Academics

Preschool

Preschool is the foundation where little feet begin to run toward learning! Our smallest students will develop a curiosity and enthusiasm for learning that will help them become ready for their next years at SUMMIT.

 

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:30am – 11:30am
  • 3 years old by September 1st
  • Small and large motor skills
  • The alphabet, counting
  • Socialization skills
  • Introduction to Spanish through music

Pre-K

In our Pre-Kindergarten class, students bridge the gap between Preschool and Kindergarten and continue to grow in their excitement and love of learning. 

 

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30am – 11:30am
  • 4 years old by September 1st
  • All pre-reading skills
  • Letter sound per week
  • Letter recognition and handwriting
  • Beginning Spanish
  • Weekly Chapel
  • Music and art curriculums

Kindergarten

In our full-day Kindergarten program, we strive to have students reading and writing fluently by the time they enter first grade.

 

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30am – 3:30pm
  • Strong academic program with an emphasis on reading, writing, and mathematics
  • Beginning Spanish
  • Weekly Chapel, music, art, and PE

1st Grade

First-graders at SUMMIT will continue to increase their knowledge as well as social skills as they begin to apply what they have learned in Kindergarten.

 

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30am – 3:30pm
  • Rigorous academic curriculum with an emphasis on reading, writing, and mathematics
  • Interactive science program
  • Continuing Spanish
  • Drama and public speaking required
  • Weekly Chapel, music, art, and PE

2nd Grade

Second grade at SUMMIT is all about incorporating fun into the classroom with science experiments, field trips, outdoor adventures, and much more.

 

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30am – 3:30pm
  • Rigorous academic curriculum with an emphasis on reading, writing, and mathematics
  • Interactive science program
  • Advanced Spanish
  • Drama and public speaking required
  • Weekly Chapel, music, art, and PE

3rd Grade

Third-graders begin to make more use of reference books and other materials, and they will use third-grade math and science to continue to explore the world around them.

 

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30am – 3:30pm
  • Rigorous academic curriculum with an emphasis on reading, writing, and mathematics
  • Interactive science program
  • Beginning Latin
  • Drama and public speaking required
  • Weekly Chapel, music, art, and PE

4th Grade

As students grow, our 4th-grade class covers the middle ground with interactive, hands-on activities and assignments that kids enjoy, but with more sophistication. We keep the childlike nature of fourth graders in mind while pushing them to think more and form their own ideas.

 

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30am – 3:30pm
  • Rigorous academic curriculum with an emphasis on reading, writing, and mathematics
  • Interactive science program
  • Continuing Latin
  • Drama and public speaking required
  • Weekly Chapel, music, art, and PE

5th Grade

Currently our uppermost class, 5th-graders have extended opportunities for community service and class projects, as well as main roles in school plays and programs. They graduate SUMMIT as experienced learners and leaders ready for the next step in their education.

 

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30am – 3:30pm
  • Rigorous academic curriculum with an emphasis on reading, writing, and mathematics
  • Interactive science program
  • Advanced Latin
  • Drama and public speaking required
  • Weekly Chapel, music, art, and PE