Summer Academy

Login Information

Students will begin to receive their summer online course login information beginning June 21st.  Information will be sent out by email in the order the registration was received. 

Tuition Payment Information

TCAPS' billing and payment process for Summer Academy has been revamped this year. You will receive an email on approximately June 20th or 21st with your assessed tuition cost at which point you may process your payment.

We appreciate your patience as everyone waits to begin their summer work.
 

Standard Classes and Credit Recovery Options

TCAPS Summer Academy is open to all 9th – 12th grade students. No residency is required. Students wishing to enroll in the program need to possess and demonstrate a willingness to achieve by completing a course for the first time or completing a course in which an incomplete, withdraw or failure was received.

Classes Held

  • July 2 - July 31, 2018 (no classes July 4-6) Monday - Thursday
  • Traverse City Central High School, 1150 Milliken Dr.
  • Online courses are available 24/7. Course completion is July 31.
  • Highly qualified teachers will be available for support at the Central High School library

Credit Recovery Information

Other Information

Credit recovery course work will include online assignments, video lectures and assessment through GradPoint. All classes are aligned to State standards. Classes combine the best of highly qualified teachers with the effective use of interactive technology 24/7 at school and at home. The programs provide rich multi-media presentations that engage students in the learning process.

  • Students will have the opportunity to receive individualized and/or small group instruction from a certified teacher Mondays through Thursdays.
  • Grades for standard course work will be awarded/recommended upon successful completion of course work, at the discretion of the student’s home school.
  • Credit recovery option 1 – audit for credit by doing assignments that were not at 78% or missing. Upon successful completion the grade CR for credit is awarded.
  • Credit recover option 2 – retake the course based on pre-test results for a letter grade.

Classes Offered

Credit Recovery Classes

Credit recovery classes are for students who need to regain credit for a course. Daily attendance is required. Each course is equivalent to one high school semester (.5) credit. Students attend 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. or 10:00 a.m. - Noon. Teachers monitor progress and answer emails. Students must attend a course orientation.

Courses Available

  • Algebra 1-A
  • Algebra 1-B
  • Algebra II-A
  • Algebra II-B
  • Biology A
  • Biology B
  • Chemistry A
  • Chemistry B
  • Civics
  • Business Math
  • Personal Finance
  • Economics
  • English Language Arts 9-A
  • English Language Arts 9-B
  • English Language Arts 10-A
  • English Language Arts 10-B
  • English Language Arts 11-A
  • English Language Arts 11-B
  • English Language Arts 12-A
  • English Language Arts 12-B
  • Geometry A
  • Geometry B
  • Physic A
  • Physics B
  • Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus A
  • Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus B
  • U.S. History/Geography A
  • U.S. History/Geography B
  • World History/Geography A
  • World History/Geography B

First Time Online Classes

Mandatory course orientation will be held. Daily attendance is not required after orientation is completed. Students who are taking English Language Arts for the first time will be expected to be in attendance for direct writing instruction. Note: Algebra and Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus classes offered do not meet accelerated SCI-MA-TECH requirements.

  • Algebra 1-A
  • Algebra 1-B
  • Algebra II-A
  • Algebra II-B
  • Biology A
  • Biology B
  • Chemistry A
  • Chemistry B
  • Civics
  • Business Math
  • Personal Finance
  • Financial Math
  • Economics
  • English Language Arts 9-A
  • English Language Arts 10-A
  • English Language Arts 11-A
  • English Language Arts 12-A
  • Geometry A
  • Geometry B
  • Physic A
  • Physics B
  • Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus A
  • Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus B
  • U.S. History/Geography A
  • U.S. History/Geography B
  • World History/Geography A
  • World History/Geography B

Tuition Information

Tuition Structure

Tuition balance is to be paid in full before a student may begin the class.

  • 1st course – $150
  • 2nd course – $150

Online Registration Information

Online Registration

TCAPS Students

TCAPS students will register and pay for classes through the PowerSchool Public Portal. 

Non-TCAPS Students

Non-TCAPS students who are auditing a credit recovery class for credit will need to provide a student assignment report to the Summer Academy Office prior to the start of summer school by faxing to 231.933.3587 or email bowenpa@tcaps.net.

Contact Information

  • Central Counseling Office, 231.933.3560
  • West Counseling Office, 231.933.7703
  • TC High School Counseling Office, 231.933.5881
  • Academy Director: Ben Lantz, 231.933.7393
  • Admin. Asst: Pat Bowen, 231.933.3540