Have you wondered just what your student is doing at summer school?
"I've never been to summer school and it's just like, ugh, I could be sleeping," said 15 year old sophomore, Loran Ball.
Regardless of how she feels, she's here and she's doing what she needs to do to bring her STAAR scores up.
Loran told us she didn't do as well as she wanted on her history test.
She says she's confident in the computer program that's tutoring her.
"I like it, I think it's cool, because you don't have to go over everything, stuff that you might already know," she said.
These programs focus on what parts each student needs help with, giving them a sort of personalized education.
17-year-old Christina Tuckett is working on getting her high school diploma next summer, catching up on courses she missed in the past few months.
"I was sitting at home all the time and I thought one day 'Why am I doing this?' I could be be trying to get back in school and I could finish and at least be doing something," she said.
Both girls are just two of dozens of students who are taking advantage of it.
They can even log on to the program after hours, and they are.
"I've seen 10 to 12 kids on it at 9:30 at night using even more of their own time to either get ahead or catch themselves up," said summer school educator, Heath Wright.
Summer isn't the only time this computer program is available for students.
Here are the facts:
- Wright says this program is open to students throughout the school year, Monday through Friday, from 4 to 7 in the evening.
- Of course it's still open to students until July 12th twice a day, Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.