Beginning the week of June 13, 2022, we will launch our summer enrichment programs for students, this includes summer school at each middle and high school, Extended School Year (ESY) programs and elementary STEAMworks. Our middle school summer program and ESY will be held from 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Thursday, and will run from June 13 to July 14. Our high school summer program and ESY will be held from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and will run from June 13 to July 21.
Our elementary summer enrichment program, STEAMworks, will be located at Gauldin, Lewis, Rio Hondo and Unsworth elementary schools, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. This program, which runs from June 13 to July 8, will enrich approximately 2,400 students by instructing them on the basis of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math). The elementary ESY program being held at Alameda will run from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday though Friday.
In observance of the July 4th holiday, all summer school programs will be on a Tuesday through Friday schedule as no school will be held Monday, July 4. Click here for the full Summer Programs schedule.
Also beginning on June 13, we will be participating in the Seamless Summer Food Service Program, providing breakfast and lunch at no cost to ALL children ages 18 and younger during the summer school session. Meal distributions will be held Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. until July 8; however, they will not be distributed on July 4 in observance of the July 4th holiday. Meals can be picked up via walk-up at Lewis, Rio Hondo and Unsworth elementary schools.
For any questions regarding the summer programs, please contact each respective school site for additional information. For any questions regarding the Seamless Summer Food Program, please contact the Food Services Department at (562) 469-6672. This institution is an equally opportunity provider.
The Downey Unified School district’s office hours will also be altered during the summer beginning on June 6, being open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The district office will be closed on Fridays beginning June 6 through July 29, 2022.
The upcoming 2022-23 school year will begin for all students on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. Registration for the upcoming school year will open on July 1, 2022.