Summer Programs 2020

TJHSST Academic Summer School and the Middle School Technology Institute

Thank you for your interest in summer learning at TJHSST. At this time, we cannot provide an update on the status of TJHSST Summer School or the Middle School Technology Institute.  We will update this page as soon as we have new information. 

If you have questions about course scheduling, please contact your assigned TJHSST School Counselor or Transition Counselor.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.  

Academic Summer School - TJ Students Only

Current TJHSST students and incoming freshmen choose from a variety of courses for academic credit.  Please note the grade levels next to each course for grade level eligibility for the course.

 
Where

Summer School will be held at TJHSST

6560 Braddock Rd., Alexandria, VA 22312

When

Full-year courses: June 22 - July 30 (No classes on Friday, July 3)

  • Ancient Civilization (9-12)

  • Chemistry (10)

  • Computer Science (10-11)

Semester 1: June 22 - July 10 (No classes on Friday, July 3)

  • 20th Century World History (10-12)

  • Research Statistics 1 (9)

  • TJ Math 5 (9-11)

Semester 2: July 13 - July 30

  • America in the World Since 1989 (10-12)

  • Research Statistics 1 (9-10)

  • TJ Math 5 (9-10)

  • TJ Math 6 (10-11)

Hours

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. *

*please do not drop off students before 7:30 a.m.

*students must be picked up no later than 3:30 p.m.

Who

Currently enrolled TJHSST students

Tuition

Full-year course: $780

Half-year course: $390

Reduced Fees are available for students/families eligible for Free & Reduced lunches and will be applied at the time of registration automatically.

Transportation

Full-year course: TBD

Half-year course: TBD

You will receive details of bus pick-up and drop-off locations/times in a separate correspondence.

All students are expected to provide their own transportation to a boarding site in Fairfax County and will need to indicate the boarding site when registering for transportation.

See ACE TJ Summer School Transportation.

Transportation route details coming soon!

Refunds

Refunds are handled online through ACE.

Attendance Requirement

Students are required to attend class daily for the duration of the entire course.

Attendance is mandatory to receive credit.

  • Students taking full-year classes will be automatically withdrawn if they are absent for more than 2 days (780 minutes), for any reason.

  • Students taking semester courses (see above) will be automatically withdrawn if they are absent for more than 1 day (390 minutes), for any reason.

  • Attendance is recorded to the minute and all absences/tardies are cumulative.

Registration

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration is online only through ACE, April 27 - June 5. No other types of registration will be accepted. 

Need help deciding which courses to take? Please see your counselor!

Additional Information

Students may only take one course (or two consecutive semester courses) in the summer.

Questions?

For registration questions, please contact your counselor.

For questions about online courses, see above!

For all other questions, contact Volita Russell (vsrussell@fcps.edu), Summer School Principal.

 

Middle School Technology Institute - Open to all FCPS Students

Students currently in grades 7 and 8 are introduced to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) through week-long sessions that allow them to explore a STEM topic of interest. 

Where

The Middle School Technology Institute will be held at TJHSST

6560 Braddock Rd., Alexandria, VA 22312

When Middle School Technology Institutes will be held June 22 through July 24 (No classes on Friday, July 3).
  • Session 1: June 22 – 26
  • Session 2: July 6 – 10
  • Session 3: July 13 – 17
  • Session 4: July 20 – 24
Hours

8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

*please do not drop off students before 7:30 a.m.

*students must be picked up no later than 3:30 p.m.

Registration

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. When a course is full, then registration is closed for that course.

Registration is online only through ACE, April 20 - June 5. No other types of registration will be accepted. 

Course Offerings & Schedule

2020 Middle School Technology Institute Course Descriptions coming soon!

Tuition $200 per session
Transportation

TBD

You will receive details of bus pick-up and drop-off locations/times in a separate correspondence.

All students are expected to provide their own transportation to a boarding site in Fairfax County and will need to indicate the boarding site when registering for transportation.

See ACE TJ Summer School Transportation

Questions?

Contact Charles dela Cuesta (CMDelaCuesta@fcps.edu) for Middle School Tech Institute