Summer School Acceleration Opportunities

 HCPS Season 3 “Early Release” – Summer School Acceleration Opportunities

Please note: Additional information about remediation, credit recovery, and other summer opportunities will be coming soon!

Please contact your school counselor if you are interested in pursuing any courses for acceleration through Virtual Virginia not included on this list.

Online Economics & Personal Finance (EPF) through Longwood University

Who: Rising 9-12th grade students (For students in grades 9 or 10, a GPA of 2.75 or a GPA of 2.5 plus an acceptable level of math is required.)

Summer Session June 15 – July 11, 2020

*Students are required to take their final exam on Longwood University’s campus.

Registration: Now – June 14, 2020

Tuition: $415

Register at cfr.longwood.edu/EPF 

Contact: cfr@longwood.edu (p) 434.395.2835

Economics and Personal Finance is a 4-week rigorous and mathematically intensive course covering economics and personal finance that may require students to spend up to 6 hours per day in order to be successful. The course satisfies the state’s economics and personal finance requirement as well as the online experience and certification requirements for high school graduation. The W!SE Financial Literacy Certification exam is administered in the course. Students will receive 3 hours of college credit for this class.

Required course text: Personal Finance, Turning Money Into Wealth, 7th edition (an earlier edition can be purchased for cost savings)

Required course calculator: Any graphing or financial calculator (Texas Instruments BAII+ is recommended).

Online Acceleration courses through Virtual Virginia

Summer Session: June 17- July 28, 2020

Registration: May 20 – June 17, 2020

Tuition: $375 per person, per course.

Register by contacting your school’s Registrar

Who: Self-motivated and task-driven students in rising 8-12th grades who are driven to spend 4-6 hours per day working online may register to take one of the following courses for acceleration:

o     Spanish I, II, III, IV

o    French I, II, III, IV

o    Latin I, II, III

Self-motivated and task-driven students in rising 9-12th grades who have met prerequisites and are driven to spend 4-6 hours per day working online may register to take one of the following courses for acceleration:

o    Geometry

o    US/VA History

o    English 12

o    Government

o    Earth Science,

o    Economics & Personal Finance (EPF)