Welcome to the Summer Education Academy

  • SEA registration opens March 2, 2020

    What is the Summer Education Academy?

    Tempe Union High School District’s Summer Education Academy, aimed at helping students in the District recover and/or gain credits toward graduation while engaging students during the summer months and preparing them for academic excellence during the traditional school year.

    Session Dates

    Session I: May 26, 2020 – June 10, 2020

    Session II: June 11, 2020 – June 26, 2020

    Held at Marcos de Niza High School | 6000 S. Lakeshore Dr. | Tempe, AZ  85283
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    The Summer Education Academy is open to any incoming ninth grade (freshman) through 12th grade (senior) student. Students may take one class per Summer Education Academy session and earn 1/2 credit for the class. In general, courses offered during Session I are equivalent to the first semester of the school year, and courses offered in Session II are equivalent to the second semester of the regular school year.

    Additional Information

    • Incoming Freshmen are only eligible to sign up for:
      Algebra 1-2, Art & Design, Chem-Physics Foundations, Technology Leadership and Career Exploration, Freshman English, Geometry, Physical Education 1-2, Spanish 1-2.
    • $175 per session (1/2 credit per course)
    • A $30.00 fee will be assessed for all refunds.
    • Snacks are available for purchase before school and during all breaks.
    • A student may only be absent TWO days per session. There are NO excused absences in the Summer Education Academy.
    • Final exams will NOT be administered early by any teacher.

    Community Service Hours for Health Classes:
    Students enrolled in Summer Education Academy Health Courses may use hours of service volunteered beginning August 12, 2019, and (10) hours are required. All hours are due no later than midnight on the final day of your enrolled session. Documentation from the supervisor of the community service should include dates and times of service and the supervisor's signature.

Summer Education Academy Contacts

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    Questions? Contact:
    Jessica Portillo
    Administrative Assistant
    (480) 839-0292 x12016

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

    Forms can be obtained from the Guidance Departments at all schools.


    Payments: Checks should be made out to Tempe Union High School District. Payments can NOT be made online, by phone or on our payment portal.
    Payments are ONLY accepted at our bookstores.

    Transportation Information:

    Transportation is available from ALL TUHSD SCHOOLS to SEA for $35 per session.


    Free/Reduced Lunch Tuition:
    Tuition reduction may be available for current Tempe Union High School District students with approved Student Assistance from the homeschool.
    Final Exams:
    No student will be released early for final exams.

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