Tips n’ Tricks for Charter School Success​

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3 ways to increase enrollment in k-12 over the summer

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 Increasing enrollment in K-12 programs over the summer can be beneficial for students’ educational development and overall engagement. Here are three ways to boost summer enrollment:

  • Promote Summer Enrichment Programs:
  • Collaborate with local community organizations, such as libraries, youth centers, or museums, to offer summer enrichment programs. These programs can focus on various subjects like science, arts, sports, or coding.
  • Advertise the programs through flyers, school newsletters, social media platforms, and local media outlets to reach parents and students.
  • Highlight the benefits of summer enrichment, such as preventing summer learning loss, enhancing academic skills, and providing an opportunity for students to explore new interests.
  • Offer Incentives and Scholarships:
  • Provide incentives to students and families to participate in summer programs, such as discounted or waived fees, free transportation, or meals.
  • Establish scholarships or financial aid programs to support students who may face financial barriers to summer enrollment.
  • Recognize and reward student achievements or milestones throughout the summer, such as certificates of completion or small incentives, to maintain motivation and engagement.
  • Engage Parents and the Community:
  • Host information sessions or parent workshops to educate families about the benefits of summer learning and the available programs.
  • Seek partnerships with local businesses, community organizations, or nonprofits to sponsor summer programs, provide resources, or offer mentorship opportunities.
  • Involve parents and community members in the planning and implementation of summer programs to foster a sense of ownership and ensure programs meet the needs of the students and the community.

Remember, effective marketing, clear communication, and a focus on the benefits of summer enrollment are key to increasing participation and engagement.