Summit Academy

Tel: (724)282-1995
The Summit Academy, located in Herman, Butler County, Pennsylvania, (about one hour north of the city of Pittsburgh) is a private, residential school for delinquent young men ages 14-18 and serving grades 9-12.
Under the same dedicated management as The Academy, The Summit Academy strives to rehabilitate its, currently, 300 students, who hail from all of Pennsylvania as well as Ohio, West Virginia, Delaware and Washington, DC, through education, industrial trades’ training, counseling, and athletics.
Located on a beautiful 125-acre campus, facilities include the main academic building, dormitory, gymnasium, library, athletic fields, indoor and outdoor basketball courts, and a swimming pool. We expect only the best from our students at the Summit Academy; this is why we treat them like gentlemen rather than juvenile delinquents.
With this mindset, our students are required to wear the proper school uniform, which, for most of the year, includes an oxford shirt, tie, khaki pants, belt and loafers.
Students attend classes daily and counseling sessions, athletic practices, and industrial trades training in the evening.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 311 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 82%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Summit Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Butler Wesleyan Academy (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Mary Assumption Elementary School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Mary Assumption Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Herman St. Mary Assumption Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Po Box 21
    Herman , PA , 16039
    (724)283-2129
    (Roman Catholic)
    0  mi  |  132  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Butler St. Wendelin Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    211st Wendelin Rd
    Butler , PA , 16002
    (724)285-4986
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.7  mi  |  123  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Butler
    His Kids Christian School
    (Presbyterian)
    650 Saxonburg Road
    Butler , PA , 16002
    (724)352-8177
    (Presbyterian)
    2.8  mi  |  54  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Butler
    Butler Wesleyan Academy
    (Methodist)
    590 Protzman Rd
    Butler , PA , 16002
    (724)256-5456
    (Methodist)
    3.1  mi  |  20  students  |  Gr.  2-12
  • Butler
    Calvary Academy
    (Baptist)
    199 Great Belt Rd
    Butler , PA , 16002
    (724)352-4481
    (Baptist)
    3.3  mi  |  39  students  |  Gr.  K-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 10, 2014 - my son got jumped there and they did not a thing about it. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended December 11, 2012 - I would like to thank the teachers and staff of Summit Academy for safe keeping of my child and for helping him to succeed in all he did the year he spent there. - Posted by Parent

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