PAGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION - CCSD Summer School In-Person and Online Options for Summer 2022


    Registration Information for Credit Progression and Credit Retrieval


    OPTION ONE: In-person Summer School Credit Progression or 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.   Health class available for credit progression or credit retrieval only.

    • - Session 1: June 6, 2022 - June 24, 2022
    • - In-person 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
    • - Location: Overland High School - OHS
    • - 12400 E Jewell Avenue, Aurora CO 80012
    • - Registration Deadline Session 1: June 1, 2022  
    • NOTE:  CCIC courses will be offered in-person at the Cherry Creek Innovation Campus


    • - Session 2: June 27, 2022 - July 18, 2022 (Holiday July 4, 2022)
    • - In-person 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • - Location: Eaglecrest High School - EHS
    • - 5100 S Picadilly Street, Aurora CO 80015
    • - Registration Deadline Session 2: June 21, 2022 
    • NOTE:  CCIC courses will be offered in-person at the Cherry Creek Innovation Campus


    OPTION TWO: Online Summer School Credit Progression or Credit Retrieval 

    Students wanting to take a course for original credit, credit progression or credit retrieval, are eligible for summer options through Online Summer School.  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 a credit in each session of original credit summer school through Online Summer School. Students who need credit retrieval for a .25 credit or NCAA approved courses are also eligible to enroll.

    • Session Dates:
      • Quarter 1: June 6, 2022 - June 15, 2022
      • Quarter 2: June 16, 2022 - June 24, 2022
      • Quarter 3: June 27, 2022 - July 7, 2022 (Holiday July 4, 2022)
      • Quarter 4: July 8, 2022 - July 18, 2022
    • Registration Link:
    • Registration Deadline: 
      • Quarter 1 and Quarter 2: May 30, 2022 at noon
      • Quarter 3 and Quarter 4: June 20, 2022 at noon

    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 Progression or Credit Retrieval)
    1. Login or create a new account in RevTrak.
    2. Pick your class/session and move to the registration/payment section. To select sessions, continue shopping at the end of the 1st registration process.
    3. All 2022 Summer School Policies are listed and required for​ parents/students to check for acknowledgment and understanding.
    4. 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 - $350.00
      • Cost per Quarter Online for in-district students - $125.00
      • Cost per Session CCIC for in-district students - $250.00

    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 
    1. For Credit Retrieval Courses: Written request is required prior to the start of each class Session to  A $75.00 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund.
    2. For Original Credit Courses: Written request is required prior to the drop deadline to


    General Summer School Information and Policies

        Credit Progression and Credit Retrieval Summer School Attendance Policy

    • There are no excused absences in Summer School. Students arriving ten minutes late will be assessed 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 class 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.  Students may only take one course per session regardless of online or in-person learning. 

    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. 
    • Public health safety measures in place at the time and that are shown to limit spread of the virus will be implemented.
      • Masks required
      • Frequent hand washing
    • Physical distancing will be implemented to the greatest extent possible.


    • 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; to request your grade email 
    • Parents are encouraged to contact Summer School teachers to discuss their student's progress.
    • Teacher contact information will be sent home on the first day of class.



Credit Progression and Credit Retrieval Sessions


      • - Session 1 Dates: June 6, 2022 - June 24, 2022
      • - In-person 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
      • - Location: Overland High School
      • - 12400 E. Jewell Ave., Aurora, CO 80012
      • - Registration Deadline Session 1: June 1, 2022


      • - Session 2 Dates: June 27, 2022 - July 18, 2022 (Holiday July 4, 2022)
      • - In-person 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      • - Location:  Eaglecrest High School
      • - 5100 S. Picadilly Street, Aurora, CO 80015
      • - Registration Deadline Session 2: June 21, 2022
  • Algebra I

    The study of algebraic symbolism, systems of equations, graphing, problem solving, probability and statistics. The students will build upon their previous knowledge to further understand the characteristics and representations of various functions and relations, including first-degree equations and inequalities, polynomials, exponential and radical expressions, and quadratic equations.

    3SSALG1S1 – Semester 1 - Equations and Inequalities, Numeric Expressions, Algebraic Expressions, Exploring Quadratic Functions in Context

    3SSALG1S2 – Semester 2 - Structure of Quadratic Functions, Modeling with Quadratic Functions, Linear and Exponential Functions, Statistics

  • Algebra II

    Study real and complex numbers, as well as relations, functions and their operations. Students will work with linear, quadratic, and higher-order polynomial, radical, rational, absolute value, exponential/ logarithmic functions, including graphing and transformations of graphs. The counting principle, probability, and statistics are also covered.

