The School Day


apple booksSummit Academy is located in the heart of Machesney Park on the site of the former 9th grade Harlem High School campus. A typical school day at Summit Academy looks very similar to what a student would experience at their home school.

The first day of classes for the 2021-2022 school year is August 17, 2021. Transportation to school is provided by the student’s home district. Classes start at 8:50am Monday through Friday, but the school building is accessible to students starting at 8:30am.

Upon arrival, students are offered a nutritious breakfast before heading to either the middle school or high school academy. Both academies are housed in their own instructional area on campus. The technology-rich classrooms have a low teacher-to-student ratio so students can receive attention when requested or required for a more comfortable learning environment.

At midday, students receive a restaurant-quality lunch in our spacious cafeteria prepared by our experienced food service staff.

The school day ends at 2:40pm, and transportation from school is again provided by the student’s home district.

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