Summit Academy

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.

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School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students312 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Summit Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Summit Academy is Butler Wesleyan Academy (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is St. Mary Assumption Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Butler
    Grades: PK-8 | 132 students
    0 miles
    811 Herman Rd
    Butler, PA 16002
    (724) 283-2129
    0 PK-8
  • Butler
    Grades: PK-8 | 132 students
    2.7 miles
    211 Saint Wendelin Rd
    Butler, PA 16002
    (724) 285-4986
    2.7 PK-8
  • Butler
    Grades: PK-6 | 122 students
    2.8 miles
    650 Saxonburg Road
    Butler, PA 16002
    (724) 352-8177
    2.8 PK-6
  • Butler
    Grades: K-12 | 21 students
    3.1 miles
    590 Protzman Rd
    Butler, PA 16002
    (724) 256-5456
    3.1 K-12
  • Butler
    Grades: K-12 | 39 students
    3.3 miles
    199 Great Belt Rd
    Butler, PA 16002
    (724) 352-4481
    3.3 K-12

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
my son got jumped there and they did not a thing about it
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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.
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The average private school tuition in Pennsylvania is $8,014 for elementary schools and $16,141 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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