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9th - 12th Grade Summer School


JUNE 11TH - JULY 12TH, 2024

7:45AM - 1:00PM

*No School June 19th, July 4th, July 5th

First Semester

June 11 - June 25, 2024

Second Semester

June 26 - July 12, 2024


La Cañada High School, 4463 Oak Grove, La Canada, CA 91011

The La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation (LCFEF) offers a comprehensive, five-week summer school program in support of the La Cañada Unified School District, the community of La Cañada Flintridge and students in the surrounding communities. Enrollment is open to La Cañada Unified School District (LCUSD) and non-LCUSD high school students. 

The LCFEF Summer School provides opportunities for students to:

Work ahead to open time in the fall for an elective course

Strengthen skills in a particular area to make the workload during the regular school year more manageable

Remediate a course

LCFEF Summer School is committed to providing a high quality, rigorous, comprehensive curriculum that allows students to move seamlessly into the next sequential course.


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Non-LCUSD students are welcome; we do require approval of the course of choice by the home district prior to the start of summer school with the submission of a credit verification form.

Course Pace

An LCFEF Summer School course consists of one full year of academic learning presented over a five-week, five-hour per day session.

Classes move quickly and students are generally best served by taking classes in subject areas where they are academically strong. 

Students who are remediating a class will have an advantage in that they will be “reviewing” material already learned.

Because of the intensive nature of the coursework, students must expect to spend considerable out-of-class time doing homework in order to succeed. For that reason, no more than three (3) absences will be allowed; otherwise credit for a full-year class will not be earned. More detail about absences is provided in our policies under Attendance.



LCFEF Summer School curriculum is based upon La Cañada High School regular school year programs, uses the same textbook and materials, and utilizes a similar instructional time and homework load as LCHS.


The intimate size of the program permits daily observation of each and every class by summer school principals as well as regular feedback from principals to teachers and from teachers to parents.


Other Resources

LCFEF Summer School students have access to the La Cañada High School Information Resource Center (IRC), computer facilities and science labs. Daily food service is arranged through local restaurants and caterers at a reasonable cost to students.


Admission to summer school is by online application, and enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Placement in classes with multiple sections is assigned on a random basis.

  • Where are the dates for 7/8 Summer School?
    Summer School will operate from June 11 to June 25, 2024 for all 7/8 enrichment classes. There is no school on June 19th. Classes are held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on weekdays.
  • Where is 7/8 Summer School being held?
    Summer School is held in-person at La Cañada High School, 4463 Oak Grove Drive La Cañada, CA 91011.
  • Will 7/8 Summer School courses be held in person?
    Yes, all classes will be held in person on the La Cañada High School campus.
  • What are hours of 7/8 Summer School?
    All 7/8 classes are held 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. with no supervision provided outside of these hours. Classes meet Monday through Friday. Students will take two enrichment courses during their day.
  • How much does 7/8 Summer School cost?
    Tuition costs are determined by the cost of running this program including hiring qualified teachers, use of facilities, maintaining accreditation, and insurance. As these costs change for LCFEF Summer School, tuition costs change accordingly. See the course catalog for this year’s prices. Tuition costs increase after May 17 and June 1.
  • Is there a sibling discount?
    Yes. We provide a $30 discount if you register more than one student. The discount code will provided after you register your first student and it is applied during check out for the second child registered.
  • Who can enroll in LCFEF 7/8 Summer School?
    LCFEF 7/8 Summer School courses are open to all students entering 7th and 8th grades in fall. Any students enrolling that are not rising 7th or 8th graders must have counselor pre-approval.
  • How does a student register for 7/8 Summer School?
    Registration will be available in early February on this site. If classes fill up quickly, we encourage families to join the waitlist. If we have enough students on a waitlist, we may be able to offer more sections of the desired classes. Classes which do not meet the required minimum enrollment of 15 students will be canceled. Parents of the students enrolled in those classes will be notified by mid-May.
  • When can a student register for 7/8 Summer School?
    Registration opens in early February.
  • Why is there a materials fee for some classes?
    Some classes, such as cooking and ceramics, require the purchase of consumable materials.
  • When will my student receive a 7/8 Summer School class schedule?
    First day instructions including room and teacher assignments will be emailed the week before the start of classes.
  • What is the last day to register for 7/8 Summer School?
    The last day to register will be June 9, 2024. Courses are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Classes which meet full capacity will become waitlisted. We encourage families to complete the application process as soon as possible to ensure their child a spot. Additional fees will apply for all registrations received May 17th and after. If classes fill up quickly, we encourage families to join the waitlist. If we have enough students on a waitlist, we may be able to offer more sections of the desired classes.
  • What is the 7/8 Summer School refund policy?
    Tuition minus a $100 handling fee, will be returned for any reason, providing the request is made prior to 5:00 pm on May 17, 2024. Requests need to be made via email to The LCFEF Board of Directors will consider a 50% refund (minus the handling fee) for a verified death in the family, or a verified student illness or injury (doctor’s note required) which precludes a student from attending or continuing Summer School, providing the request is made prior to the first day of Summer School. NO REFUNDS FOR ANY REASON WILL BE GIVEN OR CONSIDERED OUTSIDE OF THIS POLICY.
  • Do you offer financial aid?
    Limited funds are available for financial aid. Requests for financial aid should be made directly to the LCFEF Summer School via email to Documentation verifying financial need will be required. Determination of eligibility will be at the sole discretion of the LCFEF Summer School committee. Financial aid requests must be submitted no later than May 1, 2024.
  • What is the attendance policy for 7/8 Summer School?
    Many of these courses are project-based and students will fall behind their peers impacting the overall class experience for themselves and those around them. There are no grades for enrichment courses, but teachers will communicate weekly with parents indicating student progress.
  • Does LCFEF 7/8 Summer School count for school credit?
    No. Our courses offered to 7th and 8th grade students are for enrichment only.
  • My question isn’t answered here. What do I do?
    For questions regarding Summer School registration and operations, or other general Summer School questions, please contact the LCFEF Summer School office via email at or call 818-952-8070.


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