The district’s summer school programs have something to offer for students in all grades, from kindergarten through high school. The variety of classes offers something for students with varied interests and abilities.
Classes begin June 3 and end July 3. Enrollment for the elementary and middle school programs has closed.
Elementary (K-4) and Middle School (Grades 5-8)
Summer school brochures and enrollment forms will be distributed to all elementary and middle school students at conferences, Feb. 13-14, and available on this page Feb. 19. The summer school information line is (913) 780-7245. Elementary summer school will be held at Santa Fe Trail Middle School/Washington Elementary School and California Trail Middle School/Regency Place Elementary School from June 3 through July 3 (no Fridays). Middle school summer programs will be held at Indian Trail Middle School from June 3 through July 3 (no Fridays).
Enrollment for the elementary and middle school programs has closed.
- View the elementary booklet (PDF)
- Aventuras de Aprendizaje en Verano Grados K-4 (PDF)
- View the middle school booklet (PDF)
- Senderos de Verano Grados 5-8 (PDF)
Driver's education is offered in the summer at Olathe East, Olathe North and Olathe South high schools. The first session will be May 28-June 24, and the second session is June 25-July 25. Twelve hours of driving experience and 34 hours of classroom instruction are included in each session. Students must have turned 14 by Jan. 1, 2013 to apply for the summer program. Enrollment packets will be available at each middle and high school by Monday, March 26, and applications are due by Tuesday, April 16. For more information, call Kraig Taylor at (913) 780-7125.
Weight Training (Grades 6-12)
Weight training is a five-week program open to boys and girls in sixth through 12th grade. It is offered for $55 at each middle school (grades 6-8) and high school (grades 8-12) from June 3 through July 5. Registration forms and information will be available in late April or early May in all middle school offices and from the head football coach at each high school. Tim Anderson, email@example.com, is director of the summer weights and fitness program.
eAcademy (online learning)
Summer eAcademy will offer 13 courses for advanced placement students from June 3 through July 25. Students with counselor permission may sign up at summer school enrollment night this spring. Counselors will have information fliers beginning with parent-teacher conferences in February, and additional information is available on the eAcademy website (http://departments.olatheschools.com/eacademy/) or by contacting Randy Warner, eAcademy facilitator, (913) 780-7110.
The extended school year (ESY) for eligible special education students (ages 3-21) begins June 3 and ends July 3.
Eligibility for enrollment in the extended school year is individually determined by each student’s IEP team. Contact your child’s IEP case manager if you have questions about your child’s eligibility for ESY. Questions about ESY programs should be directed to Heidi Garza at (913) 780-7329.