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Summit’s 2021 STO is now accepting donations!

Summit Schools, together with Scattergood Friends School, is part of the Independent School Association of Eastern Iowa School Tuition Organization, Inc. (EISTO). Our STO (student tuition organization) enables us to provide funding to eligible families whose income during the calendar year does not exceed an amount equal to three times the most recently published federal

2021-03-30T09:57:25-05:00March 30th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Summit’s 2021 STO is now accepting donations!

Donate to Summit to ensure our recovery from this unprecedented year!

On Friday, March 13, 2020, we said goodbye to our Summit families for spring break. Little did we know that it would be a long (almost) six months of empty hallways at our beloved school. The rest of the school year (and beyond!) would be one for the memory books. Teachers pivoted immediately to virtual

2021-03-22T13:52:16-05:00March 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Donate to Summit to ensure our recovery from this unprecedented year!

Intro to Summit Tutoring and Orton-Gillingham: Feb. 4 at 6:30!

Did you know that Summit has a tutoring program that is open to all local children? The program covers a variety of subjects and study skills - including the Orton-Gillingham reading method. Music lessons are also available. Summit is hosting an online meeting for families who want to learn more on Thursday, February 4 at

2021-01-14T15:13:10-06:00January 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Intro to Summit Tutoring and Orton-Gillingham: Feb. 4 at 6:30!

Summit’s 2021-22 Enrollment is now open!

We are excited to announce that enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year for prospective Summit families is now open! We encourage families to schedule a personal tour to see the difference a Summit education can make. Summit will not be hosting an open house this year. If you are ready to apply, please visit our

2021-01-12T12:46:35-06:00January 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Summit’s 2021-22 Enrollment is now open!

What a year! End-of-year giving benefits Summit Schools!

Thank you one last time for those who financially supported our Celebrate Summit event, which has raised $40,000. We are so grateful for your support. Watch the event here. Giving has always been an important part of a Summit experience - and there are other ways to financially support Summit yet this year, which has

2020-12-16T14:21:37-06:00December 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What a year! End-of-year giving benefits Summit Schools!

Celebrate Summit’s online concert is December 4!

Celebrate Summit's Winter Concert with Luke Spehar is Friday, December 4 at 7:00 p.m. Luke Spehar has a special connection with one of our Summit families (the Mielkes), and he will sing holiday favorites and his beautiful original songs. Summit families and staff will make appearances, and we hope your whole family joins in with the

2020-12-03T10:40:53-06:00December 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Celebrate Summit’s online concert is December 4!

Amazing Year-End Tax Credit & Deduction Opportunity to Benefit Summit Schools

We want to pass along an opportunity for you that may be beneficial to you - and Summit Schools. Summit, together with Scattergood Friends School, is part of the Independent School Association of Eastern Iowa School Tuition Organization, Inc. (EISTO). Our STO enables us to provide funding to eligible families whose income during the calendar year does not

2020-11-19T13:12:49-06:00November 5th, 2020|STO, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Amazing Year-End Tax Credit & Deduction Opportunity to Benefit Summit Schools

November Updates from Summit Schools

The Summit staff and students had a lot of fun dressing up for classroom parties last week (pictured), but now as the weather continues to get colder that means Summit is looking ahead to potential snow days as well as a shift to more learning indoors. Inclement Weather Policy It has been decided that Summit

2020-11-04T12:16:56-06:00November 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on November Updates from Summit Schools

Watch our Summit Series video – and thank you to our author panelists!

Thank you to all the families who joined us for our Summit Series: Untying the Knot, The Importance of Cultural Inclusion in the Classroom last night which featured nationally acclaimed authors Sandra Cisneros and Randy Ribay. If you missed the live broadcast last night, you can watch it here. Stay tuned for another Summit Series event this winter. If you would like

2020-10-23T12:30:28-05:00October 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Watch our Summit Series video – and thank you to our author panelists!

Untying the Knot: The Importance of Cultural Inclusion in the Classroom

As Summit seeks to address racial and cultural issues and appreciation in a variety of ways with our students this year, we invite you and your family to join us for a panel discussion on the importance of cultural inclusion in the classroom. Summit is honored to have two diverse, acclaimed authors joining us in this

2020-10-16T12:49:11-05:00October 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Untying the Knot: The Importance of Cultural Inclusion in the Classroom