About New Summit

About New Summit

About Our School:

New Summit is a new non-profit, tuition-free, public charter school in Academy School District D20 serving families with kids ages 4 and up within and around school districts 11, 20, and 49, as well as the Briargate area.

Our school opened grades K-6 on August 22, 2018, with over 500 students. Next year, we will be opening grade 7, followed by the year after with grade 8. After that, we plan on applying for a high school to be added on to our current school. The Xfinity Center next door is our school gym as well as a place for students to play sports.

New Summit Charter Academy also offers preschool through Diakonia Preschools for children ages 3-5 to help with Kindergarten readiness. Both Full-Day and Half-Day Kindergarten is offered for parents who want this choice for their child along with Before and After School Care to help working families.

New Summit

What is New Summit Like?

  • We provide both full and part-time Kindergarten.
  • We partner with a third party childcare center to provide before and after school care for students. This runs from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm.
  • We have limited class sizes including 25 or less students in grades 2nd through 6th, 22 students in first grade, and 20 or less students in Kindergarten.
  • Student wear uniforms so the focus is on enjoying a community of learning without distractions from prevailing fashions.
  • We keep a respectful and friendly atmosphere and are physically and emotionally safe.
  • We provide character education for our staff, students, and their families.
  • Our emphasis is on love of learning.
  • We highly encourage and welcome parent involvement. We do ask that parents complete 25 volunteer hours per semester at our school.
  • We are academically strong.
  • We provide skill level grouping for students who are gifted in math and reading.
  • We believe in educating the whole child including their minds, bodies, hearts, and souls.

Our Mission:

To build a safe educational community that emphasizes a love of learning, and inspires and empowers students to reach New Summits.

Our Vision:

Our Motto:

Core Principles:

This is non-negotiable or guiding principles that determine the way we conduct ourselves and make decisions.

  • Respect: Treat others as you want to be treated.
  • Responsibility: Knowing it is only ourselves who can get us to where we want to be.
  • Achievement: Striving to accomplish your goal while elevating your standards.
  • Perseverance: Never give up always work hard.
  • Teamwork: Help others; when one succeeds we all succeed.
  • Enthusiasm: Ignites excitement our passions and motivation to achieve greatness.
Upcoming Events

january, 2019

19jan10:00 AM12:00 PMNew Summit Open House for Interested Families

24jan4:00 PM5:30 PMSchool Information Night

26jan11:00 AM2:00 PMVillaSport School Expo

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