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Required Forms

  • Summer School Discipline Form (if you are not enrolled in Federal Way Public Schools, please download this form and take to your current school to be filled out and returned to the FWPS summer school office)


June 23 – July 23, 2015

– Period 1: 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
– Period 2: 10:05 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.


Sacajawea Middle School
1101 South Dash Point Road
Federal Way, WA 98003


This message phone has been installed for your convenience.  Please leave a brief message and your calls will be returned as soon as possible. 

PLEASE DO NOT CALL Sacajawea Middle School

Administrative Team

– Wil Derrick, Summer School Principal
– Pat Wilson, Summer School Counselor
– Vince Blauser, Executive Director of Secondary Schools

Summer School Program

Federal Way Public Schools provides a fee-based summer program of classes in Language Arts, Math, Science and History.  All summer school classes with be standards based.  Classes are designed so students can make up credits or improve their understanding of a subject.  Middle school students will also focus upon reading, organization and study skills.

Each class consists of 2 ½ hours of instruction daily.  Students will find the summer school setting an ideal atmosphere in which to succeed.

Important Information

  1. Any student currently on an expulsion or suspension is not eligible to attend summer school.  This applies to all students within or outside the district.
  2. If you currently have an IEP or 504 please provide a copy at the time of registration.
  3. School nurses are not available during summer school.

Attention Out Of District Students

All out of district students must complete and return a resident school discipline records form signed by the home school administration.  This form must be completed before registration can be considered complete. This form can obtained by mail — leave a message on the summer school phone 253-945-2362, or call Bev Stuart at 253-945-4403 / or download the form here.


Two Ways to Register

You can register your student by mail:

Either mail the completed registration form by June 15th to:

Summer School Program
Wildwood Elementary School
2405 S. 300th St.
Federal Way, WA 98003

…or register in person:

at Sacajawea Middle School from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Friday, June 19, 2015

  • Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.  Please register as soon as possible as classes will be closed when student enrollment limit is reached.  
  • Limited funding for tuition support is available for families who qualify. If you wish to request tuition assistance, you must register in person on June 19 at Sacajawea. Funds will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
  • All classes are subject to minimum enrollments of 16 students.
  • Students cannot register for both semesters of a single subject during summer school.


  • April 21-June 15: Mail-In Registration
  • June 19: In-Person Registration (9 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
  • June 23-July 23: Summer School Session
  • Summer School Week:  Monday-Friday
  • There will be no Summer School July 3rd.


  • Classes are $190.00 each.
  • Make all checks payable to: Federal Way School District
  • All fees must be paid at the time of registration.
  • Full refunds will be made for all classes canceled by the district.  Students will be notified by phone.
  • A withdrawal fee of $5.00 will be charged if student withdraws on or before June 26, 2015.
  • Receipts for mail-in registrations are available.  Please include a stamped self-addressed envelope.


Summer School Policies

In order to enable all students to learn with the least number of distractions, we have the following rules and procedures:


  1. A student who is absent more than Three (3) days will lose credit.  Absences are counted from the first day of classes.
  2. Three tardies will equal one absence.  If the student is more than fifteen (15) minutes late, the tardy will be considered an absence.
  3. No Early Dismissals, Vacations, Summer Camps or Retreats Will Be Granted If Credit Is Desired.


  1. Food or beverages will not be permitted in the classrooms or halls.
  2. Smoking, tobacco, drugs, and alcohol are prohibited on or adjacent to the campus.
  3. Destruction of school property is forbidden.
  4. Fireworks and/or weapons of any kind are strictly forbidden.
  5. Absolutely NO laser pens/pointers are to be brought on campus.
  6. Appropriate school dress and footwear is required as contained in FWPS Student Policy 3224.
  7. Students will not be allowed to leave the campus during the school day.
  8. Visitors are not allowed at summer school and will be asked to leave the schools grounds.
  9. Head gear may not be worn in the classroom or hallways.
  10. All student conduct expectations, disciplinary action and due process procedures of the regular school year are also followed at Summer School.
  11. Cell phones and electronic devices must not be seen or used within the building or classroom.  These devices will be taken from the student and held for parent pick up.

Note:  A student suspended or expelled for a criminal or school offense will lose credit and their tuition will not be refunded.

Course Offerings

Please see our list of 2015 summer course offerings

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