Summit School

Tel: (336)722-2777
Grades: PK-9 | 504 students
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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. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-9
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Yes
Year Founded 1933

Student Body

Total Students 504 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Summit School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
38%
Average Class Size 17 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

% on Financial Aid
16%
Admissions Associate Donza Friende

Sports

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,
FootballGolf,
GymnasticsLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

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

  • Summit School is a 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.

Profile last updated: 01/16/2016

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