Counseling Center

Summer School

Summer Opportunities

Updated as information becomes available

Ballard HS previously offering credit retrieval courses (free of charge) in LA, SS, Math and Biology for Ballard students with Ballard teachers. The courses were fully remote and the schedule was flexible based on the needs. Students should reach out to their counselor for more updated information for this year. 


SPS Summer Credit Retrieval Program

Visit the SPS Credit Retrieval Information page for complete details about the program. If you are interested please email you Counselor to register.


SPS Summer of Learning

The Seattle Public School’s Summer of Learning typically runs in July offer sprogramming for all grades to help students stay engaged, brush up on content from this past year, or receive personalized support.


SPS Skills Center | Summer

Information and updates about the Summer Skills Center Program are available on the Skills Center webpage. The Seattle Skills Center will be offering remote and in-person career-connected classes this summer for incoming 9-12 grade students. The usual range of course offerings like Construction, Careers in Education, Maritime, Medical Careers, and many more will be available. In-person classroom and remote courses will be offered from July 6 to July 30, and other courses, such as “Sailing the Salish Sea” aboard the schooner, Adventuress, and at the Center for Wooden Boats will be offered at the end of June and beginning of August.


All-City Band

All-City Band is a wonderful all-school summer marching band that, under normal circumstances, rehearses four days a week in the evenings at Memorial Stadium and performs at neighborhood and community parades, especially those related to Seafair. Membership will be open to students in the graduating classes of 2022-2025.

More information available online on the All City Band website or contact mjpimpleton@seattleschools.org.


SPS Summer Music

Please visit the SPS Website Summer Music Program for updates and current information.