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Summer School 2016

Academic Summer School - TJ Students Only


W.T. Woodson High School


Full-year courses: July 5-August 5, 2016

  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • World History/Geography I
  • Ancient Civilizations

Semester 1: July 5 - July 20, 2016

  • America and the World Since 1989
  • Research Statistics
  • TJ Math 5

Semester 2: July 21 - August 5, 2016

  • 20th Century History
  • TJ Math 6


Summer School Course Guide


Currently enrolled TJHSST students and incoming freshmen/froshmores.

NOTE: Incoming freshmen may not register for TJ Summer School until they register for TJ at Freshman Registration Night, April 26.


8:00 AM to 3:00 PM


$820 for full-year courses

$420 for semester courses


$275 for full-year courses

$138 for semester courses

Pickup and drop-off times will be e-mailed after June 10.

All students are expected to provide their own transportation to a boarding site in Fairfax County and will need to indicate the boarding site when registering for transportation.

See ACE TJ Summer School Transportation


Refunds are handled online through ACE. A direct link will be posted here when available.

Attendance Requirement

Students are required to attend class daily for the duration of the entire course.

Attendance is mandatory to receive credit.
  • Students taking full-year classes will be automatically withdrawn if they are absent for more than 2 days (780 minutes), for any reason.
  • Students taking semester courses (20th Century History, America and the World Since 1989 ,Research Statistics,TJ Math 5, TJ Math 6) will be automatically withdrawn if they are absent for more than 1 day (390 minutes), for any reason.
  • Attendance is recorded to the minute and all absences/tardies are cumulative.


Registration is open March 8 - May 27 and is on a first-come, first-served basis. When a course is full, then registration is closed for that course.

Registration is online only through ACE. No other types of registration will be accepted.

Need help deciding which courses to take? Please see your counselor!

Online Courses


Additional Information

  • Due to TJ renovation, summer school will be at W.T. Woodson High School this year.
  • Students may only take one course in the summer, either online or on-campus.


For registration questions, please contact your counselor.

For questions about online courses, see above!

For all other questions, contact Allison Bailey (AKBailey@fcps.edu), Summer School Principal.




Thomas Jefferson Middle School Technology Institute

The TJ Middle School Technology Institute (MSTI) class registration will be open on March 11, 2016.

Registration is completed through ACE https://aceclasses.fcps.edu/ .  There are a limited number seats per class and there is not a waiting list for any of the classes.

Classes offered this summer (pdf).

More Information about MSTI

  • TJ Middle School Summer institute is held at W.T WOODSON HIGH SCHOOL
  • Class cost = $200.00 per class
  • Transportation cost (optional) = $ 55.00 per week
  • Classes are for rising 8th and 9th graders only
  • Classes meet Monday–Friday (8:30am -2pm)
  • Students may only take one class per week
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