High School Summer Learning Options

Credit Recovery

  • Each high school will offer credit recovery options to students needing assistance recovering credits from the school year. Students and parents interested in learning more about the summer credit recovery options available should speak to their high school counselor.

eAcademy (virtual program)

  • eAcademy offers a limited selection of courses in the eight-week summer term for advanced placement students who acquire counselor enrollment permission. Orientation begins May 31 and courses begin June 5. Click here to visit the Summer eAcademy page on the eAcademy website. Explore other pages on the site for additional information on how eAcademy works and available courses. Interested students should see their high school counselor immediately to determine if the summer program is needed to fulfill their four-year plan of study.

Extended School Year (ESY)

  • Extended School Year (ESY) is also available for students found eligible for this service by their IEP team. ESY focuses on the IEP goals identified by the IEP team. Please contact your child’s special education case manager for more information.

Mental Health Clinic

  • All students, their families, and Olathe Public Schools staff members and their families are invited to receive free mental health services through the district’s Summer Mental Health Clinic. This clinic provides services from May 28 - July 25, 2024. Services are offered by Olathe Public Schools mental health providers and community-based Contract Therapists. Group and individual therapy are available. The district's mental health website has more information about these services. Click here to view this site.

Migrant Summer Program for Grades 6-12

  • The Migrant Summer Program is offered to all qualifying families in the Olathe School District. Students in grades 6-12 have the opportunity to participate in a three-week summer enrichment program. For more information, please email Migrant Specialist Nick Jahner or call 913-780-7196.

The Spot

  • The Spot will be open this summer at the Mill Creek Campus gym, 300 E. Loula St. in Olathe on the following dates and times:

    • Tuesday-Thursday, June 11-13, from 12-4 p.m.
    • Thursday, June 20, from 12-4 p.m.
    • Tuesday-Thursday, June 25-27, from 12-4 p.m.

    The Spot is a free after-school program for students in grades 6 through 12, hosted in partnership with various community partners including Olathe Public Schools, Olathe Public Library, Johnson County Mental Health, Johnson County Department of Corrections, Drug Enforcement Administration, Olathe Fire Department, and Olathe Police Department. This program offers homework support, mentorship, snacks, and a fun and safe environment for students to play and socialize with their peers.

    Amenities include an indoor recreation area (arcade-style games, pool table, ping pong), a game room (e-sports with gaming systems PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One), an outdoor basketball court, a Music Studio, a small library (in partnership with the Olathe Public Library), and a homework support room with laptops.

    For more information, please email Student Support Specialist Jean Cantero or call 913-780-7199.

Summer Driver's Ed Program

  • Update May 1: Registration for the summer driver's education program is full.

    Driver's education will be offered through the Olathe School District in an after-school format and a summer session. Classes will be through Google classroom on Mondays from 5-8 p.m. Drives will be between 4-8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday with the possibility of some Saturday drives. We accept the oldest students first. A driving permit is recommended, but not required. A Blackboard message will be sent as a reminder to those students/parents attending each participating school.

    More information about Driver's Ed can be found on the High School Driver's Ed page. Click here to see the page.

Summer Weights Program

  • Olathe will have summer weights sessions at all high schools and most middle schools. Updated medical physicals are not a requirement for participation. The cost is $60 per student.

    Middle Schools

    • Dates are May 30 – June 29, 2023, Monday through Thursday most weeks.  
    • Available to any Olathe School District current sixth or seventh grader.
    • Times vary by school. To see complete session information in TouchBase, click this link.
       

    High Schools

    • Dates vary slightly by school.  No sessions the week of July 3 - 9.
    • Available to any Olathe School District student currently in grades 8 - 12.  
    • Times vary by school. To see complete session information in TouchBase, click this link.

Tutor List

  • Families may contact their school counselor for a tutor list provided as a courtesy. The district tutor list represents names of Olathe Public Schools certified teachers and substitutes who have requested to be listed as a tutor. The district will also retain names of retired teachers and certified district staff who are currently on leave if they desire. This list is provided purely as a courtesy to parents and students. It is the responsibility of the parents and students to check references, qualifications, and arrange meeting times and fees. Fees are between the tutor and parent.