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Summer High School

Co-Ed, grades 9-12—multi-week summer school classes

For late registration for high school level academic classes, please contact us for availability via email at summerschool@jesuithighschool.org

Jesuit Sacramento is offering in-person summer school courses on our campus. Courses will offer high school students the opportunity to take credit courses (where the grade is listed on the student’s transcript) and enrichment courses.

All courses meet Monday through Friday (excluding June 19th and July 3rd and 4th for observed holidays.) Please pay close attention to the start dates for each class.

High school level courses are offered in academic subjects for female and male students entering grades 9-12.

Pre-requisites, attendance

All courses meet the same standards and cover the same material as the regular school year courses. Credit courses meet U.C. “a-g” requirements.

You are strongly advised to review any course pre-requisites and consult with your child’s academic counselor to ensure that your student is ready and qualified to take the course that you have requested. It is also your sole responsibility to be sure that your child’s school will accept credit for this course. Daily attendance in class for credit classes is mandatory. Our attendance policy allows for 1 absence during each semester (1 absence between 6/13/23 and 6/30/23 and 1`absence between 7/5/23 and 7/21/23.) If a student misses more than 1 day of class per semester, credit cannot be granted for the course.

Incoming Freshmen

Incoming Freshmen are only allowed to take credit courses after a careful review of the individual candidate’s academic performance, recommendations and test scores. Please contact Matthew Ramos, Director of Admissions at matthew.ramos@jesuithighschool.org for information.

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You’ll receive an email confirming your student’s placement in class during the first week in May and that message will contain the required textbook listing. Students will be expected to have the required textbook in their possession on the first day of class.

Math

Algebra I

June 13 – July 21: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

(Online orientation June 12th: 6:00 p.m.)

This class has been canceled due to low enrollment.

Algebra 1 is the first course in the Common Core Traditional Pathway for High School Mathematics. This comprehensive in-person course emphasizes equation-solving procedures, understanding and graphing functions, and problem-solving strategies. Major topics include equations, inequalities, systems, linear and quadratic functions, exponents, polynomials and factoring, and data analysis and probability. This course is recommended for students who have strong fundamental math skills and a desire to accelerate in mathematics.

Format: In-Person

Cost: $750 plus $50 registration fee
Credits: 10

Algebra I Review

UPDATED (4/27/23): June 13 – June 29: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Online orientation June 12th: 6:00 p.m.)

OR

July 5 – July 20: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Online orientation TBD)

Please see the full description under Non-credit classes.

Algebra II

June 13 – July 21: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

(Online orientation June 12th: 6:00 p.m.)

Algebra 2 is the third course in the Common Core Traditional Pathway. Major topics include functions and how to build them, modeling with linear, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic, radical and rational functions, basic trigonometry, series and sequences, and statistics and probability.

Jesuit Students: This course is designed to remediate and
cannot be taken by Jesuit students for advancement to
Precalculus. Jesuit students must obtain prior department
approval.
Non-Jesuit students: Completion of Algebra I and Geometry OR Integrated Math 1 and 2. Please be sure to consult with the Academic Counselors at your school to be sure that this course is a good fit for you and that they will accept our credits.

Format: In-Person

Cost: $750 plus $50 registration fee
Credits: 10

Geometry

June 13 – July 21: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

(Online orientation June 12th: 6:00 p.m.)

Geometry is the second course in the Common Core Traditional Pathway. As a comprehensive course in Euclidean plane and solid geometry, the class examines the elemental geometric figures: line, angle, triangle, polygon and circle. Additional topics include geometric proofs, properties of parallel and perpendicular lines, congruence, area and volume, similarity, basic trigonometry, constructions, and transformations.

Pre-requisite:
Jesuit students: Sophomore standing in the Fall. Jesuit students must obtain prior department approval.
Non-Jesuit students: Successful completion of Algebra I OR Integrated Math 1 with a grade of A- or better. Please be sure to consult with the Academic Counselors at your school to be sure that this course is a good fit for you and that they will accept our credits.

Format: In-Person

Cost: $750 plus $50 registration fee
Credits: 10

Geometry XL

June 13 – July 21: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

(Online orientation June 12th: 6:00 p.m.)

The course has the same goals and objectives as the full-year course of Geometry XL. Content includes all topics from Geometry as well as additional emphasis on formal deductive proof, applications to geometric figures, construction and inductive reasoning. Grade of A in Algebra I or Integrated Math 1 is a prerequisite for this course.

Pre-requisite:
Jesuit students: Sophomore standing in the Fall. Jesuit students must obtain prior Math Department Approval. Incoming Freshmen students may not register for this course without taking the Challenge Exam and prior approval from the Math Department.
Non-Jesuit students: Successful completion of Algebra I OR Integrated Math 1 with a grade of A or better. Please be sure to consult with the Academic Counselors at your school to be sure that this course is a good fit for you and that they will accept our credits.

Format: In-Person

Cost: $750 plus $50 registration fee
Credits: 10

Pre-Calculus

June 13 – July 21: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

(Online orientation June 12th: 6:00 p.m.)

This class has been canceled due to low enrollment.

