SUMMERBRIDGE FAQ

Where is Summerbridge held?

San Francisco University High School (3065 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA  94115).

When is the Summerbridge application due?

There are actually two due dates: the first is Friday, January 27, 2017, and the second is Friday, March 3, 2017. 

Will my child be at a disadvantage if they turn in their Summerbridge application in Round Two (due March 3, 2017)?

No, all applicants are considered equally whether they turn in their application in Round One or Round Two. The two different deadlines are simply a way for Summerbridge to manage and read the incoming applications more efficiently. 

How do we apply to Summerbridge?

Step #1: read this webpage in its entirety.

Step #2: complete the Summerbridge online inquiry form.

Step #3: download, complete, and submit the Summerbridge application by one of the two application deadlines. 

How much does Summerbridge cost?

Summerbridge is a tuition-free program. 

How much can my family earn and still be eligible for Summerbridge?

The chart below lists the average income amounts of our enrolled students/families from the 2015–2016 application season. NOTE: We consider incomes higher than these averages and we take into consideration all special family income circumstances.

Our student lives in two different households. How is my financial eligibility calculated?

Summerbridge will calculate financial need based on income from BOTH families who are financially responsible for the student. Summerbridge requires tax information from both parents and households, and will determine eligibility. As each family situation is unique, should you have any questions, please contact a Summerbridge staff member.

What kind of commitment does Summerbridge require?

Summerbridge students commit to attending three summer programs, starting after the student's sixth-grade school year, and two academic school years. 

Is Summerbridge just a summer program?

No, Summberidge is a year-round program. Participating students attend for six weeks in the summer and one to two days per week during the school year in our after-school program.

Is there a parent/guardian participation requirement?

Yes. If your student is admitted to the Summerbridge program, at least one parent/guardian must attend five of six Summerbridge Family Association meetings. These meetings are opportunities for parents and guardians to participate in Summerbridge and are held in the evenings.

What are the dates of the summer program?

The Summer 2017 program runs from Tuesday, June 20 through Wednesday, August 2.

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