The Summit School

664 Central Ave E,
Edgewater, MD, 21037-0210
Tel: (410)798-0005
Grades: 1 - 8 | 107 students
Summit was founded in 1989 by Jane Snider, Ed.D., as a co-ed, not-for-profit school for bright students with dyslexia and other learning differences.
Our students are often diagnosed with learning disabilities by specialists in the field.
At Summit, our preference is to view those disabilities as differences because we emphasize the gifts each student brings, help them reach their potential, as well as remediate their skills.
The school offers a mainstream curriculum in a supportive environment with programs tailored to individual learning styles.
Highly skilled teaching professionals cultivate each child's strengths using a multi- sensory approach to foster literacy and interactive learning.
Outside the classroom, students participate in a wide range of activities including athletics, student government, clubs and community service programs.
Summit students successfully transition to area mainstream high schools and often are role models for their peer group.
The Summit School educates children with unique learning styles to their full potential.
The Summit School envisions a future for students in which they mature into self-sufficient, self-advocating and successful adults despite their learning challenges.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia and Other Language-based Learning Differences
Year Founded 1989

Student Body

Total Students 107 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 16%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade The Summit School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 4 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Kathleen Heefner
Admissions Associate

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Archery, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Lacrosse, Soccer, TennisArcheryBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
LacrosseSoccer,
Tennis

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Key School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is London Towne Academy (1.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Key School (2.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Edgewater London Towne Academy
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    211 Mayo Rd
    Edgewater , MD , 21037
    (410)798-5128
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.9  mi  |  13  students  |  Gr.  KG
  • Annapolis Key School    
    534 Hillsmere Dr
    Annapolis , MD , 21403
    (410)263-9231
    2.8  mi  |  654  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Annapolis
    St. Anne's School Of Annapolis
    (Episcopal)
    3112 Arundel On The Bay Road
    Annapolis , MD , 21403
    (410)263-8650
    (Episcopal)
    3.6  mi  |  187  students  |  Gr.  NS-8
  • Edgewater St. Andrew's United Methodist Day School
    (Methodist)
    4B Wallace Manor Road
    Edgewater , MD , 21037
    (410)266-0952
    (Methodist)
    3.9  mi  |  210  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Annapolis St Martins Lutheran Church School
    (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    1120 Spa Rd
    Annapolis , MD , 21403
    (410)269-1955
    (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    4.3  mi  |  160  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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