Summit School

2100 Reynolda Rd,
Winston Salem, NC, 27106-0271
Tel: (336)722-2777
Grades: PK - 9 | 478 students
Summit School is a progressive, coeducational day school for Pre-Kindergarten through Ninth Grade, located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Founded in 1933, Summit's challenging, research-based curriculum stresses development of each student's potential.
We are privileged to nurture young people in a caring environment designed to evoke maximum individual growth.
Summit School provides a challenging curriculum within a caring environment to help students develop their full potential.
Our aims are that the school must provide an environment that is physically and emotionally safe for children; the school must provide appropriate stimuli for children's intellectual, aesthetic, physical, emotional, moral and social development in order to help them grow optimally; the school must recognize and respond to the differences in children, their developmental timetables, their needs, their innate and distinguishing characteristics and aptitudes; the school must help children develop healthy self esteem and respect for their beliefs, values, talents and achievements while they learn to value others; the school must reflect diversity among its students, parents, staff and trustees; and the school must give children opportunities to care for other people and for the physical environment, within the school and in other settings.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 9
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Yes
Year Founded 1933

Student Body

Total Students 478 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 16%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Summit School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 38%
Average Class Size 17 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 16%
Admissions Director Katherine Memory
Admissions Associate Donza Friende


Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Chess Club, Girls On The Run, Gymnastics Team, Math Club, Summit Afternoon Academy, Summit Summer Camps Band, Chess Club, Math Club, Girls On The Run,
Gymnastics Team,
Summit Afternoon Academy,
Summit Summer Camps,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is First Assembly Christian School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Reynolda Preschool (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is First Assembly Christian School (1.3 miles away)
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  • Winston Salem Reynolda Preschool
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Presbyterian)
    2200 Reynolda Rd
    Winston Salem , NC , 27106
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Presbyterian)
    0.1  mi  |  105  students  |  Gr.  NS
  • Winston Salem
    First Assembly Christian School
    3730 University Pkwy
    Winston Salem , NC , 27106
    1.3  mi  |  292  students  |  Gr.  PK-10
  • Winston Salem
    Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award St. Leo School    
    (Roman Catholic)
    333 Springdale Avenue
    Winston Salem , NC , 27104
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.7  mi  |  279  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Winston Salem
    Kingswood School
    Alternative School
    1001 Reynolda Rd
    Winston Salem , NC , 27104
    Alternative School
    1.8  mi  |  34  students  |  Gr.  5-11
  • Winston Salem
    St. Pauls Episcopal Preschool
    Special Program Emphasis (Episcopal)
    520 Summit St
    Winston Salem , NC , 27101
    Special Program Emphasis (Episcopal)
    2.3  mi  |  208  students  |  Gr.  PK-7

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