GDOE summer school program begins

Guam Department of Education (PNC file photo)

The Guam Department of Education summer school program kicks off today, June 7, with more than 5,000 students participating.

The mode of instruction is face-to-face instruction, which will serve as a dry run for the bigger regular school opening this August.

For the school year 2021-2022, face-to-face registration has already risen to 85 percent.

The summer school session is open to elementary, middle, and high school students.

The updated hours for the GDOE summer school program are:

 Elementary & Middle School:

Elementary and middle school teachers will provide additional support to students needing remediation and enrichment.  The summer program will run from June 7 to July 16, 2021.  Instruction will be Monday through Thursday.

 Hours of Operation 

o   Elementary 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

o   Middle School 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


High School: 

The high school summer school program is designed as a credit recovery program for students lacking 0.5 credits or more.  For this summer, students are eligible to earn between 0.5 – 2 credits. The summer program will be held daily, Monday through Friday. for each session on the following dates: 

  •     Session A (Monday, June 7 to Wednesday, June 16)
  •     Session B (Thursday, June 17 to Monday, June 28)
  •     Session C (Tuesday, June 29 to Friday, July 9)
  •     Session D (Monday, July 11 to Thursday, July 22)

 Transportation will be provided for all participants.  Bussing will begin pick up by the following pick up times:

Elementary Middle School High School
7:00 a.m. 7:30 a.m. 6:30 a.m.


Summer School Schedule for SY 2020 – 2021
Elementary School Middle School High School
Hours of Operation

8:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.

Hours of Operation

8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Hours of Operation

7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Summer School Session:

Monday, June 7, 2021 – Friday, July 16, 2021

Session A:

Monday, June 7, 2021 – Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Session B:

Thursday, June 17, 2021 – Monday, June 28, 2021

Session C:

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 – Friday, July 9, 2021

Session D:

Monday, July 12, 2021 – Thursday, July 22, 2021


For elementary, middle, and high school programs:

= The face-to-face and online models of learning will be offered.

= Breakfast and lunch will be served.

= Transportation will be provided by the Department of Public Works.

Trades Academy Summer School Program

Meanwhile, the Guam Contractors Association Trades Academy and the Guam Department of Education have announced that the 2021 Trades Academy Summer School Program for high school-aged students will start on June 14, 2021, and run through July 22, 2021.  

All Day sessions will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Half-Day sessions will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

Registration forms can still be sent to Elizabeth Peredo from the Guam Trades Academy at