Policies and Procedures

  • Online Summer School Attendance

    Students are expected to log in to Edgenuity and work each day. Students will be expected to check-in with their assigned teacher on a weekly basis, and coursework can be completed anywhere there is a wireless connection.

    Due to the high demand for online summer school, students whose Edgenuity accounts are inactive for 72 hours or more will be withdrawn and will need to complete their coursework at a later date and time.

    A student may take up to TWO (2) online courses; however, they may not begin a new course until after they’ve completed their current course, and they may not begin a new course after week 4 of summer school.

    In-Person Summer School Attendance

    Students are expected to attend the entirety of summer school each day. Due to the intense concentration of the summer school curriculum, students who are absent for more than TWO (2) days will be withdrawn and will need to complete their coursework at a later date and time.

    Tardiness

    Students are expected to be on time to class each day. Students who are tardy will be required to obtain an “admit” pass from the dean or the summer school administrative assistant. Tardiness can also lead to dismissal from summer school, so it is important to arrive at school on time as well as return from each break promptly.

    Definitions

    Full day absence: Any absence in excess of two hours in a given day. 

    1/2 day absence: Arriving to class between 15 minutes to 2 hours late, either at the beginning of the day or returning for any class break. Leaving class between 15 minutes to 2 hours early.

    Tardy to class: Arriving to class up to 15 minutes late, either at the beginning of the day or returning from any class break. Students accumulating THREE (3) tardies in a session will receive a 1/2 day absence. 

    To report a student absence, please call: 847-718-4801. Student absences must be reported the day the student misses class.

    In the event of inclement weather, students may be required to attend a make up day.

    Driver Education Summer School Attendance

    Due to state law regarding required classroom and driving times, daily attendance in Driver's Education is mandatory. There will be no exemptions to this rule, and students will be dropped from the class if they are absent.

    Final Exams

    Final exams may be given on the last day of the summer school session. Students are expected to be in class on the last day of the session. Students may not take their final exams early.

    Closed Campus

    During summer school, the summer school site is a closed campus. Students are not to leave campus or be in the parking lot for any reason. Students may not leave campus or go to their cars during class breaks. 

    Failure to adhere to closed campus rules may result in dismissal from summer school without a refund of tuition.     

    Academic Integrity

    Cheating, plagiarism, stealing another student’s assignment, book or notes, are serious breaches of District 214’s standards of academic integrity. Academic dishonesty may result in disciplinary action, including dismissal from summer school without a refund.  

    Dropping a Course During Summer School 

    Students who drop or are dropped from a summer school course anytime during the 1st week will have the course expunged from their academic record. 

    Students who drop the course or are dropped from a summer school course anytime during the 2nd week will receive a “W” (withdrawn) as a final semester grade. 

    Students who drop or are dropped from a summer school course during the 3rd week will receive a “WF” (withdrawn failing) as the final semester grade.

    Guidelines for Repeating a Course 

    Repeating a Failed Course

    If a student repeats and passes a previously failed course, the failing grade (“F” or “WF”) will be replaced by “RE” (repeat) on the student’s permanent record; the course title, new grade, and teacher of record will be recorded in the term that the course is repeated and passed; the student will receive the appropriate credit and grade points. If the student repeats the same course several times, all previous grades will be changed to “RE” when the student successfully passes the course. 

    The following guidelines apply to repeating a failed course:

    Repeating the same course (number and title) can only be completed without administrative permission through summer school, young adult program, alternative school or in credit recovery. The administration can give permission for students to repeat a class during the regular school day. 

    If a student repeats a failed course with a course that has a different number, title, description, and/or level, they must complete a “Request to Repeat a Course” form. The student must work with their counselor to complete and submit it, before enrolling in the course, to the assistant/associate principal for student services who will initiate the review and instruction. No grade will be changed unless an approved form is on file with the student’s counselor and the registrar.

    Repeating a Passed Course for a Higher Grade

    If a student repeats a course (same or alternative) for which they have already earned a passing grade and credit, the highest grade earned in that course and the teacher giving it are recorded in the term earned and the lower grade(s) is changed to “RE” (repeat). 

    The following additional guidelines apply to repeating previously passed courses: 

    The student must work with their counselor to complete the “Request to Repeat a Course” form and submit it, before enrolling in the course, to the assistant / associate principal for student services who will initiate the review and approval process. Repeating a passed course for a higher grade requires the final approval of the associate principal for instruction. No grade will be changed unless an approved form is on file with the student’s counselor and the registrar.