New Perspectives - September, 2002 Issue #97
Jan Johnson – Admissions
Summit Preparatory School
is a private non-profit, therapeutic boarding school for students ages 14-18 with psychological, social, family, behavior, emotional
and/or learning problems that inhibit their academic success. The program combines an emotional growth curriculum with college preparatory
academics that includes physical education, art, music and drama, with a staff that includes PhD Psychologists, master’s level social
workers, certified teachers, and psychiatrist. The length of stay in the program will depend on the student’s individual progress,
and could last from 12-24 months.
The academic program operates a year-round accredited college-prep alternative high school program in a small, individualized classroom
setting. Subjects are organized into a blocked curriculum instead of separated by grade level.
Newly opened this fall, Summit Preparatory School is now ready to welcome referrals from educational consultants, professional colleagues,
parents and teachers. Selected students can either be admitted after successful completion of a wilderness program or inpatient setting,
or may be admitted directly from home. “Tuition assistance is available, either in the form of partial scholarships of help with outside