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    The Summer Skills Center Program provides free Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses to Seattle Public Schools students entering 9th - 12th grade. 

    Summer 2018 course descriptions - click here!


    July 9 - August 3, 2018
    11:30 am to 4:15 pm
    Monday - Friday

    Repeating Programs

    You may not take a course you have already taken. If you took a course last summer, you may not take the same course this summer.

    Canceled/Combined Classes

    Classes and locations may be canceled or combined due to enrollment numbers. If your selected class/location is canceled or combined and moved to another location, you will be notified and given the opportunity to select another class if you choose.

    students recording at KEXP


    Students are responsible for their own lunches/snacks every day.

    Absences & Tardies

    • Students may miss no more than 3 days, regardless of reason.
    • If a student has more than 3 absences, zero credit will be earned and an E grade will be recorded on the transcript.
    • Please note that frequent, excessive tardies may affect your grade which could result in zero credit.

    High school credit is awarded based on a student’s successful completion of an established number of hours of planned instructional activities defined by the district. (Board Policy 2420, 7/2/14) If a student misses excessive instructional hours due to frequent tardies or absences, the credit cannot be awarded.

    Grading & Credit

    • Upon completion with a passing grade, a student will receive 0.5 CTE (Occupational Education) credit.
    • Skills Center Summer Program courses may not be taken as Pass/No Credit courses unless a student's IEP or 504 Plan specifically calls for the student to be taking a course on a Pass/No Credit basis.
    • Skills Center Summer Program courses may not be taken for Teacher Assistant (TA) credit.