Summer Institute
  • FHS Summer Institute Coordinator: Mike Tarlin

    We are excited to announce that the Summer Institute will be running in person this year! Registration can be completed through MyRec at the respective links below.

    The program dates are July 5th - July 29th, and there will be both morning (8-10:30 or 11, depending on the class) and afternoon sessions (10:35-1:05 or 11-2), depending on the class.

    Other important information:

    • Classes will be held in-person
    • We will have a FAQ sheet coming out shortly
    • Please contact Mike Tarlin at with any questions 
    • Please follow us on Twitter - @fhs_summer

    Out of District student Credit Recovery Tuition $195.00. No refunds will be made after June 28, 2022, unless the class is canceled. 

    FSI is a self-supporting school. Financial aid is extremely limited and may be available to students with very unusual circumstances of need. Only Framingham residents with a good attendance record in the Framingham Public Schools will be considered. Applications are available in the summer school office. The deadline for submitting an application is June 25, 2022. Any applications lacking the required documentation and signatures will not be considered. 


    • Due to the limited number of class days and the intensity of the program, attendance to all classes is mandatory
    • No tuition will be refunded if a student is dropped or fails due to excessive absences or tardiness. THERE ARE NO EXCUSED ABSENCES. Students who exceed two absences may be removed from the program. 
    • Tardies and absences are subject to the discretion of the director. 

    All students are expected to comply with the same rules of conduct that apply within the Framingham Schools during the regular school year. Attire may be comfortable, but should keep with the prevailing standards for school dress. 

Original Credit: Grades 9-12

  • Original Credit Registration

    The credits earned will be applied proactively toward the next school year

    Health Education (7:30-10:30) M-F .5 Credits 
    Students will gain knowledge and skills to make informed, responsible decisions for healthy living. The areas of study include wellness, communication skills, cancers, infectious diseases, social and emotional health, sex and family life education, violence prevention, sexual harassment and substance-free lifestyles. This course satisfies a semester of the Health Education graduation requirement at FHS.

    Lifetime Activities (7:30-10:30) M-F .5 Credits 
    During the Lifetime Activities segment of the physical education program, students will experience a wide variety of activities focusing on lifelong participation. These activities will include the racquet sports of tennis, badminton, table tennis, volleyball and softball as well as, archery and golf. The pursuit of lifelong fitness will be emphasized. This course satisfies a semester of the Physical Education graduation requirement at FHS.

    Creative Writing (10:35-1:35) M-F .5 Credits 
    This course will help students become more creative, develop an individual writing style, and develop written communication skills. Many writing assignments stimulate students to observe the world around them and to incorporate their impressions and ideas into their writing. Students will be asked to write poems, journals, short stories and plays. This class is for English credit.

    Study Skills (7:30-10:30) M-F .5 Credits 
    A course for students who demonstrate difficulties navigating the necessary executive functioning skills of planning, organizing, monitoring performance, and general follow-through; all skills that are critical for achieving success in high school and beyond. This course may be of particular interest to students entering 9th grade who feel they are lacking in these areas. The course will teach skills such as how to organize a binder, creating checklists, planning and studying for tests and taking notes. Students will learn about their organizational strengths and weaknesses and work to make improvements. Summer reading for English will also be incorporated into the curriculum. This course satisfies a semester of the Practical Arts graduation requirement at FHS.

    Original Credit Registration

    Note: Though these classes have a fee, we are strongly encouraging all students interested to apply;  we will have financial aid readily available. We want to provide all students interested with the means to enroll in these classes! Please contact Mike Tarlin for more information.

Credit Recovery: Grades 9-12

  • Recovery Credit Registration

    Makeup and Review Program (Grades 9-12)

    CLASS TIMES: 8am - 10:30am or 10:35am - 1:05pm, depending on the class


    • English 1
    • English 2
    • Grade 11 English / Grade 12 English 
    • Modern World History
    • US History 1 / US History 2
    • Geometry
    • Algebra 1
    • Algebra 2
    • Earth Science
    • Biology
    • Chemistry

    CREDIT PROVISIONS: At Framingham Summer Institute, students are able to take courses for either original or make-up credit. In order to receive make-up credit for a course, a student needs to have completed the full course during the school year and received a failing grade. 

    • For students at FHS, if a course is offered at FSI, credit for an equivalent course will not be accepted from any other summer school. 
    • Non-residents must ask administrators at their schools in advance whether course credit will be approved and recognized. 

    AUDITING COURSES Students that have registered and paid the regular tuition are permitted to audit courses for NO academic credit. Students may participate fully in classes and will receive informal evaluation from teachers. 

    Recovery Credit Registration