New Summit School

  • New Summit School's mission is to encourage students, levels kindergarten - twelfth grade, to reach their full academic potential while promoting their emotional well-being.
  • New Summit School is dedicated to the educational philosophy that considers the diverse needs of today's students and families.
  • The school recognizes the need for non-traditional instructional settings that provide individual academic attention while encouraging emotional and social growth.
  • The school recognizes the need for an individual, motivational and intellectual environment for students, including those students who are exceptional learners who may encounter learning differences.
  • Through initial assessment, the staff of New Summit School determines each student's needs and custom-designs an educational plan suited to meeting those needs.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other associations(s) for exceptional children
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students191 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
43%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade New Summit School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jackson
    Grades: 1-12 | 153 students
    3.1 miles
    4080 Old Canton Rd
    Jackson, MS 39216
    (601)982-2812
    3.1 1-12
    153
  • Jackson
    Grades: PK-12 | 1162 students
    2.1 miles
    4908 Ridgewood Road
    Jackson, MS 39211
    (601)364-5761
    2.1 PK-12
    1162
  • Jackson
    Grades: PK-5 | 151 students
    5.7 miles
    3424 Robinson Street
    Jackson, MS 39209
    (601)922-1184
    5.7 PK-5
    151
  • Jackson
    Cares School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-10 | 85 students
    2.1 miles
    402 Wesley Ave
    Jackson, MS 39202
    (601)352-7784
    2.1 1-10
    85
  • Jackson
    Grades: PK-8 | 224 students
    8.5 miles
    1109 Cooper Road
    Jackson, MS 39212
    (601)371-2728
    8.5 PK-8
    224

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Actually I am a grand parent who is very much acrtive in my grand child's life. New Summit was an answer prayer for us. The school is well organized, a great learning environment, and the teachers are very caring and tune in to my grandson's needs and learning abilities. My grandchild loves the school. He doesn't ever want to go back to previous school district. He has a eagerness to learn now! As far as extracurricular activities, they are limited for now. He doesn't seem to mind. Oh yeah, the teacher, student ratio makes all the difference.
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5  
New Summit is the best kept secret in Jackson. The small teacher to student ratio and caring staff create a wonderful learning environment for the kids. New Summit is also great for socially awkward kids or children with low spectrum learning disabilities (i.e. Asperger's syndrome). We moved my child from a premier Madison, MS public school in 4th grade to New Summit. He went from being a shy, withdrawn kid with below average grades lost in a sea of students to an outgoing and cheerful kid with plenty of friends and A's/B's on his report cards. The school is small, however, so they are lacking in some extra-curricular activities such as organized sports (football, baseball, soccer, etc.). However, New Summit is continually growing and have a new multi-purpose gymnasium in the works which should provide more out of the classroom activities for the students.
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