Summer School

Summer FAQs

Summer School FAQs

What are the summer school hours?
Both campuses open at 8:30 a.m. and begin classes at 9:00 a.m.  TLC dismisses at 2:30 p.m. while LCP dismisses at 2:45 p.m.  Extended Care begins promptly at 3:15 p.m.  Both campuses close at 5:00 p.m.
Is there after-school care?
Yes, we offer daily Extended Care from 3:15 – 5:00 p.m. for an additional charge.  Click here for more information.
Is lunch and snack available at summer school?
We are not offering a hot lunch program this summer; therefore, students should bring a snack, lunch and water bottle.  Click here for more information.
Is there a dress code for summer school?
No, but we do ask students to dress neatly and comfortably in a fashion that respects the business of education. Click here to see the Casual Dress Code for summer.
Will my child have time to play throughout the day?
Students in TK through second grade will have a thirty-minute snack and recess in the morning and a 45-minute lunch and recess in the afternoon.  Students are also pulled each day for a PE period.
Students in 3rd through 8th will have a twenty-minute snack and recess in the morning and a 45-minute lunch and recess in the afternoon.
What is the curriculum during summer school?
Summer school focuses primarily on mathematics and language arts.  Students are assessed during the first days of the session using grade-level work that the student should have already covered.  If any gaps are discovered, they will be addressed, otherwise, new material will be presented.
Will homework be assigned during summer school?
No. Homework is not assigned during summer school.
What should my child bring to school?
Your child should bring a lunch box with a snack and lunch, and a water bottle.  Water filling stations are located on both campuses.
Will I be able to speak with my child’s teacher?
Yes. Your child’s teachers are available for quick check-ins before and after school.
How can I track my child’s progress during summer school?
All of your child’s completed work will be sent home periodically.  You will also receive a progress report and the conclusion of your child’s session.

The Learning Castle & La Canada Preparatory

4490 Cornishon Ave., La Canada, CA 91011