Summit Academy

Tel: (724)282-1995
Grades: 9-12 | 312 students
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

Grades Offered Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students 312 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Summit Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Nearby Private 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)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Herman
    Grades: PK-8 | 132 students
    0 miles
    Po Box 21
    Herman, PA 16039
  • Butler
    Grades: PK-8 | 94 students
    2.7 miles
    211 Saint Wendelin Rd
    Butler, PA 16002
  • Butler
    Grades: PK-6 | 81 students
    2.8 miles
    650 Saxonburg Road
    Butler, PA 16002
  • Butler
    Grades: 3-12 | 24 students
    3.1 miles
    590 Protzman Rd
    Butler, PA 16002
  • Butler
    Grades: K-12 | 39 students
    3.3 miles
    199 Great Belt Rd
    Butler, PA 16002

School Reviews

my son got jumped there and they did not a thing about it
- Posted by Parent, 02/10/14
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, 12/11/12

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The average acceptance rate in Butler County, PA is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).