Summer School

  • Option 1: Grade Replacement/Credit Retrieval 

    Students who earned a D or an F in a class are eligible to take a Summer School course that is equivalent to the course in which they received a D or an F. The grade they receive in Summer School will replace their initial grade, regardless of whether the Summer School grade is higher or lower. The grade earned initially by the student will be reflected on their transcript but will not be calculated into their GPA.
    Students may take a Summer School class to retrieve .50 of a credit, provided that they receive a Summer School grade that is higher than an F. 
    - Session Dates: June 8, 2020​ - June 26, 2020 - 
    Online 8:00 am - 12:00 PM  
    - Registration Link: https://cherr​  
    - Registration Deadline: June 5, 2020, at noon

    Option 2: Original Credit/Acceleration through Cherry Creek Elevation

    Original Credit/Acceleration through Cherry Creek Elevation

    Students wanting to take a course for original credit or acceleration, are eligible for summer options through Cherry Creek Elevation.  The grade earned will be reflected on their transcript and will be calculated into their GPA. Students are eligible to earn a total of .5 of credit in each session of original credit summer school through Cherry Creek Elevation. Students who need credit retrieval for a .25 credit or NCAA approved courses are also eligible to enroll.

    Session Dates: 
    Session 1- May 26 through June 12
    Session 2- June 15- July 2
    Registration Link:
    Registration Deadline: 
    Session 1- May 18
    Session 2- June 8

    Registration Process

    Student/Parent will check PowerSchool historical grades and speak with the school counselor to verify which class(es) a student is eligible to register for summer school.
    You must have your student ID# if you are an in-district student.
    Follow RevTrak link for registration located in the above description of summer options (Credit Retrieval or Original Credit)

    Login or create a new account.
    Pick your class/session and move to the registration/payment section. To select sessions, continue shopping at the end of the 1st registration process.
    All 2020 Summer School Policies are listed and required for​ parents/students to check for acknowledgment and understanding.
    Payment must be made for registration to be complete. Payment can be ​ made by credit or debit card.

    Please note: Class size is limited and registration is based on a first-come, first-serve basis.
    Students will be registered for a class only when full payment has been received, no exceptions.
    Cost per session for in-district 9th-grade students who received an F - $125.00 (Credit retrieval - current 9th grade only)
    Cost per session for in-district 9th-grade students who received a D - $250.00
    Cost per session for in-district 10th through 12th-grade students - $250.00
    Cost per session for out-of-district students - $375.00

    Cancellations and Refund Policy
    Tuition pays for the cost of the Summer School instructors, staff, and maintenance. Once a session begins, no refunds will be issued.
    Credit card refunds will be credited back to the card on file.
    In the event a class must be canceled because of low enrollment, a full refund will be issued.
    To withdraw a student, it is required that you email a written request 
    For Credit Retrieval Courses: Written request is required prior to the start of each class Session to or A $75.00 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund.
    For Original Credit Courses: Written request is required prior to the drop deadline to 

    General Summer School Information and Policies
    ​Credit Retrieval Summer School Attendance Policy
    There are no excused absences in Summer School. Students must be logged into the online learning/zoom session no later than 10 minutes after the session has begun. Students arriving ten minutes late will be assessed for an absence. Students are required to attend class from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
    Attendance will be taken at the beginning of each online session.
    There are no excused tardies in Summer School. – Three tardies equal one-day absence.
    If a student accrues more than two absences, he/she will be withdrawn from Summer School and will not receive a refund for any monies paid nor will he/she be granted course credit.
    Summer classes are equivalent to semester classes compressed into 60 hours.

    Summer School Course Selection
    All students must check their PowerSchool historical grades to see which class(es) they need to take in summer school. If you are unsure of the appropriate class(es) to take or have additional questions, please see your counselor for additional advisement.
    One semester of credit and a semester grade (or quarter credit and grade for original credit courses) will be recorded on the student's transcript. This grade becomes part of the student's grade point average (GPA), which determines class ranking in the Cherry Creek School District.

    Student Expectations
    Summer School students are expected to adhere to engagement and attendance policies.
    Cherry Creek School District Policies and Procedures will be in effect during Summer School. Any violation will result in immediate dismissal from Summer School. No class credit or refunds will be given.
    Classroom disruptions of any kind will not be tolerated. Any student violating this policy will be removed from Summer School and may be subject to Summer School attendance policies and district expulsion procedures.

    Final grades will not be mailed to the student's home address.
    Final grades will be sent to the student's Cherry Creek home school listed on the registration form after the completion of summer session(s​).
    Out-of-district students must take their final grade report to their school administrator or counselor. CCSD High School Summer School will NOT mail to schools that are not within the Cherry Creek School District.
    Parents are encouraged to contact Summer School teachers to discuss their student's progress.
    Contact information will be sent home on the first day of class.

    Session Course Offerings 
    Credit Retrieval Course Options

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    • Algebra I
    • Algebra II
    • Geometry
    • English
    • Creative Writing
    • American Government
    • U.S. History
    • World Geography
    • Biology
    • Physical Science
    • CP World History
    • Original Credit Course Options
    • English 9
    • English 10
    • English 11
    • English 12
    • Creative Writing
    • Earth and Physical Science
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Forensics
    • Astronomy
    • US History
    • American Government
    • Health
    • Personal Fitness I
    • Personal Fitness II

    Get In Touch

    Elaine Johnson,
    High School Summer School Specialist for Credit Retrieval
    Kevin Tozier
    Registrar at Cherry Creek Elevation, Summer School Specialist for Original Credit