Credit Courses

Lancaster Country Day School for-credit summer courses cover the content of academic year classes, allowing students to advance, or to focus on a particular area of study for approximately five weeks in the summer. Classes will be open to students from other schools, with a minimum class size of five students and a maximum class size of 17 students. 

The courses are worth 1.00 credit, which is equivalent to an LCDS Upper School class held during the academic year. The credit will appear on an LCDS transcript. For five weeks in June to July, courses meet four hours per day, five days per week. The cost for each course is  $800. 

Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis and registration opens on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. Prior to enrollment, students from other schools should contact their school guidance counselor to confirm credit transfer and acceptance. Please click the link below to register. 

Summer 2019 Course Offerings

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  • Physics 1

    Instructor:  Jim Ringlein

    • Full year of Chemistry and Algebra II with final grades of C or higher.
    • For students entering grades: 10-12

    Meeting Times:
    • June 17 to June 21 8 AM to 12:00 PM each day.
    • June 24 to June 28 and July 1-3, 8 AM to 1 PM each day.
    • July 8 to 12 and July 15-19 8 AM to 12 PM each day.

    Course Description: 
    Explore learning simulations and related worksheets are assigned for homework each evening, plus related e-text reading and a few problems/ questions from the book. About 1 to 1.5 hrs homework each evening. A quiz will be given each Friday, and a comprehensive final on the last day. A laboratory notebook will be required for documentation of daily experimentation.
  • Honors Chemistry

    Instructor:  Lindsay Deibler-Wallace

    • Full year of Algebra I and Honors Geometry with final grades of B or higher
    • For students entering grades: 9-12

    Meeting Times: 
    • June 17-21 8 AM to 12 PM each day.
    • June 24-28 and July 1-3, 8 AM to 1 PM each day.
    • July 8-12 and July 15-19 8 AM to 12 PM each day.

    Course Description:
    Vodcasts will be assigned as daily homework in addition to some practice problems on corresponding worksheets.  About 1 - 1.5 hours of homework each evening. Comprehensive weekly assessments on 2-3 units, laboratory activities, and a final exam will all contribute to the overall grade in the course.
  • Algebra 1

    Instructor:  Rob Trubiano

    • Pre-algebra
    • For students entering grades: 8-9

    Meeting Times:
    • June 10, 2019 through July 12, 2019, Monday through Friday, from 8:00-12:00.
    • There will need to be two eight hour days (8:00-5:00) in order to make up for no classes on July 4 and 5.

    Course Description:
    This course focuses on problem solving using arithmetic operations and algebraic skills to solve linear equations, inequalities, and systems of equations. Students also learn to use proportions, coordinate graphs, exponents, and polynomials. Students apply these topics to geometry, data analysis, and real-life problems. A TI-84 graphing calculator is required. There be about 30 minutes of homework per day, and a final exam will contribute to the overall grade in the course. 

Contact Us

Lancaster Country Day School
725 Hamilton Road
Lancaster, PA 17603-2491
Phone: (717) 392-2916, ext. 286

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Lancaster Country Day School is a preschool-12th grade, coed college preparatory school with students from Lancaster, Hershey, York and Reading.