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Summer Classes: 6th - 9th Grade Students

ATS offers traditional academic subjects as well as classes in areas which are generally not available in regular schools.

The schedule for 6th - 9th graders is similar to a college schedule with classes meeting two or three days a week for 2 to 3 hours each class day. One-, three-, and five-week sessions are available between mid-June and early August.

2014 Summer Session Dates: 6-9 Program
Session A 3 weeks June 16 to July 3
Session B 5 weeks June 23 to July 25
Session C 3 weeks July 7 to July 25
Session D 1 week July 28 to August 1


No classes will be held on July 4.

Classes planned for Summer 2014 include:

  • Acting 101
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Beyond Basic Web Design
  • Cartooning: Anime & Manga
  • Debate
  • Decoding Vocabulary
  • Engineering Design
  • Exploring Shakespeare
  • Fast-Paced Math (Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry)
  • Financing Your Future
  • Foundations of Game Programming
  • Introduction to 3D Animation
  • Introduction to TV Broadcasting
  • Latin
  • Mock Trial
  • Spanish
  • Studio Art
  • Study Skills for Success
  • Web Design and the Internet

See the Catalog/Literature page for more classes.

Cost Overview
ATS is a nonprofit, self-supporting program which receives no federal or state funding. For Summer 2014, course fees range from $149 to $439 depending upon the length of the course. Financial aid is available for summer classes.

ATS provides supervision during class time only. ATS staff do not escort students to and from class. Students are expected to be responsible, independent individuals and find their own way to class and around campus. If students are not ready for this level of independence, they should wait an additional summer before applying to ATS classes.


Student in class

Getting Involved in the
6-9 Program

  1. Be a current 6th - 9th grader (as of January 1)
  2. Take the Qualifying Exam: Advanced Level
  3. Use your test scores to determine which classes best match your abilities

6/9 Catalog cover Summer 2014 (9.9 MB)