey, Hunt, McCall, Meadows, Memorial, Mendenhall, Miller, Rasor, Shepard, Schell, Sigler, Stinson, Thomas

    Renner Middle School

    Barksdale, Bethany, Brinker, Carlisle, Centennial, Daffron, Gulledge, Haggar, Haun, Hightower, Huffman, Jackson, Mathews, Mitchell, Saigling, Skaggs, Weatherford, Wells, Wyatt

  • Special Education Programs

    Camp Tejas

    Camp Tejas is an innovative program for students with special needs in grades K-5. This program uses a camp-like format to enhance communication and independence through a variety of activities.

    Cost of Program

    $315 for qualifying students

    Dates and Times

    June 2 - June 24

    The program meets Monday through Friday and runs from 8:30am to 12:30pm each day.

    Location

    Carpenter Middle School

    Specially Designed Instruction

    Specially Designed Reading Program is for students in grades 1-5. This program focuses on building literacy skills for students and is offered alongside of our PAL (Plano Academy of Learning) program.

    For detailed information about special education programs please contact your child's special education teacher.

    Extended School Year (ESY)

    ESY provides individualized instructional programs beyond the regular school year for eligible students as determined by the admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) committee.

    Cost of Program

    There is no cost for this program.

    Dates and Times

    June 1 - June 25

    The program meets Monday through Thursday.

    Elementary students meet from 8:00am to 11:00am and secondary students meet from 9:00am to 12:00pm each day.

    Location

    Haggard Middle School

  • Summer Institute for Gifted and Talented Students (SIGS)

    The Summer Institute for Gifted and Talented Students (SIGS) offers an innovative learning experience for students in grades 1-7 who are currently served through Plano ISD's PACE program. This summer program includes courses such as humanities, science, mathematics, social sciences, and communications.

    Online Registration for SIGS will start on March 2.

    Cost of Program

    $300

    Dates and Times

    June 2 - June 24

    The program meets Monday through Friday and runs from 7:45am to 11:45pm each day.

    Locations (feeder schools are listed below each location)

    Otto Middle School

    Barron, Boggess, Christie, Dooley, Forman, Harrington, Hickey, Hunt, McCall, Meadows, Memorial, Mendenhall, Miller, Schell, Stinson, Thomas

    Robinson Middle School

    Andrews, Barksdale, Brinker, Centennial, Daffron, Gulledge, Haun, Huffman, Skaggs, Wyatt

    Wilson Middle School

    Aldridge, Bethany, Beverly, Carlisle, Davis, Haggar, Hedgcoxe, Hightower, Hughston, Jackson, Mathews, Mitchell, Rasor, Saigling, Shepard, Sigler, Weatherford, Wells