Schenectady school district families have until April 16 at 4 p.m. to apply for the district’s summer enrichment program, which will run at seven schools across this district July 12-Aug. 6 this summer.
The number of applications so far has lagged the number of spots the district hopes to open to students this year: around 220 applications have been submitted for about 1,300 spots, according to figures district spokesperson Karen Corona provided Tuesday.
The program is planned to serve students in pre-kindergarten through seventh grade. Locations will be held at the following locations: Central Park, Mont Pleasant and Oneida middle schools; Howe Elementary, also serving students from Yates and Zoller; Van Corlaer Elementary, also serving students from Hamilton and Pleasant Valley; Paige Elementary, also serving students from Lincoln and Keane; Woodlawn Elementary, also serving students from Martin Luther King Jr.
The school day will run from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. five days a week during the duration of the program. Families can apply online at the district website: http://www.schenectady.k12.ny.us/parents/2021_summer_enrichment_program.
Families will be notified of their acceptance status on or around May 7, according to the district website.
The high school will be hosting a summer enrichment program in coordination with the district’s after-school 21st Century program.