What is the Summit Schools’ total enrollment?
As of June 30, 2021, total enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year is 3,963 students.
What was the total enrollment over the past 5 years?
September 2016 - 4,124
September 2017 - 4,118
September 2018 - 4,026
September 2019 - 4,041
September 2020 - 3,980
How many of Summit’s students qualify for free and reduced price lunch?
There were 444 students or 11.2% of Summit’s students who qualified in the 2020-2021 school year for the federally funded free and reduced price lunch, an indicator of the disparate socioeconomic status of students in Summit.
Each year, in the later summer, national and local high school rankings are published by a variety of sources. While, SHS looks at success factors such as SAT scores, AP test scores and college acceptances, rankings such as NJ Monthly, Niche and Newsweek use different criteria and methodology.
1st (Niche, 2020) Best School District in Union County
19th (U.S. News & World Report 2020) New Jersey High Schools
What is Summit’s pre-school program?
The Summit Public Schools provides program options for students classified as pre-school disabled. Students may be placed in a pre-school disabled class, which can accommodate 12 classified students, or an integrated pre-school program, which is a regular education program that includes non-disabled and classified students. The non-disabled students are chosen by a lottery system.
What is Summit’s Kindergarten program?
The Summit Public Schools provides a full-day kindergarten program at the Jefferson and Wilson Primary Centers. This program is available at no charge to all district residents. Children in full day kindergarten enjoy a continuous education model that further individualizes their learning experience. The students benefit from extended time to explore concepts and ideas, enrich activities and deepen learning. In addition to all the half-day components, the full-day program provides:
Exploratory play, bringing curriculum to life and enhancing fine and gross motor development
Learning Center time, focusing on social and academic skills
Extended time to support the development of social skills through play and interaction with peers
Time to strengthen interpersonal and problem-solving skills
Additional time to engage in the application of new knowledge through authentic experiences facilitated by early childhood educators