    3SSALG2S1 – Semester 1 - Functions with unrestricted domains: polynomial functions – key features of graphs (end behavior, relative min/max, intervals where increasing/decreasing, etc.); zeros/factors relationship (including Remainder Theorem and synthetic division of polynomials); geometric series; function operations (including composition of functions); transformations on functions; inverse functions; complex numbers

    3SSALG2S2 – Semester 2 - Functions with restricted domains: rational functions, radical functions, exponential functions and logarithms, trigonometry, statistics

  • Geometry

    A thorough study of ideas and logical reasoning through the use of the axiomatic system. The course will include the topics of plane, solid, and coordinate geometry. Concepts studied will include lines, planes, angles, triangles, circles, polygons, area, surface area, volume, perimeter, and right triangle trigonometry. The maintenance of algebraic skills will be emphasized.

    3SSGEOMS1 – Semester 1 - Structure of Geometry, constructions, triangle congruence proofs (CCSD Unit 1, Unit 2, sections 1-2)

    3SSGEOMS2 – Semester 2 - Similarity, right triangle trigonometry, circles, polygons (CCSD Unit 2, sections 3-4, Unit 3, Unit 4)

  • English

    A course for students who would like to achieve in areas of reading, writing, and oral communication skills. Instruction includes: grammar, semantics, paragraph, and essay construction. Outside reading and writing assignments required.

    1SSENG09S – Semester 1 or Semester 2

    1SSENG10SSemester 1 or Semester 2

    1SSENG11SSemester 1 or Semester 2

  • U.S. History

    A survey of events from the Reconstruction to Industrialization – Semester 1; Industrialization to Contemporary America – Semester 2

    2SSUSHSTS1 – Semester 1 (offered only in Session I)

    2SSUSHSTS2 - Semester 2 (offered only in Session II)

Online Summer School Credit Progression and Credit Retrieval

Course Options
  • Online Course Offerings

    English 9 - (semester 1 (Q1 & Q2) & semester 2 (Q3 & Q4) In this course, students will be challenged through a variety of tasks, which incorporate the five aspects of an English classroom: reading, writing, speaking, listening and viewing. The goal of this course is to increase students’ cognitive understanding and critical thinking skills. This goal will be met through the rigor and sophistication of the lessons and activities, the challenging assessments, and the complex texts and materials that the students will be exposed to during this course. Students will studyboth reading and writing in depth through numerous genres and lenses, they will study and experience diverse interests, cultures, perspectives, learning styles, and how intelligence is cultivated in higher level critical and creative thinking skills such as interpretation, problem-solving, and investigation. Students will develop these skills through inquiry-based activities and by exploring the text not only through a world-view lens but also through a critical/investigative lens. Students are asked to dig beneath the surface to focus on the how and why something happens the way it does. Through leveled questions and engaging discussions, students will build skills that assist them in deciphering a topic and communicating their understanding not only through their writing but also through speaking and discussion with classmates.

    English 10 (semester 1 (Q1 & Q2) & semester 2 (Q3 & Q4) This is a year-long course that emphasizes the fundamental language skills of reading, writing, thinking, viewing, and presenting. An emphasis on vocabulary and composition skills is an on-going part of the class. Students refine their skills of written expression by writing compare contrast, literary analysis, research, persuasive, and narrative essays. Students analyze important themes in classic and modern works of various literary genres including short story, novel, and non-fiction. Topics include author’s purpose and perspective, exploration of human motives and conflicts, the study of figurative, connotative, and technical vocabulary in context, literary devices, and the art of persuasion. The development of critical reading and writing skills is a major emphasis of the course.

    English 11(semester 1 (Q1 & Q2) & semester 2 (Q3 & Q4) This is a year-long course that emphasizes the development of an academic persona to further student’sskills in reading, writing, analyzing, interpreting, viewing, synthesizing, and presenting. The students will explore a variety of strategies to effectively interpret, evaluate, and synthesize meaning through analyzing various literary theories throughout several time periods with the purpose of creating more sophisticated readers, thinkers, and writers. Students will analyze texts and media for advanced rhetorical strategies, fallacies, logic, and arrangement to eventually apply to national issues usingeach of these devices through written and oral presentations. Using advanced and sophisticated strategies in premises, purposes, and propositions in a variety of works, students will analyze and implement argumentation methods by justifying and documenting evidence and presenting the arguments effectively to an authentic audience. The development of sophisticated interpreters, readers, writers, and oral conveyors is emphasized throughout the course. 

    English 12(semester 1 (Q1 & Q2) & semester 2 (Q3 & Q4) This course blends and combines purposes, patterns, and genres in writing while incorporating research and rhetoric techniques. Collaboration and critical thinking lead to more complex presentations and products with students honing their comprehension skills while reading more complicated literary and nonfiction texts.

