Summer School 2022
Summer School registration is closed at this time. 

Father Ryan Summer School is pleased to continue with its long tradition of offering new credit and makeup credit, as well as non-credit enhancement classes. These classes are intended for a wide range of student interests—not only for students who wish to get ahead in their academic classes at Father Ryan, but also for those who need recovery credit. 

2022 Summer School Dates:
Session I: Tuesday, May 31, 2022 – Friday, June 10, 2022
Session II: Tuesday, June 14, 2022 – Friday, June 24, 2022

Class Structures (nine-day session):

Traditional Structure:
8:00am – 3:00pm (classes take place on campus)

Hybrid/Online Structure:
8:00am – 3:00pm
Alternating two-day-on/two-day-off schedule with the below schedule for each week. 

The first week goes as follows:
First two classes on campus (Tuesday-Wednesday), second two days off-campus using technology from home (Thursday-Friday).

The second week goes as follows:
Monday-Tuesday on campus; Wednesday-Thursday off campus. The last day, Friday, will be on campus.

Enhancement Class Structure:
8:00am - 11:20am (classes take place on campus)

All roster spots are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis; while classes do fill up, we try our best to accommodate all students who wish to take a summer school course.
Summer School will have two sessions: 
Session 1: May 31 to June 10
Session 2: June 14 to June 24

Class Prices:
For-Credit Classes (New Credit and Makeup Credit) - $675
Enhancement (Non-Credit) Classes - $340

Summer School Contact

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    Matthew Puryear 

    English Teacher | Boys Lacrosse Head Coach | Moina Advisor | Norwood House

New Credit Classes

For a course description, click the class titles below.

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  • ACT/SAT Prep

    Traditional On-Campus Course

    This course includes diagnostic testing for college entrance exams, an understanding of the differences between the ACT and SAT, individualized goal setting for both tests, and special attention directed to the new essay portion of both tests. Students are required to take a scheduled National ACT and/or SAT during the semester in which the course is being taken. In addition to standardized test practice, students will also develop a college application process portfolio that includes a draft of a Personal Statement, an assessment of personal learning styles, and a resume created online through Naviance.
  • Digital Literacy & Citizenship

    Traditional On-Campus Course

    This course is a general digital literacy course which ensures that all students are familiar with the requirements for technological success at Father Ryan and beyond. It includes concepts such as study skills, keyboarding, laptop care and maintenance, online codes of behavior, basic applications and troubleshooting problems with them, and understanding one’s digital identity/footprint. Other concepts covered include utilizing the web efficiently for use, evaluating information sources and digital tools, copyright laws, online safety and security. Students will utilize Office 365 throughout the course.
  • Economics

    Traditional On-Campus Course

    This course is designed to be an introduction to basic economic and business principles that can be applied in daily life. Topics covered are insurance, credit, investments, and taxes. Emphasis is placed on money management and the making of sound consumer decisions. There are hands-on projects during the year to help students better understand the concepts and principles discussed in class.
  • Health (Wellness C)

    Hybrid Couse

    This course is designed to give the students information they need to live a healthy life by making wise decisions concerning food, drugs, alcohol, tobacco, etc. Topics included are fitness, nutrition, disease, consumer information, human sexuality, family planning, mental and emotional health. Students will be required to take notes, pass skill and written tests, and participate in class discussion. Attendance, participation, and test scores will determine grades.
  • Intro to U.S. Government

    Traditional On-Campus Course

    The purpose of this course is to give students an understanding of the American form of government. The course will examine how the current form of U.S. government began; what makes it work; how it has changed in the past 230 years. Students will examine their roles in the functioning of government and will continue to learn the duties of responsible citizens.
  • Theatre I/II

    Traditional On-Campus Course

    THEATRE I/II: Theatre I/II continues the study of theatre and focuses on differing styles of theatre such as realism, theatricalism and musical theatre. Styles are studied and then students will work on scenes in the style to perform for the class. Design elements will be discussed and explored.
  • Theology IV: Jesus Christ: Mission in the Church

    *Only offered during Session 1 (May 31-June 10)


    The purpose of this course is to help the students understand that in and through the Church they encounter the living Jesus Christ. They will be introduced to the fact that the Church was founded by Christ through the Apostles and is sustained by him through the Holy Spirit. The students will come to know that the Church is the living Body of Christ today. This Body has both divine and human elements. In this course, students will learn not so much about events in the life of the Church but about the sacred nature of the Church. The Sacraments of Vocation are also covered in Theology IV.

Enhancement (non-credit)

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  • Readiness for High School English


    This is a course to prepare students for the rigor of the high school English curriculum. It is designed for incoming freshmen who need to strengthen basic grammar concepts, writing skills, and reading comprehension strategies. These skills will be taught through guided instruction and independent practice that utilize the assigned summer reading novel. This is a non-credit course.

  • Readiness for High School Algebra


    This is the course which prepares a student for Algebra I. It is offered to the student who needs to strengthen basic mathematical skills. It is designed for incoming freshmen who wish to make an easier transition into Algebra I.

    The topics studied include properties, order of operations, solving equations, inequalities, graphing, polynomials, and factoring. This is a non-credit course.

    If you are interested in one of the Enrichment courses, please email Summer School Principal Mr. Matt Puryear at
  • Study Skills


    The Study Skills course is designed to give those students who are interested in improving their basic study skills a structured format as well as practice sessions to accomplish their goals. 

    The focus of the course is the practical "hands-on" application of strategies designed to help improve the following skills:  listening, decoding specialized vocabulary, note-taking, improving memory, preparing for and taking tests, time management and organization, as well as how to read a textbook more effectively. This is a non-credit course.

    If you are interested in one of the Enrichment courses, please email Summer School Principal Mr. Matt Puryear at

Makeup Credit Classes

Class Structure:

All classes will be held entirely online except where noted. 
Algebra I - Online

Algebra II - Online

Chemistry - On-Campus

English I, II, or III - Online

Geometry - Online

Spanish I, II, or III - On-Campus

Theology I, II, or III - Online

U.S. History - Online