Register Now at SPEF Summer School

Each year, more than 2,000 students count on South Pasadena Educational Foundation’s Summer School program to brush up on basics, jump ahead on critical academic topics, expand their skills and ignite their imaginations. SPEF offers proficiency and enrichment classes to students of all ages – from incoming kindergartners to high school seniors. This is SPEF’s most significant initiative, and it would not be possible without hundreds of hours of volunteer support.

SPEF Summer School & Summer Camps welcomes students from all over. “We are open to anyone that would like to join us.”

For answers regarding common Summer School questions or any forms needed, please refer to the FAQ and Forms sections HERE.

Elementary (K-4) & Intermediate (5-8) Summer School

Incoming K-8 grade students can explore their interests in a fun, relaxed, project-based summer learning environment. Our course options include English, math, foreign language, experimental science, robotics, coding, music, dance, theater, art, sewing, science, martial arts, tennis, yoga, animation, film-making, martial arts, proficiency, and more!

High School Summer School

Incoming 9-12 grade students can explore their interests and gain advanced credits in classes or recover a grade for high school graduation and college admissions. SPEF High School course options include:

History, Biology, Economics, Health, Psychology, Civics, Driver’s education, and Graphic design, as well as Transition Math classes, High School Recovery Math, English, Biology, History, and other classes, are available through an online curriculum. Prep Courses include Math I, II,& II, Prep for Biology & Pre-AP Chemistry.

This year, SPUSD will cover the cost of Credit Recovery classes for SPUSD students. If you have questions regarding the classes your student needs for recovery please contact their school counselor for these classes.

SPEF Summer High School is an independently operated Summer Program accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Per the SPEF board and SPUSD board-approved agreement, SPEF Summer courses use the South Pasadena High School (SPHS) facility and standards-aligned curriculum. Summer School is optional. Students do not need to take Summer School to graduate. If you have questions about your scheduling, please see your counselor.


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