Summer School

General Information

The academic summer school program for Monticello High School students will run from July 8 through Aug. 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily at the Robert J. Kaiser Middle School. The program will be closed on July 4, July 19 and Aug. 2. 

Summer School at MHS is an academically concentrated program of learning that fulfills the maximum required instructional time to ensure credit recovery for students. Along with a curriculum that provides necessary content remediation, students will also prepare to take the NYS Regents Exams in August if required.  A vital part of the success of students enrolled in the Academic Summer School program is regular attendance. Please be sure to attend daily to reach your potential.


Summer school registration has been extended. Parents and students may call (845)794-8840 ext. 10929/10928 to register on Monday, July 8 and Tuesday, July 9 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Summer school registration will be held on July 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on July 2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Robert J. Kaiser Middle School cafeteria. Please come prepared with your address, contact information, emergency contact information.

Out-of-district students can register for Regents testing only and will need will also need to provide their school’s address, contact information and provide a $50 testing fee. 

Regents Exams

Regents exams will be held on Aug. 13 and Aug. 14, 2019


Graduation is held in August each year. For 2019, it will be held on Aug. 16 at 10 a.m. in the Monticello High School cafeteria. 

Expectations and Rules

In repeat academic offerings, credit for the course is largely dependent on satisfactory participation in the class. Participation equal 40% of the student’s overall grade. Students absent more than 3 days  unexcused per course cannot receive credit due to the lack of necessary participation points.

Students are to only use the main entrance when entering and exiting the building.

Summer school will operate under a “Closed Campus” for 2019. Students enrolled in less than 3 classes will not be able to exit the building in between classes. Students will not be permitted to leave the building and return.

Appropriate dress for class is expected. Anyone coming to school with clothing that is deemed unsafe, inappropriate and/or disruptive to the learning environment will be sent home. All students are expected to behave in a manner that is conducive to learning. It is expected that students will conduct themselves in a moral and ethical manner at times. Plagiarism and cheating are unacceptable behaviors.

All students will follow the Student Code of Conduct.