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333 West River Road
Elgin, Illinois
(847) 468-0490 phone
Summit Academy

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Summit Academy has been educating and enriching accelerated and gifted students since 1980. The Academy is a co-educational, college-preparatory school serving two-year olds through eighth grade.

At Summit Academy your child will grow within an academic and nurturing environment. It is a place where fun and learning come together, as enthusiastic and highly qualified educators focus on your child's best interests and talents. An enriched and accelerated curriculum encourages the achievement of your child's greatest potential by creating a love of learning and building a desire for personal accomplishment.

Small class sizes, individualized learning plans, foreign language studies beginning at age three, daily physical education, resesarch-based curriculum, parent-support system with before and after-care programs, a commitment to family and school partnerships are hallmarks of Summit Academy's child-centered approach to education.

Summit Academy is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement. In addition, Summit Academy’s program for two-year-olds is licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.

Our Mission Statement:
We serve the community by teaching children who are out of the range of standard education by maximizing individual potential in a caring environment. We engage students in all phases of the growth process which enables them to live good and happy lives.

“The Highest Degree of Learning”