CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. -- More than 1,300 Cherokee County School District students took advantage of the summer classes offered in June.
Roughly 300 high school students participated in a credit recovery program to retake the classes they did not pass during the school year. Another 450 high schoolers flocked to Cherokee and Woodstock high schools to earn credits by taking certain classes for the first time.
Canton Elementary School STEM Academy and Oak Grove Elementary School Fine Arts Academy offered Title I program sessions, which were available to children from low-income families. About 200 elementary and middle school students participated.
Approximately 100 special education students attended a program just for them at Canton Elementary School, and more than 200 rising high school freshmen took advantage of a bridge program for remediation in core subjects.