Summit Private High School

Learning Today to Lead Tomorrow

Drug & Alcohol Treatment

The Power & Promise of Achievement

Mental Health Therapy

Making Strides Toward a Better Tomorrow

The Empower Program

Career & Technical Training

Inspiring Students to Excel

Evidence-Based Counseling

Where Progress Happens Every Day

Athletics

A Tradition of Excellence

Shelter Services

A Place for Healing
SETTING YOUNG MEN
ON THE PATH
TO A BETTER FUTURE

We expect great things from the young men who reside at .

Located on a 122-acre campus in rural Butler County, Pennsylvania, is a private, residential school for at-risk young men, ages 13-17 in grades 7-12. The school provides a trauma-informed, multi-faceted approach to rehabilitation and recovery for students who have experienced substantial trauma and challenges in their past.  Interweaving academics, substance abuse treatment, mental health therapy, counseling, trades training, community service, arts and athletics, we provide a transforming environment and unwavering support system that allows these young men to redirect their lives and their futures.

Through each experience and opportunity provided at Summit Academy, healing and restoration give rise to increased confidence, self-awareness and competency development.  Ultimately, surrounded by support and encouragement, they excel.

What is life like at Summit Academy?

Jumpstart your future at the Summit Academy. Students can earn a diploma, GED, and college credits. We help students find their passions. We offer training in many trades including auto repair, welding, screen printing, wood shop, and more. Our campus is complete with sports fields, a fishing pond, and a swimming pool. Our students excel both in and outside of the classroom at Summit Academy.

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In the News

May 13, 2024

In the News

May 7, 2024
THANK YOU, AYN RAND INSTITUTE
The English Department received a generous in-kind donation of Ayn Rand novels to incorporate into our curriculum. The donation included 2 classroom sets of the novel Anthem and 1 set of The Fountainhead. We can’t thank Ayn Rand Institute enough for this wonderful literature contribution to our English classes!
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In the News

Apr 30, 2024
MORE GRADUATES TO CELEBRATE
Congratulations to Summit students Abdikadir H. and Jeremiah S. for graduating this year. With a high school diploma in hand, the future is bright and the sky is the limit. Wishing these young men all the best in the next chapter that lies ahead.
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In the News

Apr 17, 2024
GRADUATION SEASON IS HERE…
Today, we are featuring and congratulating two of our newest Summit Academy graduates. Well done Ashtin S. and Tysean H. We wish you the best of luck in the next chapter as you pursue your academic and career goals. The future awaits and it is bright!
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In the News

Apr 15, 2024
SUMMIT VOLLEYBALL TAKES THE COURT
Just about halfway through their season, the Summit Volleyball has a big week, taking on Rocky Grove tonight at 6:00pm and West Shamokin on Thursday at the same time. Both matches are away. GOOD LUCK KNIGHTS!!
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In the News

Apr 15, 2024
BASEBALL SEASON IS IN FULL SWING AT SUMMIT ACADEMY
Thanks to a recent donation from MLB-MLBPA Youth Development Foundation, students were provided with brand-new equipment and supplies for this year’s season. Summit Academy is truly grateful for the donated items, which will not only prepare our students for their upcoming games but also provide them with valuable lifelong lessons in endurance, perseverance, and teamwork.
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In the News

Mar 22, 2024
SUMMIT STUDENTS MAKING MUSIC
Thanks to a generous in-kind donation of a drum set and electric guitar, more students are enjoying the ability to learn and play instruments in our phenomenal music program. We’re grateful to The Guitar Center Music Foundation for making these creative arts opportunities possible.
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In the News

Mar 15, 2024
CLEAN TEAM PREPARES FOR SPRING
Students at Summit Academy are already preparing for this growing season, thanks to the Youth Garden Grant provided by KidsGardening.org and the Garden Tower Specialty Award donated by Garden Tower Project. The generous donation of garden equipment and supplies will allow for an exciting cross-curricular learning opportunity between our science classes and our trades program. […]
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In the News

Mar 13, 2024
SUMMIT BASKETBALL HITS THE HARDWOOD AGAINST LOCAL JUDGES & PROBATION OFFICERS
At the conclusion of the basketball season, the Summit Knights had one important game left on their schedule. They had the opportunity to take on court representatives from Westmoreland and Lycoming Counties. At the end of four quarters, the team came up just short of the victory, losing by a bucket, 65-63. Thanks to the […]
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PICTURE & VIDEO GALLERY
EMPLOYMENT
OPPORTUNITIES

Begin your future at Summit Academy, be a part of our success

At Summit Academy, our people are our most valuable resource and the cornerstone of our success. Therefore, we are continuously searching for individuals who demonstrate the enthusiasm, dedication and drive which will inspire our students to fulfill their maximum potential.

If you feel that have the character to shape bright young men into successful young adults, Summit Academy invites you to explore our unique career opportunities.

We offer exceptional career opportunities with tremendous potential for advancement for individuals with high school, college, trade, master’s, medical and other advanced degrees.

All candidates must be 21 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license and obtain Child Abuse, Criminal History, FBI and physical clearances upon employment.

Summit Academy is an equal opportunity employer.  In addition to competitive compensation, all full-time positions include paid vacation and sick time and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, as well as long-term disability coverage, life insurance and a 401k plan.

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Annual Report is made available to all stakeholders upon request to:
Corporate Communications Coordinator, 900 Agnew Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15227 or samoskyg@theacademysystem.com