Middle School Summer Learning Options

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.

Level Up Your Learning

  • Level Up Your Learning is a website for students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade to engage in key learning skills through games, activities, and lessons. Students may follow reading and math activities based on recommendations from their teachers, or choose their own learning adventure based on their interests (art, music, physical education, science, social studies or reading).
    Click here to visit the Level Up site and begin exploring!

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 30 - July 27, 2023. 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 contact Migrant Specialist, Nick Jahner, at njahneron@olatheschools.org or (913) 780-7196.

The Spot

  • The Spot will be open this summer at the Johnson County Youth and Family Services Center, 920 W. Spruce St. in Olathe on the following dates and times:

    • Wednesday June 14 and Thursday June 15, from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    • Wednesday June 21 and Thursday June 22, from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    • Wednesday June 28 and Thursday June 29 from 12 p.m. - 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 contact Student Support Specialist, Jean Cantero, at jrcanterosegura@olatheschools.org or (913) 780-7199.

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.