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

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 The Summit Academy.

Located on a 122-acre campus in rural Butler County, Pennsylvania, The Summit Academy is a private, residential school for at-risk young men, ages 14-19 in grades 9-12. The school provides a 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

Apr 22, 2021
Andrew B. (Monongalia, WV) proudly shows off his…
Andrew B. (Monongalia, WV) proudly shows off his big catch at the local fishing pond. With warmer temps and continued COVID-19 restrictions, fishing is a great recreational outlet for the boys.
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In the News

Mar 1, 2021
Awesome Alumni Alert! Zach G. (Allegheny Co.) w…
Awesome Alumni Alert! Zach G. (Allegheny Co.) was recently hired with JW Steel in Mars, PA. as a Welder. Trades Instructors, Anthony Ross and Brady Kirkwood,visited Zach at his job site and he proudly provided them with a tour of the building. While at Summit Academy, Zach earned his AWS D1.1 certificate and will be […]
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Feb 25, 2021
CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATE! Congratulations to Jo…
CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATE! Congratulations to Jonathan K. (Indiana Co.) on earning his high school diploma! Jonathan is interested in college and is currently researching schools!
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Jan 15, 2021
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS Congratulations to Summit…
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS Congratulations to Summit Academy’s newest graduate, Rahfeis S. (Philadelphia). Rahfeis has applied to the Community College of Philadelphia to continue his academic pursuits. Good Luck!
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In the News

Jan 14, 2021
HOLIDAY CHEER Summit Academy staff members were…
HOLIDAY CHEER Summit Academy staff members were in a festive mood, helping our students enjoy the Christmas and New Year holidays.
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Jan 14, 2021
PREPARING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR FUTURE SUCCES…
PREPARING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR FUTURE SUCCESS Two Summit Academy students passed their ServSafe Food Handler Program. Emerald N. (Cambria Co.) Anthony J. (Bradford Co.) Congratulations boys and good luck!!!.
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Jan 13, 2021
Students in Ms. Chelsey’s class worked on improv…
Students in Ms. Chelsey’s class worked on improving their written expression skills by composing paragraphs while demonstrating some artistic expression at the same time.
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Nov 13, 2020
WOODWORKING CERTIFICATIONS LEAD TO CAREER OPPORT…
WOODWORKING CERTIFICATIONS LEAD TO CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Summit Academy students Elijah F. (Monroe Co.) and Logan G. (Kanawha, WV), recently earned their Sawblade Certification through the Woodworking Career Alliance (WCA). This achievement, earned through the Summit Academy Woodshop Trade Class, is an industry and PACTT Alliance recognized certification. The certification indicates that the recipient has acquired […]
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Nov 6, 2020
2020 VIRTUAL EMPLOYER PANEL The Office of Vocatio…
2020 VIRTUAL EMPLOYER PANEL The Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) in conjunction with PACTT Alliance, hosted employers via zoom for a virtual job fair for Summit students. Employers described their business to our young men with the goal of introducing them to job opportunities across the… More
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Nov 4, 2020
AWESOME ALUMNI ALERT! Congratulations to Dyami F….
AWESOME ALUMNI ALERT! Congratulations to Dyami F. (Allegheny County)! He has been accepted into CCAC and will be starting his college education very soon! We are so happy for this young man!!!
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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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The Summit Academy Annual Report is made available to all stakeholders upon request to:
Corporate Communications Coordinator, 900 Agnew Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15227 or samoskyg@theacademysystem.com