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About Summer Term at Greensboro Day School

Summer Term at Greensboro Day School allows currently enrolled students and students from the wider community an opportunity to challenge themselves, dedicate focused time to a particular subject area, and receive academic credits during the summer. 

Summer Term Courses

Online and On-Campus Courses at Greensboro Day School

Geometry, 1.0 credit (Rising 9th-10th grade students)*
Yoga (PE credit), 0.5 credit (Rising 10th-12th grade students)**
Ceramics, 0.5 credit (Rising 9th-12th grade students)
Pre-Algebra B, 0.5 credit (Rising 8th grade students)

Online Courses through Global Online Academy

(Rising 9th - 12th grades)

9/11 in a Global Context
Abnormal Psychology
Business Problem Solving
Computer Science II: Java
Creative Nonfiction Writing
Computer Science I: Computational Thinking
Fiction Writing
Genocide & Human Rights
Introduction to Investments
Introduction to Psychology
Medical Problem Solving I
Number Theory
Race and Society
Social Sciences
Spanish Language Through Culture I

Summer Term Dates

GDS will hold our Summer Term courses this year, though with a modified plan as detailed below. 

June 8 - July 10, **no classes June 22 - July 3
The Upper School Yoga course will be taught online with a blended model of synchronous and asynchronous work. The course will run across the six weeks detailed in the Summer Term Handbook, but involves four weeks of student work, which they may have flexibility in completing during the six weeks of the course. This course will not include CPR certification.

Pre Algebra B
July 13 - 31
The Middle School PreAlgebra B course will be offered in-person in July. The course will have a hard cap of 8 students.

June 8 - July 24
The course will begin as an online offering in June, and will transition to an in-person class on our campus in July with a hard cap of 8 students.

July 13 - 31

The Upper School Ceramics course will be offered in-person in July. The course will have a hard cap of 5 students.

All of these courses must meet a minimum enrollment of four students by June 1 or may be subject to cancellation. 

Global Online Academy (GOA) courses will move forward as planned as planned
On Campus Course Schedule
Classes are held Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
with a lunch break from 12-12:45 p.m.

Global Online Academy Course Dates
June 15 - July 31

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  • Daily Check In

    • Check in time is at 9 a.m. outside of the Bengal Bookstore
    • All students must arrive for drop-off in the Administrative Circle, outside of the Upper School, before check in. 
    • Parents must complete this health screening form every day that their child is on campus
    • Drivers may part in the Administrative Circle.
    • Dismissal varies by course, but all pick-up is in the Administrative Circle, outside of the Upper School.
    • Parents and guardians must remain in their vehicles at drop-off and pick-up.
    • On the first day you attend class you should also have a printed copy of the Acknowledgement of Risk, Waiver of Liability Form.


Total tuition for on-campus courses is $500 for 0.5 credit courses and $1,000 for 1.0 credit courses. Students who complete the course will receive an official GDS transcript with grade.

Online courses are $850 - $1,100 per class. Currently enrolled GDS students receive a GOA member rate.

Limited financial assistance is available. Please contact Vivian Wilder for information.

Registration Links

The deadline to register for classes is June 1, 2020. If a minimum number of students are not enrolled by the June 1 deadline, courses may be removed from the schedule.


Contact Peter S. Williams, Academic Dean at 336.288.8590 x825. Download a flyer with Summer Term information.
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