• Summer Experience Web Banner - June 21 - July 28

    The Columbus City Schools 2022 Summer Experience begins Tuesday, June 21, and concludes Thursday, July 28. Below are more details to help you and your student have a successful summer experience at CCS.


    • Six-week program: June 21 - July 28Boys Planting
    • Elementary and Middle School - Monday -  Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
    • High School Students - Monday - Thursday 7:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Breakfast and lunch will be provided daily for all students. 
    • Health and safety protocols will be followed.
    • No school on Monday, July 4, in observance of the Fourth of July.

    Student Expectations

    • The only school supply your child needs this summer is a fully charged device. School sites will provide all other supplies such as pens, paper, pencils, etc. 
    • Do not bring devices to Spruce Run, the District’s Nature Center. 
    • During the Summer Experience, students are expected to follow all the policies, rules, and guidelines outlined in the Guide to Student Success.


    • Yellow School Bus Transportation is provided this summer for the following students: 
      • Elementary School students 
      • Middle School students
      • ONLY High School taking courses at Spruce Run. 
    • Masks are optional for all students.


    Transportation to Spruce Run

    • Transportation for high school students registered for Spruce Run this summer will be provided Monday through Thursday.. 
    • The bus will leave from Fort Hayes at 7:30 a.m. and return at 12:30 p.m. 
    • Masks are optional for all students.
    • Suggested Dress for Spruce Run: Close-toed shoes, long pants or shorts, and knee socks to prevent ticks, a hat, and sunscreen applied at home.

    Student Success Cards

    The District is expanding its pilot Student Success Card program to additional school sites this summer. The CCS Success Card is a personalized ID featuring a photo, name, and ID number. Students will receive their student success card during the first week of the Summer Experience. The Student Success Card will be used for: 

    • Board the school bus in mornings and afternoons
    • Serve as ID during the school day
    • Access online learning
    • Check-out books from the Columbus Metropolitan Library
    • Students must wear the Success Card each day.

    Communicating with your Child’s Teacher and School

    • Check your child’s backpack regularly for notes, fliers, and other information from your child’s teacher, including the teacher’s email address.

    English as a Second Language Students

    • ESL Intervention Specialists will be available at all school sites to assist ESL students in the classroom. 
    • Parents can also reach out to the ESL Language Assistance Center: Summer Hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
    • Spanish- 614-365-5118 or 614-365-5334
    • Arabic-  614-365-6920
    • French- 614-365-5327
    • Somali- 614-365-8972
    • Nepali- 614-365-3105

    Questions and Concerns

    • For transportation questions, call the Transportation Call Center at 614-365-5074 between 7 a.m - 4 p.m. on weekdays.
    • Device issues call the HelpDesk at 614-645-8425.
    • For all other Summer Experience questions, call 614-365-5010.