Summer Learning 2024

A comprehensive menu of engaging summer learning opportunities for students in the upcoming summer months.

Summer Learning Programs 2024

Summer Learning Models

Students are offered programs and services via the summer learning models below.

Official Summer School

  • ​Offered at school sites and Hawai‘i Online Courses (HOC).
  • For enrichment, remediation, and credit advancement or recovery.
  • Funded for Department's public school students through the federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER).

School Learning Hub

  • Designed at the school or complex area based on needs.
  • For remediation or credit recovery, intervention, enrichment, and transition programs.
  • Funded through ESSER, Title I, Title III, Special Education, GEAR UP, Weighted Student Formula, General Funds, Grants, Partnerships.​

Kindergarten Summer Start

  • ​​The Summer Start Kindergarten Transition Program is a unique Summer Learning Hub which provides a free, summer classroom experience. 
  • Hosted at your child’s anticipated elementary school for incoming kindergarten students with little or no preschool experience. 
  • The program focuses on student behaviors and school routines to increase students’ confidence and foster a sense of independence.

​Specialized Student Support

  • ​​Includes Extended School Year (ESY), English Learner Extended Learning Opportunities, Special Support Programs, and Alternative Learning Program Support and Services (ALPSS).
  • Funded through ESSER, Title III, Special Education.

Accelerated Learning

  • ​Designed to advance learning in targeted subjects.
  • For a targeted student population.
  • Funded through ESSER, Title I, Title III, Special Education, GEAR UP, Weighted Student Formula, Grants, Partnerships.

College, Career and Community Learning

  • Work-based learning opportunities and transition college and career counseling and advising.
  • Designed for high school students preparing for careers and post-secondary education or training.


​Other Summer Learning opportunities:


2023 Summer Learning Final Report

The Hawai‘i State Department of Education (HIDOE) provided a comprehensive menu of engaging summer learning opportunities. Students are offered programs and services via five summer learning models to appeal to and reach as many children as possible: Official Summer School, School Learning Hub, Specialized Student Support, Accelerated Learning, and College, Career and Community Learning.

This Final Report is a summary of all HIDOE summer programs and services across the state. This report includes: student outcomes and participation, services provided to students and families, college and career experiences, as well as other operational support data.




Contact Information

Summer Learning

Phone: (808) 784-6473

Email: OCID-summerlearning@k12.hi.us

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