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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

On Campus Courses

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

On Campus Course Dates
June 8 - 26 (0.5 credit courses)
June 8 - July 24 (1.0 credit courses) *no classes, June 29 - July 3
Yoga, June 8 - July 10, **no classes June 22 - July 3

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.

Online Course Dates
June 15 - July 31


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 May 1, 2020. If a minimum number of students are not enrolled by the May 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.
Greensboro Day School develops the intellectual, ethical, and interpersonal foundations students need to become constructive contributors to the world.