Frequently Asked Questions
When will Summit’s High School open?
Summit Academy will open its doors for 9th grade in August, 2015 on the current
campus in Middletown.
Will it immediately open with grades 9-12?
No. Summit Academy High School will start with only 9th grade in the fall of 2015. One
grade will be added per year as the first class moves up. So, in the fall of 2016 we will
have grades 9 and 10, culminating in a complete high school with grades 9 – 12 in the
fall of 2018.
How large will Summit Academy’s 9th grade be?
We plan to cap our first 9th grade class at 13 students. Space will be available on a first
come, first served basis.
What is the curriculum at Summit Academy High School?
Our high school will offer two “tracks.” An academic diploma (college prep) and
practical arts diploma (vocational/technical) will be available. Both collaborative
learning and the development of individual work/study skills will be a focus. Every
student will have a mentor to work on academic and social goals.
How do I apply?
We strongly encourage students and their parents/guardians to visit Summit Academy
first. Tours can be scheduled by contacting the Director of Admissions, Barbara
Waldrop, at 502-244-8311 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Ms. Waldrop can also
provide information on the application process.
What is tuition for 9th grade?
While tuition has not been finalized for the 2015-16 school year, 9th grade tuition is
likely to be slightly over $16,000. Summit Academy’s Board of Trustees will establish
tuition costs in late January, 2015.
Is financial assistance available?
Yes. In fact, approximately 40% of Summit students currently receive need-based
financial aid. Families can apply for financial aid through our third-party
administrator, FAST (Financial Aid for School Tuition). The online FAST application can
be found on our website at www.summit-academy.org/admissions/financial-aid.