This 6-week course prepares students for Calculus by introducing
and reinforcing algebraic skills required for success in that
course. The first three weeks will focus on simplifying
expressions, solving equations and inequalities, functions,
graphing, transformations, higher degree polynomial functions,
and inverse functions. The last three weeks will focus on
transcendental functions (exponential and logarithmic) and
trigonometry. Students will learn and apply fundamental
identities and the Unit Circle to a variety of problems, apply
transformations to graph trigonometric functions. Building upon
that, students will be expected to apply other trigonometric
identities (addition/subtraction, double & half angle formulas,
sum-to-product, and product-to-sum) to solve a variety of
problems. The course concludes with inverse trig functions,
applying the laws of sines and cosines, vectors, and representing
complex numbers in trigonometric form.
Pre-Requisites for Jesuit Students: Open to current 11th-grade students earning an A in regular Algebra 2 or B in Algebra 2H and subject to instructor approval. The course may also be taken to remediate a Pre-Calculus grade earned during the regular academic year.
Pre-Requisites for Non-Jesuit Students: Must have successfully completed Algebra 2 or Integrated Math 1, 2, and 3. Please be sure to consult with the Academic Counselors at your school to be sure that this course is a good fit for you and that they will accept our credits.

Format: In-Person

Cost: $750 plus $50 registration fee
Credits: 10

Science

Biology

June 13 – July 21: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

(Online orientation June 12th: 6:00 p.m.)

A discovery approach is used with intensive hands-on experience through laboratory experiments. The course content includes the following topics: cells, functioning plants and animals, genetics, evolution, energy and life, ecosystems, and ecology. Please be sure to consult with the Academic Counselors at your school to be sure that this course is a good fit for you and that they will accept our credits.

Format: In-Person

Price: $750 plus $50 registration fee
Credits: 10

Chemistry

June 13 – July 21: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

(Online orientation June 12th: 6:00 p.m.)

This class is laboratory-oriented. It includes metric measurement, general inorganic chemistry, formula writing, balancing of equations, the mole concept, atomic structure, heats of reactions, chemical equilibrium, organic and nuclear chemistry. Please be sure to consult with the Academic Counselors at your school to be sure that this course is a good fit for you and that they will accept our credits.

Pre-Requisite:
Jesuit students: Must have completed Algebra I with a C+ or better and Biology
Non-Jesuit students: Successful completion of Algebra I and Geometry OR Integrated Math 1 and 2 AND Biology

Format: In-Person

Cost: $750 plus $50 registration fee
Credits: 10

Physics

June 13 – July 21: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

(Online orientation June 12th: 6:00 p.m.)

Physics is the study of matter and energy. Course content includes motion, force, energy, momentum, waves, light, electricity and magnetism. Laboratory experiments and individual projects are an integral part of the course.

Pre-Requisite:
Jesuit students: Must have completed Algebra II and Chemistry.
Non-Jesuit students: Completion of Algebra I and Algebra II OR Integrated Math 1, 2, and 3.

Format: In-Person

Cost: $750 plus $50 registration fee
Credits: 10

Social Science

U.S. History

June 13 – July 21: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

(Online orientation June 12th: 6:00 p.m.)

This course introduces the student to the many political, economic and social concepts and developments that have shaped American society.

Format: In-Person

Cost: $750 plus $50 registration fee
Credits: 10

Human Geography

June 13 – July 21: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

(Online orientation June 12th: 6:00 p.m.)

The goal for this course is for students to become more geoliterate, more engaged in contemporary global issues, and more informed about multicultural viewpoints. They will develop skills in approaching problems geographically, using maps and geospatial technologies, thinking critically about texts and graphic images, interpreting cultural landscapes, and applying geographic concepts such as scale, region, diffusion, interdependence, and spatial interaction, among others.

Format: In-Person

Cost: $750 plus $50 registration fee
Credits: 10

Non-credit

Review & Enrichment

Algebra I Review

UPDATED (4/27/23): June 13 – June 29: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Online orientation June 12th: 6:00 p.m.)

OR

July 5 – July 20: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Online orientation TBD)

This course is designed for students who have completed a full year Algebra I course but need additional instruction in preparation for taking an accelerated or honors level course at Jesuit. The expectation is that students who successfully complete this course will demonstrate mastery of Algebra I concepts in line with those students taking accelerated Algebra 1 at Jesuit. Students will be assessed on a weekly basis and will take an exam similar in content and rigor to the year-end final exam in Algebra 1(XL).

JESUIT STUDENTS: Incoming freshmen may not register for this class without Department Approval. This course is aimed at incoming freshmen who require reinforcement of Algebra I skills in order to advance into Geometry that Fall. Permission to take this course is based upon the results of the Math challenge tests administered in April.

Format: In-Person

Cost: $400 plus $50 registration fee

College Application Workshop

Session 1: June 5-June 9 from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. OR 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Session 2: July 17-July 21 from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. OR 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Jesuit High School is offering a one-week college application course for rising Jesuit seniors.

This is a small class setting of 7:1, which means that each student will receive extensive instruction on tasks such as developing an individualized college application list, creating and refining a personal statement, navigating the college application process at JHS, filling out the Common App as well as going over the UC/CSU and other University Applications.

This course will guide and help each student in understanding every stage of the college application process. At the end of this workshop, students will have the potential to have most of the college application process completed. (There are a limited number of seats in this course.)

Format: In-Person

Pre-requisite: Current Jesuit student entering 12th grade in the fall of 2023

Cost: $250 plus $50 registration fee

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