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Summer School 2013

The Independence School District has one of the largest summer school programs in the state with high attendance numbers. Last year more than seven thousand students and three hundred and fifty teachers participated in the Independence Summer School Program. The Independence School District Board of Education approved the times and dates for summer school during their April Board meeting.

For kindergarten through eighth grade the Summer Journey program runs May 29th through June 25th.  If your child completes the Summer Journey program with 100 percent attendance he or she will receive a 100 dollar gift card.

9-12th grade summer school runs from May 29- June 28th. 


Elementary 8:30 – 4:00 pm

Middle School 7:45 – 3:15

High School 7:15 – 1:00  - 1:15 – 3:45

Summer School Bus Schedule

Please review the High School Bus Schedule for pickup times and locations.

Summer Journey Videos

Click to watch a video about Summer Journey for K- 5th grade

Click to watch a video about Summer Journey for 6th-8th grade

Summer Journey Application Forms

Click to download the Summer Journey (K-8) application [English]

Click to download the Summer Journey (K-8) application [Spanish]
You may return applications to any elementary or middle school office.

High School Students

The end of the school year is approaching quickly, with summer school soon to follow. Now is the time to figure out what classes you are going to take during summer school so you can be prepared when enrollment opens.

Browse the 2013 Summer School Course Catalog to find classes that interest you.

Read the Summer School FAQ to get answers to your questions about Summer School.

Online enrollment for high school is now available.