Summer Session Tuition



Programs

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The Academy for Scholastic and Personal Success (SPS) currently offers three programs:

The Academy SPS Summer Program (for High School Students)

The Academy SPS summer program operates for six weeks and is housed at Mount Mercy University.

It is for high school students in grades 9-12 and offers a culturally specific curriculum enriched by seminars, films, and speakers.

This program can be repeated (repetition is encouraged) each summer throughout the student’s high school career.

Interested in attending the program or being a speaker/presenter? Click here to complete the application. 

Click here to meet our summer staff. 
Click here to read more about the R.I.S.E. Program
Click here to read Parent/Guardian/Student Handbook

SUMMER SCHEDULE
AM Classes
Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday: 8:00am – 11:30am VIRTUAL
Wednesday & Friday: 8:00am – 11:30am IN-PERSON
*Optional for R.I.S.E. students

R.I.S.E. Classes
Tuesday & Thursday: 1:00pm – 3:00pm VIRTUAL 


DATES TO REMEMBER
:
June 14 – July 23 Summer Session
May 28, 2021 – Application Deadline

 June 10 (Thursday) at 6 pm – Parent/Student Orientation
June 14 (Monday) – 1st Day AM Session – Virtually
June 15 (Tuesday) – 1st Day R.I.S.E. Session – Virtually
June 16 (Wednesday) – 1st In-person session at
Mt Mercy University, 1330 Elmhurst Dr. NE, Basille Hall, 3rd Floor Rooms: 304, 311, 312, 315
 July 2 (Friday) – No Class
First Full Week of July (Dates TBA) – Parent/Guardian/Student Conferences
July 23 (Friday) – Last Day of Classes
July 23 (Friday) – Closing Ceremony (Time & Location TBA)

African American Awareness Program – AAAP (for Middle School Students)

The Academy African American Awareness Program is housed at each of the Middle Schools.

The program recruits middle school students in grades 6-8 to learn about their culture while improving academics. The students in AAAP read and discuss a common text, and travel to the University of Iowa each Spring to discuss the text with a university professional in the Education Department.

AAAP School Logos

Students in AAAP should be recruited to the ASPS Summer Program once in high school. 

The program operates throughout the entire school year and meets weekly either after school or during lunch. 

This program can be repeated (repetition is encouraged) every year of middle school.

Interested in attending the program or being a speaker/presenter? Click here to complete the application. 

Questions? Contact Dr. Ruth White at theacademysps@gmail.com or Eric Thompson at aspsdirector@gmail.com

The Academy Expansion (for Elementary School Students)

The Academy Expansion program operates during the school year (October-May) and teaches elementary school-aged students in grades 3-5, academic and leadership skills, using cultural awareness and knowledge as a base.

The Academy Expansion program is housed at Johnson STEAM Academy, every Monday 3:45p-5p; it can be repeated each year through 5th grade.

Interested in attending the program or being a speaker/presenter? Click here to complete the application. 

Questions? Contact Charrisse Cox at chcox@crschools.us

The Academy for Scholastic and Personal Success Expansion Program classroom
Academy for Scholastic and Personal Success Programs Barrington Irving Expansion Speaker
The Academy for Scholastic and Personal Success Expansion Program students