    Creative WritingFor many hundreds of years, literature has been one of the most important human art forms. It allows us to give voice to our emotions, create imaginary worlds, express ideas, and escape the confines of material reality. Through creative writing, we can come to better understand ourselves and our world. This course can provide you with a solid grounding in the writing process,from finding inspiration to building a basic story. Then, when you are ready to go beyond the basics, learn more complicated literary techniques to create strange hybrid forms of poetry and prose. By the end of this course, you can better discover your creative thoughts and turn thoseideas into fully realized pieces of creative writing.

    Earth and Physical Science - (semester 1 (Q1 & Q2) & semester 2 (Q3 & Q4) EPS is a full-year course designed to provide the student with a solid foundation in basic chemistry, physics, and earth science concepts. Students will study common forms, properties, and changes in matter and energy, and will relate physics and chemistryconcepts to the processes and interactions of scientific investigation and reinforce algebraic math skills used to solve science problems.

    Chemistry -  (semester 1 (Q1 & Q2) & semester 2 (Q3 & Q4) This course provides the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding about the relationships between the structure andproperties of matter and the interaction of mass and energy. Units of study include: matter and its changes, atomic structure, chemical composition, nomenclature, reactions, stoichiometry, gas laws, periodicity, bonding, molar geometry, and thermo chemistry. Laboratory activities reinforce concepts and principles presented in this course.

    American GovernmentThis course presents the fundamental concepts of American government. The functions of national, state, and local governmentsand their relationships to the citizens of the United States are covered in Foundations, Structures, Constitutional Principles, Politics and Public Policy, Branches of Government, National, State and Local Government and U.S Citizen Participation and rights. Various governmental problems at all levels of government are presented. The responsibilities and obligations of both the citizen and the government to each other are an integral part of this course. A comparison of other important political systems is included.

    Health -  Health is a semester long course earning students .5 credits while addressing the Colorado Health Education Standards: Physical & Personal Wellness, Emotional and Social Wellness, Prevention & Risk Management. Students will explore health as a holistic concept and the interconnection between one’s mental, social, physical and emotional health and others. Students will learn how to set personal goals. They will learn to evaluate and analyze situations and resources to help make healthy decisions in regard to lifelong health and wellness. They will analyze their current diets and the many influences on food choice. Students will explore healthy relationships. They will address the consequences and effects of use/non-use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. Students will also work on communication and refusal skills in relationship to personal safety and violence prevention and awareness. Students will be assessed in a variety of modes including: self-checks/reflections, interactive quizzes, projects, exams, written assignments and participation in classroom discussions.

    Personal Fitness IWhat does being fit really mean? Is it just based on physical appearance or is it something deeper? Though we strive to be healthy and make sensible choices, it’s difficult to know how to achieve this. It’s not only about losing weight or lifting a heavy barbell; in Personal Fitness you will learn about body functions, safety, diet, goals, and strategies for longevity. Human beings, in both body and mind, are complex and highly sensitive organisms that need the right attention to physically excel and feel great. Being fit is about living life to the fullest and making the most of what you have—yourself! Explore the world of healthy living and see how real fitness can be achieved through intention, effort, and just the right amount of knowledge.

    Personal Fitness IIStudents will learn about the components and principles that are used in physical fitness. Students will use various forms of technology to collect, evaluate, and share their fitness activities and assignments. This information will be used to document fitness levels and goals as students take ownership of their health and lifetime fitness levels.

    Algebra I (semester 1 (Q1 & Q2) & semester 2 (Q3 & Q4))Algebra 1 emphasizes the importance of algebra in everyday life through hundreds of real-world examples. Assessments are designed to ensure that student understanding goes beyond rote memorization of steps and procedures. The skills acquired in this coursecontain the foundation needed for all future high school math courses.Upon successful course completion, students will have a strong foundation in Algebra 1 and will be prepared to move on to Geometry.

    Algebra II (semester 1 (Q1 & Q2) & semester 2 (Q3 & Q4) - Building on their work with linear, quadratic, and exponential functions, students extend their repertoire of functions to include polynomial, rational, radical and logarithmic functions. Functions are studied in relation to one another by analysis of multiple representations of functions with a variety of ranges and domains. Students further develop their statistical knowledge by studying the collection, analysis and interpretation of data, and the connections to probability. Throughout the course, these mathematical concepts are applied to everyday occurrences to demonstrate how the world around us functions.

    Geometry (semester 1 (Q1 & Q2) & semester 2 (Q3 & Q4) - Throughout this course, students will use problem solving and real-world applications to gain the knowledge of geometric concepts and their practical uses. Throughout this course, students will apply algebraic concepts to two-dimensional and three-dimensional geometric shapes, and they will use inductive and deductive reasoning to solve real-world geometric problems. In addition, students will use constructions to prove numerous geometric relationships involving the sides and angles of a number of polygons and solids. Upon successful course completion, students will be prepared to take Algebra 2.

