Summer School 2024: Now Accepting Applications!

Using the Science of Reading and other evidence-based practices, Morningside guarantees 1/2 year’s growth in only 4 weeks!*


July  8-12   |   July 15-19   |   July 22-26   |   July 29-August 2

Choose between two, three, or four weeks, with the option of half or full days.

**Students attending all 4 weeks receive a progress report detailing their accomplishments!**


Steps to Apply:

1. Complete the 2024 Summer School Online Application.

2. We will email you an invoice for the $500 deposit.

3. Our Director of Admissions will contact you to get more information about your child.

4. Get ready for Summer School!



2024 Summer School Courses – Choose AM, PM, or both!

One Course available per session

  • AM sessions: 9:30 am – 12:15 pm
  • PM sessions: 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm

2 week minimum attendance required. MUST be consecutive






Entering Grades 2-3 in Fall 2024

Decoding, Reading fluency-building, handwriting, sentence writing, math computation, organizational skills



Entering Grades 2-9 in Fall 2024

Decoding, phonemic awareness, fluency, comprehension skills and strategies, analytical reading,organizational skills



Entering Grades 2-9 in Fall 2024

Counting skills, arithmetic, algebra, problem solving and computation, organizational skills



Entering Grades 3-9 in Fall 2024

FOUNDATIONS: Handwriting, typing, sentence and paragraph writing

Entering grades 6-9 in Fall 2024

MIDDLE SCHOOL: composition including persuasive writing, vocabulary use, grammar, and organizational skills



AM only: 9:30 am – 12:15 pm

Entering Grades 6-9 in Fall 2024

*Needs to read on at least the 5th grade level

Study skills, organizing material, paper layout, proofreading, test taking, textbook use, memorizing, answering questions, note taking and more!

Content Course Prep is designed for students with reading skills at or above grade level. Want to boost your performance? Select this course as prep for middle school or high school.


Assessment & Placement

Each student who enrolls will complete placement testing prior to the summer program. With this plan, instructional time will not be taken up with testing. Based on assessment results, students will be enrolled in courses that best address their need.

Assessment Dates (you select 1):

Saturday, May 4th

Saturday, May 18th

Monday, June 3rd

Assessment Times:

Entering Grades in Fall 2024

Grades 2-3: 9:30am – 1:30pm

Grades 4-9: 9:30am – 3:00pm

*Any student unable to attend one of the three assessment dates will have placement tests administered the first day of class. They will not receive initial standardized assessments. If attending all 4 weeks, they will still receive post standardized assessments.

Due to scoring and pre-Summer School staff availability, assessment results requests will be accepted after July 7th.


Tuition & Fees

Nonrefundable $500 fee reserves your space and is applied to tuition due. Balance due June 1st.

Half Day Program: $450 per week

Full Day Program: $900 per week

Assessment /Orientation fee: $120

Class Schedule: Full Day & Half Day Programs

  • July 8-12
  • July 15-19
  • July 22-26
  • July 29-August 2


*The Learning Guarantee

Eligible students will gain the equivalent of half a year growth in their area of greatest academic deficit (i.e. reading, writing or math). To be considered, students must attend the AM session for all four weeks. Other restrictions apply. Please see enrollment packet for the full list of requirements. Any questions may be directed to Julian Gire, our School Psychologist.



With any questions, please contact 


Teaching is adjusted until the student is successful. No one falls through the cracks. Practicing skills until they are fluent may be the most important part of what we do. Speed and accuracy together is what “fluency” is all about.
Kent Johnson, Ph.D., Founding Director
Kent Johnson, Ph.D.