Welcome to DePaul College Prep’s Summer Courses Program. Like our academic and athletic programs during the school year, our inaugural summer program will enrich and excite students in a variety of courses and activities. As always, we pride ourselves on providing a challenging Catholic college prep education for young women and men and Summer, 2021 will be no exception.
As you will see in this course catalogue, we are offering a limited number of courses this summer. With opening the additional wing (formerly Chamberlain School of Nursing) of DePaul College Prep, and continuing to navigate the challenges of COVID-19, our plan is to start with a core set of courses and develop a subsequent larger program in future years.
The courses slated for this summer may serve three purposes:
- Provide students an opportunity to accelerate in their math curriculum to ensure that they are eligible to take Calculus or AP Calculus during their senior year;
- Provide IB students an opportunity to take Physics;
- Provide students with an opportunity to take a required course over the summer which would free up a period during the academic year for an elective.
Opportunities to accelerate or enrich one’s course of study will not only enrich learning, but it may help a student to build a stronger transcript and application for college. We encourage students to discuss these options and their four-year course plan with their counselors and with their parents or guardians.
Information and registration links may be found below. All programming will be filled on a first come, first served basis, and DePaul Prep reserves the right to cancel a course if minimum enrollment is not achieved. Students and parents will receive immediate confirmation that their summer school registration and payment were received at the time of registration. However, a final confirmation of courses and placement will occur via email by March 15, 2021. All summer school classes for credit will meet for 6 weeks, June 21 through July 30, 2021. The hours of school will be 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and will meet Monday through Friday. Students will have a 30 minute lunch break during the day. A staggered lunch schedule will be utilized in order to maintain proper social distancing in the dining hall.
|January 25, 2021||Online Registration Opens|
|February 8, 2021||Financial Aid Application Closes
(application for the 2021-2022 school year will be used for summer school)
|February 26, 2021||Online Registration Closes|
|June 15, 2021||Summer Courses Balance Due|
|June 21, 2021||First Day of Summer Courses|
|July 2-5, 2021||No Classes in observance of Independence Day Weekend|
|July 30, 2021||Last Day of Summer Courses|
Check out our 2021 summer enrichment and athletic camps!
Summer Session Schedule
June 21 - July 30, 2021* (no class July 2-5)
Monday thru Friday
8 AM - 1 PM
Ms. Maria Hill
Courses for Rising Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors (Classes of '22 - '24)
Students may only register for one summer course.
|Geometry (H)||Rising sophomores||1.0||REGISTER|
|Algebra II/Trig||Rising Juniors||1.0||REGISTER|
|Algebra II/Trig (H)||Rising Juniors||1.0||REGISTER|
ELECTIVE - COLLEGE PLANNING
College RAMp Up
Rising seniors can get ahead of the college search process by joining the DePaul Prep College Counseling Team in a series of workshops designed to make the Summer and Fall more manageable. Students will explore Naviance, discuss financing college, plan for essays and college visits, develop a summer action plan, and hear from college Admissions Reps.
|Elective workshop, not for academic credit||REGISTER|
Academic Integrity Policy
DePaul College Prep expects all students to submit work that is entirely a result of their own effort and to pursue academic achievement with integrity. Examples of these violations include cheating, plagiarism, and obtaining and providing an unfair advantage. All instances of academic integrity at DePaul College Prep are tracked by teachers and the Dean’s Office. Violations may result in the removal from the summer school course. Removal from a course will result in zero credit and the course tuition is non-refundable.
Attendance is essential and required each day in order to successfully complete a course and receive credit. A student missing one day of a credit course is equivalent to a one week absence during the academic year. Vacation, summer employment, or team practices cannot excuse a student from a credit course. If a student accumulates more than a day’s absence, the student will be dropped from the course and the tuition will not be refunded.
A $300 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of registration for the credit courses. The $300 deposit will be applied to summer course tuition and families will be billed the balance through their FACTS account. Families will have the option to pay in full at the time of registration. The registration, deposit, or full payment will be made online.
|1.0 Credit Courses||$1,200|
|0.5 Credit Courses||$600|
All high school academic courses are credit courses and will be worth 1.0 credit hours. American Government, Economics, PE 2, and Health are each 0.5 credit.
Students’ clothing must be neat, clean, and appropriate for school. School uniform shorts (golf or Bermuda style) are permitted and polo style shirts or t-shirts are permitted. Jeans, jean shorts, or crop tops are not permitted.
A final exam will be administered on the final day of the class. All students must be present for the final exam. The final exam will be worth 10-15% of the final grade.
All high school academic courses are subject to the DePaul College Prep grading scale. The initial grading system is numerical which then equates to a letter grade:
|A = 95-100||B+ = 87-89||C+ = 77-79||D+ = 67-69|
|A- = 90-94||B = 84-86||C = 74-76||D = 64-66|
|B- = 80-83||C- = 70-73||D- = 60-63|
|F = 0-59|
Students are advised to refer to the Student Handbook and Schoology for a detailed description of the DePaul College Prep grading system, the explanation of failing grades, and cause for the dismissal of a student for academic reasons.
Grade Point Averages
Grade point averages are weighted according to the degree of course difficulty. College Prep classes are weighted as follows: A = 4, B = 3, C = 2, and D = 1. A plus (+) adds 0.33 points (except for the grade of A) and a minus (-) subtracts 0.33 points (E.g. A grade of C+ earns 2.33 grade points and a grade of C- earns 1.67 grade points). DePaul College Prep does not include A+ in its grading system. In addition, for a grade of “C” or higher, Honors classes receive an additional 0.5 weighting and Advanced Placement/IB classes receive an additional 1.0 weighting.
DePaul College Prep is located at 3300 N Campbell Ave, Chicago, IL 60618. All classes will be held in-person on the DePaul Prep campus at the Mary A. Dempsey Academic Center.
Technology/Cell Phone Policy
The Technology Acceptable Use Policy and Guidelines along with the Cell Phone Use Policy outlined in the DePaul College Prep Parent-Student Handbook are applicable during all summer school school courses.
No transportation will be available for summer school courses.