Summit School

333 W River Rd,
Elgin, IL, 60123-0601
     Tel: (847)468-0490
Grades: 2 - 12 | 79 students
Since 1968, Summit School has provided thousands of children the necessary academic and interpersonal skills to lead productive and meaningful lives.
Summit School is approved by the State of Illinois as a private special education school and is accredited by the North Central Association.
Summit is dedicated to fulfilling the needs of children with learning difficulties.
We accept students from first grade through high school graduation, who are challenged with identified learning, attentional and/or social difficulties, including children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Summit School offers an array of services to support students' educational experiences.
Each student program is guided by an individualized education program (IEP).
Summit School academics include all core subjects contained in the Illinois State Goals and Learning Standards.
Students receive additional support, in the areas of computers, pre-vocational work program and transition planning.
Related services include speech and language therapy, occupational therapy and counseling.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 2 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 79 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition rates set by Illinois State Board of Education
Admissions Director Johanna White

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Einstein Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Einstein Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Einstein Academy (0.7 miles away)
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  • ElginThe Einstein Academy
    747 Davis Rd
    ElginIL60123
    (847)697-3836
    0.7 mi | 89 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • ElginHamilton Academy
    Alternative School
    665 Tollgate Rd Ste D
    ElginIL60123
    (847)695-9732
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    0.8 mi | 19 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • ElginFox River Country Day School
    1600 Dundee Avenue
    ElginIL60120
    (847)-88-8-7910
    0.8 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ElginThe Learning Tree East
    Daycare / Preschool
    845 Summit St
    ElginIL60120
    (847)741-6880
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.7 mi | 10 students | Gr. K                      
  • ElginElgin Academy
    350 Park St
    ElginIL60120
    (847)695-0303
    1.7 mi | 387 students | Gr. NS-12                      

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