Summer Academy


The Dubuque Community School District will offer a Summer Academy for students enrolled in the district in Grades 1 and 2 during the 2017-2018 school year. Enrollment is by invitation only and is offered to students who have been designated as persistently at risk in reading progress based on their early literacy scores.

The Summer Academy is a FREE six-week learning experience designed to give students a reading-focused morning combined with amazing afternoon enrichment.

ONLINE REGISTRATIONS ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED. For more information about registration, contact Carrie Schmitt at or 563/552-3109.


Reading instruction is delivered Monday through Thursday mornings (led by certified district teachers), with enrichment activities in the afternoons and all-day on Friday


June 13–July 27, 2018 (NO CLASSES July 2-6)


Prescott Elementary School, 1151 White Street


8:15 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Literacy instruction (includes FREE breakfast and lunch)

12:05 p.m.
Pick-up for morning-only students

12:05-3 p.m.
Afternoon enrichment (SPACE IS LIMITED)

3 p.m.
Summer Academy concludes


Extended care, provided by City of Dubuque Leisure Services, is available before and after the program based on a sliding fee scale. Early drop-off begins at 7 a.m. and late pick-up is available until 5:30 p.m.

(NOTE: Cost is $1 per hour for students who receive free or reduced-price meals during the school year and $2 per hour for all others.)


FREE transportation on the district’s yellow school buses will be available at express stops throughout the community.

Express Route 1

Pick-Up Time
Sageville 7:28 a.m.
Eisenhower 7:37 a.m.
Kennedy 7:43 a.m.
Fulton 7:53 a.m.
Marshall 8 a.m.
Audubon 8:04 a.m.
Arrive at Prescott 8:10 a.m.
Arrive at Dream Center 8:15 a.m.
Drop-Off Time
Depart Prescott 3:05 p.m.
Audubon 3:10 p.m.
Marshall 3:14 p.m.
Fulton 3:18 p.m.
Kennedy 3:31 p.m.
Eisenhower 3:37 p.m.
Sageville 3:46 p.m.

Express Route 2

Pick-Up Time
Carver 7:33 a.m.
Hoover 7:40 a.m.
Irving 7:45 a.m.
Lincoln 7:49 a.m.
Bryant 7:53 a.m.
Table Mound 8 a.m.
Arrive at Prescott 8:10 a.m.
Arrive at Dream Center 8:15 a.m.
Drop-Off Time
Depart Prescott 3:05 p.m.
Lincoln 3:09 p.m.
Bryant 3:13 p.m.
Table Mound 3:20 p.m.
Irving 3:29 p.m.
Hoover 3:34 p.m.
Carver 3:44 p.m.





The Summer Academy is offered in partnership by the Dubuque Community School District and the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque.


Our team is here to answer any questions you have during Summer Academy.

Joe Maloney