Summer Bridge Courses are designed for students who would like to move from on level or pre-ap math and science courses to accelerated courses in middle school. This summer courses will be face-to-face.  

Registration and Course Fees: $300 per course (no additional registration fee)
Scholarships are available for families facing financial hardships.

Register online through the Secondary Summer School Program system
Please call Robin Robbins at the Secondary Summer School office 817-251-5702.  


The Summer Bridge Math and Science Acceleration or Enrichment Program is designed to support current students in On-Level, Pre-AP or Accelerated Math or Science for success in Accelerated 7th or Accelerated 8th grade Math and/or Science. The courses include:

Math for 7th Grade (current 6th to 7th grade transition)

Algebra 1 Readiness (current 7th to 8th grade transition)

Science for 7th Grade  (Science for the 6th to 7th transition)

Biology Readiness (Science for the 7th to 8th transition)


The courses are designed to strengthen math and science knowledge and thinking skills. The courses run concurrently with GCISD summer school courses and are taught by GCISD math and science teachers using an engaging and interactive curriculum. Students are expected to attend all four weeks of the program.  Attendance will be taken daily and Summer Programs discipline policies apply. While it is not possible for each course to fully cover the breadth of material learned in the Accelerated classroom, the bridge courses are designed to support students in making the transition into Accelerated. Parents are encouraged to contact their campus counselor for more information on making registration decisions. 


When: June 2-24, 2021

Monday - Friday 

6th → 7th Math (Math for 7th Grade): 7:30 a.m.  – 11:20 a.m.

7th → 8th Math (Algebra Readiness): 7:30 a.m.  – 11:20 a.m.

6th → 7th Science: 12:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. 7th → 8th Science: 12:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.  

Where:   Grapevine High School, 3223 Mustang Dr., Grapevine, TX 76051

 

Breakfast and lunch will be available for students who would like to partake at no additional cost.


Due to the amount of content covered in a short period of time, make-up work will not be allowed except for absences due to unforeseen illness.  Final exams will be administered on the last day of the course.   


Summer Bridge: Math for 7th Grade

For students who took Pre-AP or on-level grade 6 mathematics and desire to enroll in 7th Accelerated Math for the 2021-2022 school year


  • An acceleration or enrichment program to prepare and support students for enrollment and success in 7th grade math (including Accelerated)

    • Students from On-Level, PAP, and Accelerated Math are all eligible for this course

  • A highly engaging, collaborative, fun program designed to develop a deep understanding of math concepts

  • 7th grade content focus areas: rational numbers, rates, ratios, percents, proportions, similarity, equations, inequalities, measurement, and statistics

  • Future goal of enrollment in 8th grade Algebra 1 after 7th grade Accelerated Math

  • 7th grade Accelerated Readiness Exam administered at the end of the bridge program for parent registration consideration

Summer Bridge:  Science for 7th Grade 

 

For students who took Pre-AP or on-level grade 6 science and desire to enroll in Accelerated 7th Science for the 2021-2022 school year

  • Participate in hands-on, inquiry-based lessons that will allow them to investigate life science, earth science and physical science 

  • Be exposed to interactive and activity-based curriculum

  • Learn note-taking, discussion and note booking strategies in this problem-based learning environment

  • 7th grade Accelerated Readiness Exam administered at the end of the bridge program for parent registration consideration


Summer Bridge: Algebra Readiness

For students who took Pre-AP or on-level grade 7 mathematics and desire to enroll in Algebra 1 in grade 8 for the 2021-2022 school year

  • An acceleration or enrichment program to prepare and support students for enrollment and success in 8th grade math (including Accelerated)

    • Students from On-Level, PAP, and Accelerated Math are all eligible for this course

  • A highly engaging, collaborative, fun program designed to develop a deep understanding of math concepts

  • 8th grade content focus areas: equations, inequalities, similarity, dilation, and algebraic concepts including linear equations, proportional and nonproportional relationships, slope and scatter plots

  • 8th grade Algebra 1 Readiness Exam administered at the end of the bridge program for parent registration consideration


Summer Bridge:  Biology Readiness

For students who took Pre-AP or on-level grade 7 science and desire to enroll in Biology in grade 8 for the 2021-2022 school year

  • Experience a course that will expose them to key concepts to facilitate their entry into these advanced courses

  • Participate in hands-on, inquiry-based lessons that will allow them to investigate life science, earth science and physical science 

  • Be exposed to interactive and activity-based 

  • Learn note-taking, discussion and note booking strategies in this problem-based learning environment

  • 8th grade Biology Readiness Exam administered at the end of the bridge program for parent registration consideration