Our Admissions Process
How to apply to Summit School
To submit an application, please click the green “Apply Now” button on this page. Future students are added to the enrollment wait list when the admissions process is complete. Part of the admissions process is for children to experience life as a Summit student by visiting a classroom of their peers. Please refer to the information on this page as you progress through the admissions process. We look forward to working with you!
Step One: Apply
The first step in our admissions process is to submit your application. To begin, click on the green APPLY NOW button. In order for the application to be processed a $100 non-refundable processing fee must be submitted.
Step Two: Submit Supporting Documentation
Through the online application parents will be asked to submit additional information including:
Copies of the last two years of a student’s report cards, or preschool progress reports
Results of the last complete standardized testing, if applicable
A copy of your child’s current immunization record
A copy of neurological, psychological or educational assessment, if applicable
A copy of your child’s birth certificate (Kindergarten and Preschool students only)
Teacher Recommendations upon request
Step Three: Student Visit
All prospective students must visit their current or future class. This is also accompanied by assessment testing (see step 4).
STUDENTS ENTERING FIRST THROUGH EIGHTH GRADES
Students applying to join First through Eighth grade will complete two visit days, attending all regularly-scheduled classes. Students will join us from 8:15 a.m. until 3:15 p.m.
STUDENTS ENTERING KINDERGARTEN AND PRESCHOOL
Students applying to join our Kindergarten or Preschool will spend two mornings with us, either Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday, Friday, from 8:15 until 11:15 a.m.
Step Four: Assessment Testing
On the second day of your child’s visit, they will complete assessments. All assessments are administered by classroom teachers and vary based upon your child’s grade level of entry. To best determine placement, the assessment may include a combination of: reading, writing and math depending upon entering grade level. Please note that all applicants for grades Sixth through Eighth will complete a Math Diagnostic and a Writing Sample.
Summit School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, gender identity, religion, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, disability or protected genetic information when considering admission, employment or educational policies.
SUMMIT IS ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTS FOR THE 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR, IN CLASSES WHERE OPENINGS REMAIN.
RETURNING STUDENTS – PRIORITY ENROLLMENT
Priority enrollment is always given to current Summit School families. Priority enrollment for current Summit families for the 2018-19 school year ends on February 3rd, 2018. Siblings of enrolled students (who will be enrolling for the first time) may also enroll during this priority week. However, enrollment priority is given to current students.
While deadlines for our first round admissions process have passed, please contact the Director of Admissions to learn where openings remain. We continue to enroll students during the summer and in the first semester of the school year.
FIRST ROUND ADMISSIONS
to join us for the 2018-2019 school year
The start of parent tours
Summit School application goes live for first round admissions season
Begin submitting supplemental forms, transcripts and teacher recommendations as required by grade level
All applicants with a complete file will be contacted in order to schedule their two-day school visit
WEEK OF FEBRUARY 18
Final round of school visits and all files must be complete
First round admissions decisions will be made