Start an online summer school program

Summer learning tends to be a challenge for school leaders everywhere. The logistics of staffing, funding, and scheduling face-to-face summer programs can be tricky. By setting up an online summer school program, you can provide families in your community with flexible summer learning options, take the burden of work off your staff, and put funds back into your budget.​

How will this help my students?

You know the dangers of the summer slide. You want to offer your students more opportunities to keep their minds active over the summer break.

But the logistics are tricky — you struggle to find the budget and staffing capacity required to provide sustainable summer learning options.

By setting up an online summer school program, you can:

  • Provide your students with safe & structured summer learning options 
  • Let your staff enjoy their summer breaks — We’ll provide the teachers
  • Improve graduation rates and S.A.T. scores at your school
  • Design a program that is cost-neutral or revenue-positive

Your guide to setting up an online summer school program

Get started creating a highly effective & financially sound online summer school program in your school or district with this free guide.

Let us lighten your load. We'll provide the teachers.

Every 10-week online course we offer is taught by a highly-qualified, Michigan-certified teacher who is trained in best practices for online instruction and provides your students with individualized feedback on their assignments.

Flexible summer options for busy families


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Coding & STEM summer programs

Ages 8-14
Michigan Virtual has partnered with WizKid Learning to offer the hottest curriculum in exciting game design subjects like Roblox, Minecraft, coding, and more! Classes start at $150. View schedule →

Over 150 online high school courses

Grades 9-12
10 weeks | Flexible pacing | Taught by highly qualified, Michigan-certified teachers

Select online middle school courses

Grades 6-8
Limited catalog | 10 weeks | Flexible pacing | Taught by highly qualified, Michigan-certified teachers

Credit recovery options

Grades 9-12
Catch up on graduation requirements this summer with highly supportive online courses designed to foster student success.

Mental Health & Social Emotional Lessons

Grades K-12
Free digital lessons designed to help students in grades K-12 develop the skills required for social, emotional, and mental well-being.

EdReady Math

Grades 4-12
Target gaps in math knowledge with personalized playlists & empower students to catch up to or surpass grade-level expectations.

EdReady English

Grades 8-12
Get students on track for college-level English through mastery of key skills & concepts.

Key dates

Our calendaring structure for summer offers many different options for start and end dates for student courses. Schools and parents can select whichever start or end date option fits best for their academic calendar or their specific situation.

*All times listed reflect the Eastern Time Zone.

Interested in setting up an online summer school program in your school or district?

If you’re a school leader interested in setting up an online summer program at your school or in your district, don’t hesitate to fill out the form below to indicate your interest. We’ll get back with you as soon as we can to chat more about how you can get started providing your students with flexible summer learning options.