Innovative Teaching. Expert Educators. Thriving Students.
Summit School is Arizona’s most innovative private and independent school for preschool through eighth grade students, located in the Ahwatukee-Chandler region in Phoenix Arizona. We offer a safe and joyful learning community where students both discover and achieve their full potential. Our expert educators and rigorous STEAM-based curriculum stimulate intellectual curiosity, creative problem solving, and social-emotional growth all within a nurturing environment. We believe a world of possibilities awaits each child and that learning at Summit propels students toward joy and success.
Summit educators are highly-trained, long-tenured, and veteran teachers whose commitment to our mission and students keeps them here year after year.
17 Summit Teachers have advanced degrees
Our students are more than test scores because learning is a joyful process of discovery at Summit. Each student is challenged to be their very best in all areas.
98% of our students graduate college by age 24
Our rigorous, STEAM-based curriculum develops academic core mastery and 21st century skills like creative problem solving, collaboration, critical thinking, and leadership.
Award-winning curriculum and programs
Safe Place To Learn
Our secure campus, small class sizes, and nurturing relationships among educators, students, and parents create a community where students can learn and flourish.
Average class size of 16 students
What Our Community is Saying
“Summit School has to be seen to be believed. It’s a veritable educational utopia comprised of passionate educators, engaged students, and a supportive community of parents. At Summit, you’ll find innovation without gimmicks. The atmosphere is very warm and positive as a school environment should be. If you’re able to send your child to Summit, you’ll be glad you did.”
“Summit School is unlike any school we have ever seen! When we started looking for a preschool for our daughter, all we knew for sure is that we wanted to send her to a welcoming, loving environment with a strong emphasis on learning and challenging her to succeed. Summit School far surpassed all of our expectations and opened our eyes to incredible programs that we didn’t even know we were looking for!!”
“We have been nothing but impressed by Summit’s small student-to-teacher ratio, the genuine caring and support of the teachers, and an academic program that challenges children to learn new things while still building their self-esteem. Our son has grown in leaps and bounds this year and the great program at Summit is a huge part of that growth. I am pleased to give my highest possible recommendation on behalf of the school.”
Latest Blog Posts
Thank you, Summit community! Thanks to your generosity and support, Student Council was able to donate 38 complete baskets and approximately $3000 in grocery gift cards to Homeward Bound on Friday.
Welcome to episode 4 of the Summit Sports Podcast. Today we have Avery Thomas who is one of our captains for the Cross Country team. We talk about the outcome of the CAA State Championships for the girl's team. Shoutout to all of our Cross Country runners this season...
In episode #3 of the Summit Sports Podcast, Coach Pray sits down with cross country runner Mason Cavallo. Mason previews the state meet taking place tomorrow, he talks about his teammates, and the challenges of long distance running. The Cross Country State...
Welcome to our second episode of the Summit Sports Podcast! Our special guest in this episode is our very own Coach Heather Thomas. She is the head coach of our Cross Country team and was a huge part of our girl’s Division 1 championship last year! Today they talk...
Summit Community - we are starting a Summit Sports Podcast! We recorded our first episode right before fall break. My first guest is the legendary Mr. Moreno. If you have some time to listen, we would appreciate it. We talk about the history of sports here at Summit,...
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Holiday) - No School
January 17, 2022
Bedtime Stories at School - Preschool
January 19, 2022 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Coffee and Conversation: For 4th & 5th Grade Parents to Learn More About Middle School
January 21, 2022 8:20 am - 9:00 am
Love Your School - School Funding Information Session
January 26, 2022 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Future City Regional Competition (6-8 Team)
January 29, 2022
notMYkid Parent Presentation: Substance Use
February 3, 2022 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm