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Summerdale, AL
Students enrolled: 498

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400 East Broadway
Summerdale, AL 36580

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(251) 989-6850
(251) 989-6611
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Map of Summerdale School address.

September 12, 2014
I am saddened by the comment questioning the great things that are going on at Summerdale. Leader in Me is not a "program".The Leader in Me is a process for teaching students personal leadership and 21st century life skills, such as goal setting, time management, teamwork, problem solving, respecting diversity, and life balance. The process: develops the whole child and sees each child as having unique gifts is founded on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and other proven leadership principles and tools creates a sustainable, safe-and-friendly school culture provides world-class professional development for teachers and administrators increases parents satisfaction and involvement is implemented in a way that teachers do not see it as one more thing, but as a better way of doing what they were already doing impacts students of diverse backgrounds, regardless of race, intelligence, or economic upbringing

- submitted by a teacher

August 11, 2014
I have concerns about a school that takes it's grant money and gives $50K+ to a self-help guru to implement a program that has no history of improving academic performance or reducing disciplinary problems. This school needs a fence around the playground, repairs and upgrades of of equipment and fixtures and much more.

- submitted by a community member
no rating
October 30, 2009
It's a great school, we are family

- submitted by a parent

September 19, 2008
Summerdale is a great school and offers some activities for thier students.There could be a few more none contact sports offered.My daughter attend this school and is now in high school.My son attends now and is in 6th grade. The school needs to work on teacher attidudes they have towards students and crack down on unruly children.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
August 11, 2007
Both of my children attend Summerdale School. They have a new principal and assistant principal this year and they are extremely professional and kind. The K-2 teachers are so caring ( my children are in K and 2, so I am familiar with their teaching methods). All the faculty and staff are welcoming and friendly. It is like a little treasure that few people know about and I could not imagine my children attending school anywhere but at Summerdale.

- submitted by a parent

April 23, 2007
My child has left summerdale and is going into her junior year at foley next year. I was glad to hear ms battle returned. She runs an excellent program that grows year by year. She keeps the kids and the teachers in line and really cares about what she's doing. My child is now in honor society and excelling at a rapid pace thanks to the background she got at Summerdale. I highly recommend this school!

- submitted by a parent

October 05, 2006
I am not a parent of a student that goes to Summerdale, but I went to Summerdale for elementary school. I am a senior at Robertsdale now and I think that Summerdale has come a LONG way since I left. I have 2 sisters and 1 brother there now and they love it. 1 of my sisters is a cheerleader and my other siblings want to play softball and football. The school ahs grown so much these last few years and I think that it will continue to grow because of all the support that the town gives the school.

- submitted by a student

January 24, 2006
We need a gym for our school. The middle school needs a place to practice and the elementary school needs a place to play on rainy day. Travis Townsend

- submitted by a parent

August 13, 2005
We got 1 son in the second grade now, he has come along way, and on the road to do good, Summerdale has been very good for him, he likes it and Loves his teachers and faculty there, He is not a very out spoken child to adults, but they are working on helping us with that, as long as he is happy there and learning everything he can , we are very happy and pleased with the school, Keep up the good work Yall!

- submitted by a parent

July 18, 2005
I have 3 children who attend Summerdale School and I think it is Great! I have 2 about to be in 3rd grade and an 8th Grader. They have added many new and improved programs for all students and they add more and more each year. The teachers are all very nice and very helpful. Academic's are very important and they insure thet your child gets every thing he/she needs. You couldn't ask for a better school or staff.

- submitted by a parent

June 30, 2004
I think Summerdale has the best school. I have 3 children that go there. It is like your own private school. Everyone knows everybody and I really feel like my children are safe there. Their safety is very important to me. The teachers I have encountered seem to really care about their students. I do feel they need more activities but they are working on that.

- submitted by a parent

May 25, 2004
This school needs more student activites. Especially in their new middle school. They need more sports and clubs. They also need a gym for their middle schoolers because I feel their pain for having that small cramped old gym thats probably about to fall into pieces. They need to lay low and have not so many rules about their uniforms.

- submitted by a parent

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Summerdale School
400 East Broadway, Summerdale, AL  36580
(251) 989-6850
Last modified Summerdale School is a Public school that serves grades PK-9. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Summerdale School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top