Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the dates of this year's summer school? 
    • June 28-July 30, 2021
  • When does registration start?
    • February 1, 2021
  • What programs can I register my student for?
    • Programs are designed based on the grade the student is entering in the fall. 
  • My student is not familiar with Darien High School.  How can I ensure they get from one class to another?
    • We offer a complimentary campus guide program.  High school students are available to walk participants from one class to another. If you are interested in this service, please indicate this during registration (you will be prompted to answer a question about this once you add a class to your cart). 
  • What COVID-19 precautions will DSS take this summer? 
    • DSS will follow Darien Public Schools' COVID-19 policies, rules, and regulations that are in place for the 2020-2021 school year. 
  • What is the refund policy for 2021? 
    • Reserve your child's spot in a DSS program with confidence!  Families making a request by June 7, 2021 will receive a full refund minus a $30 processing fee. 
  • My student wants to take a DSS course for high school credit.  Are there policies on this?
    • Darien High School students must received permission from the appropriate department chair before receiving credit for the course.  Please read more in the "Awarding Credit for HS Courses" section before enrolling.