Summer School

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Click on the link below to take our Summer School Survey
 LINK: Summer School Survey


Dates for Summer School are June 2 - July 2, 2014  

Summer School enrollment forms received by May 9th will guarantee bus transportation on the first day of summer school.  If summer school forms are received after May 9th, parents will need to contact transportation at 816-650-7200 to make arrangements.  If you have any questions regarding summer school, contact our office at (816) 650-7016 or email Sherry Ward at

Attendance Sites & Hours

All Elementary Buildings  8:30—3:15 Grades Rising K-4

Fire Prairie Upper Elementary  7:20—12:35 Grades Rising 5-6

Osage Trail Middle School 7:25—12:40 Grades Rising 7-8

Fort Osage High School  7:25—12:40 Grades Rising 9-12

Lewis & Clark Academy 7:20—12:35

Consult the appropriate handbook below for specific building information. To enroll your student, complete the summer school enrollment form provided in the handbook and turn into your child's current home building. If your child is not a current student you can send the enrollment form to the building in which your child will be attending for summer school.  

If you are new to the district (including Rising Kindergarten), you also need to complete and submit the Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) attached below.  


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Technology Acceptable Use Policy and Agreement Form 

Summer School 2014 Handbooks
Elementary (K-4) Summer School Handbook
Fire Prairie Upper Elementary (5th-6th) Summer School Handbook 
Osage Trail Middle School (7th-8th) Summer School Handbook 

High School (9th-12th) Summer School Handbook

Summer School Meal Information 
The Summer Academy will provide free breakfast and lunch for all Rising K—4th grade  students. Free breakfast for all Rising 5th - 8th grade students at Fire Prairie Upper Elementary and Osage Trail Middle School as well as a pre-lunch snack before dismissal, and free breakfast for all Rising 9th - 12th grade students at Fort Osage High School. Menus will be provided on the first day of summer school.

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The Fort Discovery Summer Childcare Program
Fort Discovery will be available for all Rising Kindergartners through  Rising 6th graders enrolled in the Fort Osage Summer Academy. Services will be available on-site for students attending the Summer Academy at the five elementary schools: Blue Hills, Buckner, Cler-Mont, Elm Grove, and Indian Trails.   NOTE: Rising 5th and 6th grade students attending Fire Prairie Upper Elementary will attend Fort Discovery at Indian Trails Elementary and be bused to and/or from Fire Prairie for Summer Academy.  Students enrolled in Fort Discovery will be required to attend the Summer Academy while it is in session. Fees are listed in the summer school handbooks.  


Transportation will be available for transportation-eligible students attending Summer Academy. Students attending Summer Academy must be five years of age on or before May 30th to ride the summer school bus.  Note: transportation is not provided for A+ tutors earning hours in a different building from which they are enrolled. Check the building handbook for summer school routes, as bus stops may not be the same as those during the regular school year. All other inquiries should be made directly to the Transportation office at 650-7200. 

Bus Routes for Elementary
Bus Routes for Secondary Buildings


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Please keep in mind that class sizes are limited, so we encourage you to enroll your child as soon as possible. 
Students enrolled for Summer School by May 9th will receive a confirmation letter at school on or before May 30th. You may still enroll for the Summer Academy after May 9, 2014, but your child will not receive a confirmation letter and will not be able to ride the bus on the first day of summer school.


Enrollment starts March 12, 2014

Main Summer School Contacts for 2014

Dr. Deann Clawson, Director 
Allison Nichols, Assistant Director 
Summer School Office - 650-7016

Building Summer School Secretaries are: 

Blue Hills- Caroline Noble - 650-7443

Buckner - Janelle Gray - 650-7308

Cler-Mont - Pam Staats - 650-7354

Elm Grove - Rae Ann James - 650-7404

Indian Trails - Angela Keith - 650-7648 

Fire Prairie Middle School – Sue Brouse – 650-7637

Osage Trail Middle School – Rosie Farmer - 650-7277

High School - Terri Grubbs - 650-7101 and Lauren Grubbs - 650-7106


Notice of Non-Discrimination: The District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation in its programs, activities or employment practices. Inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies may be directed to the District’s Section 504 Coordinator, Title VI Coordinator, Title IX Coordinator, Americans with Disabilities Act (Title II) Coordinator, Age Discrimination Act and Age Discrimination in Employment Act Coordinator, and/or Title VII Coordinator. The individuals who serve in these roles are subject to change, and are therefore identified on the District’s website at . Inquiries may also be directed to the Gragg Administration Center, 2101 N. Twyman Road, Independence, Missouri 64058, Telephone: 816-650-7004 or 816-650-7011. Any person may also contact the Kansas City Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, regarding the District's compliance with Section 504, Title II, Title VI, Title IX, and the Age Discrimination Act. Address: Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 8930 Ward Parkway, Suite 2037, Kansas City, MO 64114-3302, Telephone: 816-268-0550. Any person may also contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for concerns relating to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, or Title VII. Address: Robert A. Young Federal Building, 1222 Spruce Street, Room 8.100, St. Louis, MO 63103, Telephone: 800-669-4000. Other agencies dealing with non-discrimination issues include: Missouri Commission for Human Rights, Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, P.O. Box 1129, 3315 W. Truman Rd., Telephone: 573-751-3325; and the U.S. Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20530-0001, Telephone: 202-353-1555.