CCIC- Cherry Creek Innovation Campus Summer School
  • CCIC- Course Offerings


    The Cherry Creek Innovation Campus (CCIC), located near Centennial Airport and the Denver Tech Center, is a state-of-the-art, stand-alone college and career-preparedness facility. At the CCIC, high school students are provided opportunities to gain real-world skills, valuable college credit, and/or industry-recognized certifications. Whether students’ immediate post high school plans include college, military, or entering the workforce, the CCIC offers a new kind of bridge to college and successful careers. Participating students continue to earn diplomas from their home high schools. 

    Session I - 

    COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN I -  Course Topics: This course is an entry level design class developed to teach students how to use various drawing instruments to read and create technical drawings and 3D parts. This course is designed for students interested in exploring careers related to technical careers such as engineering and product design. Students will demonstrate their new skills through hands on projects and display how various software is used in industry. The course will culminate with students taking the Certified SolidWorks Associate exam, an industry level certification exam used to demonstrate a student’s level of expertise using SolidWorks. Focuses on basic computer aided drafting skills using the SolidWorks software. Includes file management, Cartesian coordinate system & dynamic input, drawing templates, drawing aids, linetype and lineweights, layer usage, drawing & editing geometric objects, polylines & splines, array, text applications, creating tables, basic dimensioning and help access.  Dual Enrollment available at Metro State University of Denver (IND 1450), $50 additional fee per MSU Credit, 3 credits

    CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE (CNA) - Course Description: Students learn effective skills to interact competently with clients, including sensitivity to clients’ emotional, social and mental health needs, as well as appropriate documentation of clients’ health assessment, physical condition, and overall well-being. Skills must meet requirements of the Colorado State Board of Nursing. Students will be required to pass a background check and drug screening. ** 16 hours of clinical experience is required for state testing and will be available for interested students on June 28 & June 29 for no additional cost. These two days are not required for course completion for the high school credit.

    INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE - Course Description: Introduces health sciences with an overview of the five pathways that make up the health science cluster. The course addresses the foundation standards including health maintenance, employability skills, teamwork, healthcare systems, communications, and legal issues in healthcare. This course aligns with the Colorado Community College course Intro to Health Care (HPR 123) and Health Care Practices (HPR 124). Concurrent enrollment opportunities may be offered in some sections of this course.  

    INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING AThis course will provide students the foundations of computer programming using the Python programming language. Students will use programming constructs and an object-oriented approach to solve various problems. Topics may include, but are not limited to, variables, operators, conditionals, iteration, functions, arrays, and classes/objects. This course will satisfy the programming prerequisite for the other courses in the IT/STEAM pathway.

    CONSTRUCTION BOOTCAMP -  Course Description: This course is for students to learn the basics of hand tools, measurement, blueprints, and building principles. Students have a variety of builds to choose from, all with the opportunity to practice newly acquired skills.

    Session I -  8:00AM - 12:00PM 

    SPORTS BUSINESS ACADEMY - Course Description:  The Sports Business Academy is all about teaching students the business side of sports and the winning side of life. We're using the sports industry as a catalyst to get students excited about learning, educated about career opportunities, and coached for success in life.  This 8-session course will cover the five pillars of our educational philosophy: Sports Management, Marketing, Health/Performance, Journalism and Coaching.  Teamwork is necessary in this industry and will be in this course as well, we will explore what it takes to work for a professional team/organization, a collegiate organization, and at the local level in your community.  Field trips, guest lectures, and hands-on activities will be part of the experience.   (Additional Student Requirements -30 hours of independent learning required outside of in-person sessions. 30 hours can be done after class with the teacher in-person or independently. The required hours remain 8 am-12 pm. The teacher will be available 12 -4 pm to assist students with required independent learning.)

    Session II - 8:00AM - 1:00PM 

    CNC MACHINING - Course Description: This course covers fundamentals of computer numerical control (CNC), basic programming, machine setup and operation of CNC machines. The course begins with manual programming practices so that the student will understand the programming code and its structure. G & M codes, control functions, the letter address system, and math issues related to CNC are included. Standard safety conventions will be introduced for safe programming practice. This course allows for the further development of CNC skills with hands-on instruction related to the CNC milling machines, and CNC turning centers. The lab work includes operation of CNC machines to demonstrate the programming skills.   (Suggested prerequisites include CAD (Computer Aided Design) or CAD for Fabrication.)

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High School Summer School Office Location

  • Our office is located at:

    Instructional Support Facility (ISF)
    5416 South Riviera Way
    Aurora, CO 80015
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