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Summit provides meaningful learning that lasts a lifetime.

We inspire and we equip each student for a rich journey of lifelong learning.

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At Summit, our children are surrounded by memorable teachers.

They are mentors and models—encouragers and friends—who engage students in the present and prepare them for the future.

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Curiosity is the basic fuel of learning.

At Summit, we don’t waste it and we don’t squelch it—we leverage it. 

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Our work is always purposeful.

Every aspect of our school, from curriculum to campus, is designed to maximize opportunities for learning.

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Every child brings distinctive potential and a unique voice to Summit.

We cherish that individuality, and our faculty is committed to discovering each child’s gifts.

  • Prepared
  • Honorable
  • Curious
  • Accepting
  • Socially Responsible

As a Summit graduate, I strive to develop my full potential.

I am prepared.

I have acquired a strong academic, athletic, artistic, and technological foundation.

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As a Summit graduate, I strive to develop my full potential.

I am honorable.

I operate from an ethical compass, guided by character, confidence and competence.

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As a Summit graduate, I strive to develop my full potential.

I am curious.

I exhibit intellectual curiosity, including critical and creative thinking with a commitment to lifelong learning.

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As a Summit graduate, I strive to develop my full potential.

I am accepting.

I demonstrate a global awareness, embrace diversity and work collaboratively within and beyond the school community.

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Second graders learning what it's like to be blind
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As a Summit graduate, I strive to develop my full potential.

I am socially responsible.

I am committed to civic responsibility, service and stewardship—both locally and globally.

Our Divisions

Early Childhood

Young children are strong, capable, and filled with wonder.

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Lower School

We engage the whole child.

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Upper School

Think again. And again.

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Triad Academy

Children with dyslexia learn differently.

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Recent News

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Sunday, September 26 will be Summit's 88th birthday! Summit has been inspiring learning for nearly 90 years!

Big Dreams at Summit School

Enjoy this video produced by current parent, Marina Davis, with music composed by Summit faculty member Trevor Keitt.

How Summit Stayed Summit

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck in March, the school responded swiftly to make a smooth transition for our students and families and our faculty quickly adapted to relationship-based distance learning. Together we transformed campus into a safe place for students and teachers. While our campus may look different and our teaching methods have had to be flexible, we stayed Summit.

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