Summer S.M.A.R.T.S.


Designed to help students develop and strengthen their academic skills during Summer Break, Summer S.M.A.R.T.S. is Westmark's enriching summer program focused on:

Strategies - Math -  Active Learning - Reading and Writing - Technology - Skills for Success!

Summer S.M.A.R.T.S. is open to all students preparing to enter Grades 2–12 in the fall who have diagnosed language-based learning differences. Required for all newly enrolled Westmark students, Summer S.M.A.R.T.S. offers an opportunity to  acclimate to Westmark's academic programming and campus culture.



SUMMER S.M.A.R.T.S. 2022

June 21–July 15
(except Monday, July 4)

Registration for the 2022 session of Summer S.M.A.R.T.S. is now closed. Thank you for your interest!

Questions about the program? Contact Marissa DeSiena, Summer S.M.A.R.T.S. Program Director (

Monday–Friday | 8:30 am–12:30 pm

During Summer S.M.A.R.T.S., students take core classes in reading, writing, and math, as well as one strength-based elective based on student preference. These classes support students in developing and stabilizing their academic skills. 

Conducted in small groups, instruction is uniquely tailored to each student’s learning profile and covers grade-appropriate study skills, annotation, and organization. Students are taught by Westmark’s expert specialists, who are highly trained in a variety of research-based teaching methodologies specially designed to meet the needs of students with language-based learning differences. Our warm, friendly, and supportive environment helps develop confident and engaged learners.

Scroll down to read about our ACADEMIC PROGRAM: 2022 COURSES and ACADEMIC PROGRAM: 2022 ELECTIVES.

AFTERNOON EXTENSION (optional; additional fees apply)
Twice a week (Monday and Wednesday OR Wednesday and Friday OR Tuesday and Thursday) | (12:30–1:30 pm)

Summer S.M.A.R.T.S. students have the option to enroll in additional courses offered in the early afternoon twice a week. Scroll down to read about our AFTERNOON EXTENSION: 2022 CLASS OFFERINGS.


SUMMER FUN EXTENDED CARE (optional; additional fees apply)
Available daily | 12:30–4:00 pm

Parents looking to extend their child's day can opt into our supervised Summer Fun Extended Care program. Each afternoon, students will participate in three pre-planned activities that will rotate through the week, including: arts and crafts, movement, science, technology, games, gardening, and popular special events.