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2015 Summer Education Academy information

What is Summer Education Academy?


Tempe Union High School District’s Summer Education Academy, aimed at helping students in the District recover and/or gain credits toward graduation while engaging students during the summer months and preparing them for academic excellence during the traditional school year.

The Summer Education Academy is open to any incoming ninth grade (freshman) through twelfth grade (senior) student. Students may take one class per Summer Education Academy session and earn 1/2 credit for the class. In general, courses offered during the 1st session are equivalent to the first semester of the school year, and courses offered the 2nd session are equivalent to the second semester of the regular school year.


Campus-Based Courses and MDLP

Registration will close at the sites on May 15, 2015.

1st Session Registration: Monday, March 2nd through May 15th.

Registration for first session will open on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at the Mountain Pointe High School auditorium, from 7 am-noon.

School office hours will be 7 am to 1 pm daily. 

2nd Session Registration: Monday, March 2nd through June 12th.

Registration forms are available in the Guidance Department at all schools no later than 2-19-2015. All Registration forms must be completed and signed by parent/guardian and counselor. Classes are filled on first-come, first-served basis and determined by the order registration forms are submitted.

  • Step 1: Complete Registration Form (If taking MDLP classes, a TUHSD-Online Education (MDLP) Guidelines/Statement of Awareness form must also be completed and signed).
  • Step 2: Obtain guidance counselor signature.
  • Step 3: Make payment at the bookstore.


Session Dates:

Session I

Wednesday, May 27th – Friday, June 12th 

Session II

Monday, June 15th – Wednesday, July 1st             

Classes are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.

Note: Class on June 12th and July 1st are from 7:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.
Summer Education Academy Closure Dates are July 6th through July 17th.

Summer Education Academy's campus-based sessions for 2015 will be located at Mountain Pointe High School located 4201 E. Knox Road, Phoenix, AZ  85044.

Summer Education Academy 2015 Calendar 

Summer Education Academy 2015 Brochure - Registration Information and Course Offerings

Summer Education One Page Listing of Course Offerings

Summer Education Academy Student Handbook 2015

Summer Education Academy Bus Schedule 2015 

Summer Education Academy Leadership

Susan Edwards, Director
Ms. Suzanne Pachuta, Principal
Ms. Tomika Bethea, Assistant Principal
Ms. Bridget Wesloski, Assistant Principal
Danielle Copeland-Burke, Administrative Assistant


Tuition: $175 per session (½ credit class)
Reduced Lunch Tuition: $120.00 per session
Free Lunch Tuition: $60.00 per session

All tuition must be paid at time of registration. Payments can be made by check (payable to TUHSD SEA), money order, credit card or debit card.  There is a $25 fee for any students not currently enrolled in a Tempe Union High School. Financial assistance is available for students who qualify.  Please see your home school administrator for information on assistance offered through various programs.

Additional Information

Incoming Freshmen are only available to sign up for –
Algebra 1-2, Art & Design, Chem-Physics Foundations, Computer Applications,
Freshman English, Geometry, Physical Education 1-2, Spanish 1-2 and Spanish 3-4.

A student may only be absent TWO days per session. There are NO excused absences in Summer Education Academy.

Final exams will NOT be administered early by any teacher.

Graduation will be held Wednesday, July 1st.

Additional information will be forthcoming.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 May 2015 16:15
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