Summit Academy Of Greater Louisville
5.00 (4 reviews)
- The mission of Summit Academy is to provide a nurturing educational environment for children with learning differences, in which each child's academic achievement comes to reflect his or her potential.
|School Type||Special Education School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)|
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Attention Deficit Disorder, Dyslexia, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, Spectrum Disorder|
|Total Students||113 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 8%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||28 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||4:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||8 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(Khaki pants/skirts and golf shirt)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$14,103|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition varies by grade $8,315-$17,700|
|% on Financial Aid|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Barbara Waldrop|
|Admissions Associate||Rebecca Hoffmann|
|Total Sports Offered||6 sports|
|Sports||Archery, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, SwimmingArchery, Basketball,|
Cheering, Cross Country,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||7 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Archery Club, Cross Country, Drama Club, Lego Club, STEM Club, Swim Club, Throws Clu
- Every child is valuable and necessary to our society.
- Every child is unique and has unique strengths and weaknesses.
- Every child deserves to be taught in a way that will allow them to be successful. Individual attention is vital to assessing and addressing a child's needs.
- Early intervention for learning differences will contribute to a child's academic success and emotional well-being.
- An emotionally safe environment is essential for a child to be able to learn. A school experience should address the needs of the whole child - social, emotional, physical, and academic.
- A joint cooperative commitment between family and school is essential to the success of the student.
- Technology enhances education and can be used for remediation and compensation of learning differences.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Louisville Grades: K-8 | 216 students
1925 Duker Ave
Louisville, KY 40205
(502)459-6131 8.9 K-8
- Louisville Grades: 1-8 | 209 students
3023 Melbourne Ave
Louisville, KY 40220
(502)456-5819 5.2 1-8
- Louisville Grades: K-12
7515 Westport Road
Louisville, KY 40222
(502)966-6979 4.3 K-12
Amazing caring environment that changed my son's life for the better
- Posted by Parent - la.ly
Summit Academy is a progressive, academically-challenging school for bright kids who have diagnosed learning differences. My child has been saved academically by the small class size, individualized approach to teaching, and the caring staff. She has self-confidence that non-existent prior to Summit. She will be able to attend any high school in the area, public, private or parochial.
- Posted by Parent - amyan
Summit Academy is an excellent school for any student who struggles with learning differences. My child was enrolled in an excellent private school, however, his academic needs were not being met and so I transferred him to Summit. Not only is he learning and thriving in the classes, his behavior, attitude and general happiness has improved in and out of school. The teachers and staff are experienced, caring, and extremely knowledgeable about the many different ways to teach the same concept to fit the learning needs of individual students. As a parent and an educator (working at a different school), I highly recommend Summit Academy as a school where every child truly does learn.
- Posted by Parent - lee.r
I highly recommend this school for children who learn differently! My child did not thrive in the public school arena, it was too large to tend to her needs. She is in an environment now that focuses on her, not a test score or curriculum. She is in drama, cheerleading, archery, and talent shows. She is thriving in math, a subject that is difficult for her but no longer daunting. Her advanced reading strengths are celebrated. She is confident and blossoming. The curriculum will have her prepared for a local private parochial high school that I would never have thought she could attend 5 years ago.
- Posted by Parent - sbste
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