High School Summer Classes
Just 6 Weeks
You would be surprised at what you can achieve over the summer. What would normally take a whole year in a public school can be done in just six weeks of focused work, even if it’s an AP class.
Summer Classes Make Essential Difference for Success
Just twice per week, 3.5 hours each class. The difference with us is that we hone in on what is essential for your success and make sure you learn in your summer classes efficiently.
And best of all, these are credited high school classes which fulfill your UC a-g requirements. You are graded and given a transcript (by request) for the purposes of college applications.
Think of the possibilities you can attain: another year of progress in your math track, extra science courses you would otherwise never be able to fit into your schedule, AP courses to strengthen your Course of Study, or a second shot at a class you want to do better in. Our students have done all of these amazing things with the right summer plans. Isn’t it your turn to get the same results?
Frequently Answered Questions
How can I actually complete a summer class in six weeks?
This is something we achieve every summer at LCP. You can, too!
Our students frequently succeed in learning the needed content during the summer because they are highly focused on a narrower set of subjects, in contrast with their workload in the school year. Of course, students will need strong study skills and devoted work time to effectively thrive in our summer sessions. We also hold academic clinics on Fridays or Saturdays during the summer session to give more face time with teachers for help.
Our data shows that our summer students perform just as well as they would if they took a class with us in the school year, with individual students reporting that they sometimes prefer working with us in the summer for specific subjects!
Will colleges accept the credits I get from Legend College Prep?
Yes. As a WASC accredited private high school offering UC approved coursework, colleges will accept our courses for GPA and credits.
Can I transfer my summer class credits to my high school?
That depends on your high school, although we rarely have any issues with credit transfers. If you are looking to use our classes to fulfill prerequisites or for credit recovery, then you should check in with your guidance counselor to see if your school has any procedures to follow.
Fortunately, if you are taking a class with us that does not usually act as a prerequisite (such as an AP course), there is little need to transfer your credits back to your high school. Simply report your classes take with us at LCP in your college applications, and let us know which schools you’ll need to send a transcript to.
How do I reach out for help during such an intensive session?
The earlier you speak up, the better we can serve you. Don’t be afraid to reach out for help! Although our teachers hold regular in-class assessments, we recommend that parents keep an eye on their child’s progress during the summer. We’re very proactive in addressing any gaps to ensure student success – but we’re not mind-readers. Engage with us, and you’ll be taken care of.
Our Friday academic clinics will also be very useful for summer students. We hold them from 9am to noon during the summer sessions, and it’s a great time to get individual help!
What if I have scheduling conflicts?
We expect each family to manage their schedules ahead of time. If you know of any schedule conflicts with other activities, please let your teacher know in a timely manner. Your child can be given study materials to keep up. Although we do our utmost to be flexible, there will be limits. If you believe your child will miss more than two sessions, we advise very careful consideration should you continue with enrollment. (Our past experience is that only high-achieving students can afford to miss more than two sessions.)
Make-up or additional sessions can be scheduled with additional fees.
If I am taking an AP class in the summer, how will I prepare for the exam?
We advise all students to do their own review intermittently throughout the school year. However, it requires very intentional effort because other priorities come about in the intervening months. For that reason, we hold review sessions during Fremont Union High School District’s Spring Break (around mid-April) and practice exams throughout March and April. Our teachers also provide review materials for your AP exam review to maximize students’ chances of success.
The encouraging thing is that most of our summer students are successful in their AP exams, so the time gap has never been a detriment to our student body.
What's the schedule like this summer?
I'm not really sure how to select a course. Is there any help for that?
We assist with course planning. Fill out an inquiry and we’ll be happy to set something up with you!