Summer School 2023

Below is information currently available for Boise School District's 2023 Summer School program. Further information will be provided once available.


KindergartenAnimal ABC Adventure Camp! Horizon, Taft, Whitney and Whittier  
June 26- July 21 9:00-12:45 (No school June 30th, July 3rd, & 4th)

Our Jump start program is designed to foster a love of learning be engaging and fun, inspiring a lifelong love of learning in young children. We provide incoming Kindergarten students with the opportunity to gain important literacy, math, and social skills that will help them thrive in a formal school setting. We strive provide a supportive and nurturing environment to help children build self-confidence, independence and resilience.

This program is for Incoming students registered for Kindergarten in the Boise School District. Students qualify based on the screener given at Kindergarten Registration on March 3rd.


Elementary Summer School Program at Horizon, Taft, Whitney and Whittier

June 19 - July 21 

(No school June 30th, July 3rd, & 4th)

Our Elementary Summer School program offers students the opportunity to continue learning and developing key skills during the summer months, preventing potential learning loss, and providing support for academic progress. Additionally, these programs can also offer enriching experiences and exposure to new activities, promoting creativity and engagement, and fostering a love of learning.

The Elementary Summer School program is designed for qualifying students for each grade level K-6. Students must be currently enrolled in Boise Public Schools before May 20, 2023. Furthermore, they must meet specific criteria based on their spring assessments and school team recommendation.

Traditional Secondary Summer Program at Borah High School

Secondary Summer School - Semester 1 (19 days) June 5-29

Secondary Summer School - Semester 2 (18 days) July 5-28


The Traditional Secondary Summer School offers a variety of classes for students entering grades 7-12. This program has two 4-week long semesters and students can take up to two classes each semester. All classes will be offered online and teachers will have in person office hours at Borah High school (day and time to be determined) to support students with online learning. Transportation is not provided. Out of district applicants must contact the Summer School Principal (contact information will be provided at a later date).


Alternative High School Summer Program at
West Junior High School

Secondary Summer School - Semester 1 (19 days) June 5-29

Secondary Summer School - Semester 2 (18 days) July 5-28


This summer program is for students in grades 9-12. Classes may be taken for credit recovery or course advancement. The Summer Alternative High School classes are supported by Boise School District teachers who will use the Boise School District curriculum. Students will access learning while attending in-person classes five days per week. Courses will be offered to support the instructional needs of eligible at-risk youth including courses for English, Mathematics, History, Health, PE, Economics, Speech and Critical Literacy.

Students enrolled in this program must meet the “At- Risk” State qualifications. Out of district applicants please contact the Summer School Principals.


Alternative Junior High School Summer School at Frank Church High School

June 5-July 14 (No school June 30th, July 3rd & July 4th)


Boise School District will offer a Junior High Alternative Summer Program, ‘Pathways to Promotion' for eligible at-risk students in 7th through 8th grades.  This summer program will offer students an opportunity to develop and strengthen their math and language usage skills. There is no tuition cost for the program. This program will support students who qualify as at-risk, as well as for English Language Learning students. Non-Boise School District students are not able to attend the Boise School District's Alternative Junior High Summer Program.

**ESY PK-12 follows elementary schedule