Summit School

Tel: (847)468-0490
  • Since 1968, Summit School has provided thousands of children the necessary academic and interpersonal skills to lead productive and meaningful lives.
  • Summit School is approved by the State of Illinois as a private special education school and is accredited by AdvancED. Summit is dedicated to fulfilling the needs of children with learning difficulties.
  • We accept students from first grade through high school graduation, who are challenged with identified learning, attentional and/or social difficulties, including children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
  • Summit School offers an array of services to support students' educational experiences.
  • Each student program is guided by an individualized education program (IEP).
  • Summit School academics include all core subjects contained in the Illinois State Goals and Learning Standards.
  • Students receive additional support, in the use of various pieces of technology, pre-vocational work program and transition planning.
  • Related services include speech and language therapy, occupational therapy and counseling.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council for Exceptional Children
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
AdvancED
Grades Offered Grades 1-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 79 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Summit School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition rates set by Illinois State Board of Education
Admissions Director Johanna White
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