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Racine Unified School District summer school enrollment is now open for the summer of 2022. Students who currently attend a Racine Unified School District school are welcome to sign up. Additionally, students who are not currently enrolled in RUSD are welcome to enroll. Registration is now open through May 31. Summer School is free to attend through RUSD.

RUSD’s Summer school will operate from Monday, June 20 until Thursday, July 28. There are no summer school classes held on Fridays. RUSD will not have summer school on Monday, July 4, and Tuesday, July 5.

Students who are in grades 4K through 8 may utilize summer school as a way to improve their skills, expand their knowledge and strengthen their problem-solving abilities. In addition to the general summer school program offered and the credit recovery program, RUSD is offering an Extended Learning summer program.

Students in high school (grades 9 through 12) may enroll in the summer program if they were unable to complete their course work during the school year. The summer program for high schoolers is credit-recovery based.  

Racine Unified School District Summer School Programs

4K – 8th Grade Summer School Registration

Want to enroll your student in summer school? If they are in grades 4K through 8th, complete the following steps.

  1. Make sure your student is enrolled in RUSD.
    • Not enrolled? Complete the enrollment process and then register for Summer School.
  2. Complete the RUSD Summer School Registration form.
  3. Does your student take medication during the school day? If so, complete the following medication form. If they do not require medication, ignore this form.
  4. Send the medication form to your student’s school nurse (current RUSD students) or to summer.school@rusd.org (external students).

4K – 8th Grade Summer School Sites

The following schools will serve as summer school sites for the summer of 2022:

  • Gifford School, 8332 Northwestern Ave., Racine, WI 53406
  • Mitchell School, 2701 Drexel Ave., Racine, WI 53403
  • Julian Thomas Elementary School, 930 Dr. Martin Luther King Dr., Racine, WI 53404
  • Gilmore Fine Arts, 2330 Northwestern Ave., Racine, WI 53404
  • Knapp Elementary School, 2701 17th St., Racine, WI 53405
  • Olympia Brown Elementary School, 2115 5 1/2 Mile Road, Racine, WI 53402
  • SC Johnson Elementary School, 2420 Kentucky St., Racine, WI 53405
  • Wadewitz Elementary School, 2700 Yout St., Racine, WI 53404

4K – 8th Grade Summer School Schedule

The following schedule pertains to 2022 RUSD Summer School for students in grades 4K through 8.

  • Session 1: 8:10 – 9:00 (50 minutes) (Breakfast included)
  • Session 2: 9:00 – 9:50 (50 minutes)
  • Session 3: 9:50 – 10:40 (50 minutes)
  • Session 4: 10:40 – 11:55 (75 minutes) (Lunch staggered during session 4)
  • Dismissal: 11:55

Extended Learning Program

Space is limited, but RUSD is hosting an Extended Learning Program for students in Kindergarten through 8th grade. 4K students are not eligible to participate in the after-school program.

If attending summer school, parents/guardians are able to register their child for this additional program when signing their child up for summer school.

“Students will be placed in small groups based by grade/age and participate in programming to excite and motivate them,” according to RUSD literature.

If attending the Extended Learning program, the student will need a separate and completed prescriber’s medication form for emergency medications only (inhaler, epi-pen). Please send the medication form to your student’s school nurse (current RUSD students) or to summer.school@rusd.org (external students).

For more information about Summer School Extended Learning, email extended.learning@rusd.org or call 262-664-6990.

2022 Extended Learning Sites

  • Gifford School, 8332 Northwestern Ave. (3/4/22 – Location is full. Names will be put on a waitlist.)
  • Gilmore Fine Arts, 2330 Northwestern Ave.
  • Julian Thomas Elementary, 930 Dr. Martin Luther King Dr.
  • Knapp Elementary, 2701 17th St.
  • Mitchell School, 2701 Drexel Ave.
  • Olympia Brown Elementary, 2115 5 1/2 Mile Rd.
  • SC Johnson Elementary, 2420 Kentucky St.
  • Wadewitz Elementary, 2700 Yout St.

Extended Learning Schedule

The Extended Learning Program is offered Monday through Thursday from 11:55 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The program is offered after the regular daytime summer school schedule, June 20 through July 28.

High School Summer School Registration

Want to enroll your high school student in summer school? If they are in grades 9 through 12, complete the following steps to enroll them in this credit recovery-based program.

According to Racine Unified School District, “high School Summer School credit recovery coursework will be in-person for all students working to retake coursework previously failed or not completed.”

Here’s how to get signed up:

  1. Make sure your student is enrolled in RUSD.
    • Not enrolled? Complete the enrollment process and then register for Summer School.
  2. Complete the High School Summer School Registration Form.
  3. Once the steps above are completed, a Racine Unifed School District counselor will work to schedule the student into the appropriate course(s) needed. Communication between the school and family/student will be directed via email about scheduled courses, technology, and enrollment (if needed).
  4. View the RUSD High School Catalog.

All RUSD Summer School coursework must be completed by Thursday, July 28. If the coursework fails to be completed the student will need to start the coursework over.

High School Summer School Schedule  

  • Breakfast: 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
  • Session 1: 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • Passing Time: 10 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.
  • Session 2: 10:05 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.
  • Lunch: 11:35 a.m.

High School Summer School Sites

High school students who attend RUSD should attend the following schools for summer school:

  • Horlick HS students will register and attend Horlick High School
  • Park HS students will register and attend Park High School
  • Case HS students will register and attend Park High School
  • Racine Alternative Learning students will register and attend Turning Point Academy

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