Thayer Academy Collaborative

 

The Thayer Academy Collaborative provides expanded learning opportunities to students from underrepresented groups with academic potential and curiosity. Through leveraging the Academy’s resources and opportunity-centered teaching, the Collaborative seeks to avert summer learning loss for students from Boston and the South Shore area.


Summer 2024 participant eligibility:
Students entering grades 6-8 in fall 2024 in Boston and the South Shore area.

Dates & Details

The Thayer Academy Collaborative will run between July 8 - July 26, 
Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Determination of Eligibility: Students entering grades 6-8 in fall 2024.
  • The deadline for applications is June 1, 2024. However, early application is encouraged.
    • To assist families with their summer planning, admission decisions on submitted applications will be announced beginning on April 28, 2024.
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, snack) and transportation are provided.
  • Academic classes take place Monday through Thursday, with field trips on Fridays.
  • Students take classes in English, math, and science.
  • Each class is taught by a lead teacher and a teaching assistant.
  • Weekly enrichment activities include: Media Production, Robotics & Coding, and Music & Visual Arts.
  • Please be advised that while the Collaborative aims to help students reach their highest academic potential, we do not have educators specifically trained in special education.

For additional information, please contact the Thayer Academy Collaborative Program Director Marie Jimenez (mjimenez@thayer.org | 781-664-2337) or
Thayer Academy DEIB Director Matt Ghiden (mghiden@thayer.org | 781-664-2334).

REGISTER TODAY!

All registrations take place online, and students are selected on a rolling basis, depending on academic performance, personal motivation,
teacher recommendations, and parental involvement

The application must include the following:



Sample Daily Schedule

8:30 - 9 a.m.

Breakfast

9 - 9:15 a.m.

Morning Meeting

9:15 - 10 a.m.

Class A: English / Class B: Math

10 - 10:15 a.m.

Recess / Snack

10:15 - 11 a.m.

Class A: Math / Class B: Science

11 - 11:45 a.m.

Class A: Science / Class B: English

11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Lunch

12:15 - 12:30 p.m.

Recess

12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Enrichment Activity 

Week 1: Visual Arts
Week 2: Robotics & Coding 
Week 3: Music & Media Production

2:30 - 2:45 p.m.

Change for the Pool

2:45 - 3:15 p.m.

Pool

3:30 p.m.

Dismissal / Load Bus

4 p.m.

Buses Depart