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Summer School Program

Summer School Program

Siena Catholic Schools of Racine is pleased to announce a collaboration with the Center for Urban Teaching (CfUT) to offer a 2019 summer school program. Did you know that students can lose months of learning during the summer? You can help your student continue learning when you register for Siena Catholic Schools of Racine’s engaging summer program.

Siena Catholic Schools of Racine will offer a four-week summer school program coordinated and staffed by the Center for Urban Teaching. CfUT offers a high energy, intense academic learning environment to promote lifelong learning and minimize summer regression.

Students will be involved in: uplifting daily assemblies featuring character building lessons, songs and prayer; hands-on learning focused on literacy and mathematics; and enrichment in art, music, social studies, science and physical education.


John Paul II Academy
2023 Northwestern Ave.
Racine, WI 53404


June 27 to July 25, 2019
No school on July 4 and 5

School Day

7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wednesday

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Weir, from the Siena Catholic Schools of Racine Admissions Office, at 262-753-1471. Se Habla Español

Summer School applications will be distributed to all families in March.
Capacity is limited. Please register early!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the Center for Urban Teaching
A: The Center for Urban Teaching (CfUT) is a Christian nonprofit that seeks to identify, prepare and
support high-performing urban teachers. For more information, visit

Q: Who is eligible?
A: Students from all Siena Catholic Schools of Racine who are enrolled in 4K through 7th grade during
the 2018-19 school year are eligible for our summer school program. Students must commit to attend
the entire program. Any students who miss more than four days of summer school will not be allowed
to continue in the program.

Q: What will the students be doing?
A: During our four-week summer school program, students will engage in hands-on curriculum
focused on literacy and mathematics. They will also participate in art, music, athletics, etc.

Q: How will the day be structured?
A: Here’s an example of a typical day
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8 a.m. Student Assembly
8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Academic Engagement: Literacy and Math
11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Lunch
12 – 2 p.m. Enrichment Activities (art, athletics, etc.)

Q: Is transportation available?
A: No, transportation will not be provided.

Q: I’m unable to pick up my child at 2 p.m. Will after-school care be available with this program?
A: More information about after-care will be shared soon.

Q: How much does it cost?
A: The summer school program will be free for all eligible students.

Q: Will meals be provided?
A: Yes, both breakfast and lunch will be offered through Taher, Inc., our food service provider. These
meals are free of charge for all students.

Q: Is there a dress code?
A: Students are required to wear a uniform which consists of the CfUT summer school T-shirt and either
navy or khaki shorts or pants. The summer school uniform T-shirt must be purchased through CfUT for
$5 during the registration process. This is a non-refundable cost that must be submitted when the
application is turned it. Additional T-shirts may be purchased for $5 each.