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PK-8|Private
335 students
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School leader:  Patrick O'Brien
4515 E Muirwood Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85048
Phoenix, AZ 85048

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(480) 403-9500
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"Superior academics & love of learning through full liberal arts education"

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    None
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Mathematics, Music, Science, Technology...
  • Arts
    None, Instrumental and theory music lessons, Rock band...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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137 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a community member · September 13, 2016
One of Summit's strengths is the ability to bring out the best within its students; kids can develop their logic skills in Mrs. Yocum's science classes, while also cultivating their creativity as part of Chris Dorsey's band. The school environment... more

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Submitted by a community member · August 22, 2016
I am thoroughly impressed with the learning structure provided at Summit. The staff have such a passion for learning and it is clearly evident. My children are excelling and improving in just the few weeks they've been attending. From the initial... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 31, 2016
Most schools in this are do a great job of teaching the basics. What sets Summit apart are the caring teachers and staff, a well-rounded curriculum, and a focus on critical thinking and other "soft" skills like communication, creativity, and... more

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · May 31, 2016
The character education program is innovative and always positive, and it shows in the student community. I routinely see middle schoolers taking an active interest in and mentoring younger students.

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About this school

Preschool through middle school offers an extensive, advanced liberal arts curriculum, nurturing critical thinking skills, creativity, and confidence. Teaching incorporates significant hands-on learning and meaningful discussions. Students don’t memorize, they learn, becoming articulate, confident and adept at solving problems in creative ways. Small classes provide highly-personalized attention from exceptional instructors. Visit our campus. Experience the joy of students and teachers.

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Last modified: September 13, 2016
Last modified Summit School of Ahwatukee is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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