Summer
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Summer
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About Summer Intensive Courses
SBS is offering a select number of intensive courses to rising 7-12th grade students using a blended synchronous/asynchronous plan where students do all of the work for asynchronous online courses and then meet with the teacher synchronously over WebEX four times a week for live discussion-based meetings. In the live sessions, the teacher provides personalized instruction and feedback and answers to whatever questions the students may have. Students may also meet synchronously with each other to work on group projects. Students must be highly motivated and disciplined to complete these intensive courses as they require roughly a week’s worth of work per day. Students should expect to spend 4-5 hours daily on their coursework, and they should complete all of their assignments in advance of their live class meetings.

Prerequisites
Prerequisite courses and grades are listed in each course description. Students must meet the prerequisites to register for a course. Admission will be determined by the Academic Team and the Executive Director of Gravitas. Students who do not currently attend The Stony Brook School or Gravitas will be required to apply through the school's admissions portal. An admissions representative will walk you through the process. You will need to submit transcripts or report cards for the past three school years.

High School Credit
Courses can be taken for official high school credit from The Stony Brook School or audited for enrichment purposes only. Students will receive a Stony Brook School transcript indicating their grade for the course and the term during which they took it. The tuition for the summer course is the same either way. Students may choose whether they want credit or not upon completion of the course. No withdrawals will be published on the transcript.

Sessions
Each summer session will last two weeks, with students completing the equivalent of one week’s worth of coursework per day. Two weeks at this pace is equivalent to one trimester (1 credit) of a course. Students may take a maximum of 1 credit per two-week session. Students taking 1-credit courses will schedule an oral exam with their teacher during the week after the class has finished. Students wishing to complete a year’s worth of work will take six weeks worth of class and then will schedule an oral final exam with their teacher during the seventh week.

Cost
Tuition is $500 per week, so $1,000 for a 1-credit two-week intensive and $3,000 for a 3-credit six-week intensive. Students may take no more than one course at a time. Financial aid is available to students enrolled at SBS and is proportionate to existing agreements with the school. Payments will be made through Smart Tuition.

Application Deadlines
To apply, select your preferred courses using this registration form. Applications are due May 1. Decisions will be made and communicated to families by May 15. For students already enrolled in Stony Brook School, this form constitutes both your application and your registration request. For students not currently enrolled as Stony Brook students, please clock on the "Apply" link on the page to complete your application through SchoolAdmin.

Course availability is subject to enrollment and staffing availability. Courses with fewer than four students registered may not run. Students will be offered an alternative course should their first choice class be canceled. Students will be admitted on a rolling basis to classes that are already running but have available seats after May 1.

Summer 2022 Trimester Equivalent Online Classes

June 6-17

  • College Counseling (not for credit)
  • Health & Human Flourishing II (1 credit)

June 6-24

  • Intro to Economics through Advanced Microeconomics (2 credits)

June 27-July 8

  • College Counseling (not for credit)

July 11-22

  • College Counseling (not for credit)

July 25-August 5

  • Advanced Macroeconomics (1 credit)
  • College Counseling (not for credit)
Summer 2022 Full-Year Equivalent Online Classes

June 27-August 12

  • Advanced Calculus (3 credits)
  • Algebra I (3 credits)
  • Algebra II Honors (3 credits)
  • Chemistry Honors (3 credits)
  • English as a Second Language (not for credit)
  • English 11/12: Rhetoric & Composition (3 credits)
  • Faith and Philosophy (3 credits)
  • Geometry (3 credits)
  • Humanities 9 (3 credits)

Gravitas: A Global Extension of The Stony Brook School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid policies, and school-administered programs.