The dates for the 2013 Summer Program are June 17 through July 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. daily. The five-week Summer Program is designed for students in grades 1-8. Daily instruction is provided in the areas of reading, written language, and math in a 4:1 student teacher ratio. Students who attend the Summer Program may enroll in the regular school year program or may choose to attend the five week session only.
The program provides an opportunity for students to improve their skills as well as to help prevent the regression in performance that occurs during the summer without daily practice. Admission criteria are the same as the regular academic year program: diagnosis of a learning disability or attention deficit disorder.
"My son started the program feeling very angry and upset that he had to go to summer school. By day 3, he suggested that he would like to return next year! He told me that he could really learn at HillSprings compared to his elementary school - despite all the small group instruction he had there. His teacher was great, your approach worked well for him, and he felt successful." Parent of a 6th grader