Summers-Knoll School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (734)971-7991
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  • Summers-Knoll School provides a rich academic experience for students from K-8 in small, multi-age classes.
  • Our students learn in an intimate, vibrant school setting and out and about in the world.
  • It's a place where bright children progress at their own pace, creative children engage in limitless exploration and gifted children discover their potential.
  • We have a strong focus on the environment, service and community-based learning.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Independent Michigan Schools (AIMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1995
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students110 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 15%
Students by GradeSummers-Knoll School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size14 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
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Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineMar. 3 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$17,800
Tuition NotesKindergarten: $15,800 Elementary School (1-4): $17,800 Middle School (5-8): $19,500.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDeborah Paul-McDonald

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
After school clubs

Arts and Music Programs:
After school music lessons available

School Notes

  • Inspiring academics for bright, creative and gifted students
  • Small, mixed-grade classes, offering individual attention, support and challenge
  • Nurturing environment in which each child is loved and encouraged
  • Art, Music, Latin, French or Mandarin, P.E. for all students
  • Theme-based curriculum incorporating a multi-disciplinary approach
  • Child-centered learning supporting multiple learning styles
  • Diverse community and globally-focused curriculum
  • Community service, encouraging responsibility, empathy, and personal empowerment
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School Reviews

5  11/25/2016
I attended this school for five years from 2005 to 2010, and it was an incredible experience that gave me the mental push I didn't know I needed. It taught me to view things from every perspective and angle: creatively and analytically, logically, you name it; and emphasized the importance of thinking outside the box. I am now a high school sophomore, and I know I would not be in th place I am if it weren't for my education at Summers-Knoll. This school offers not only an interactive, creative education but also an experience a child will treasure throughout their life.
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