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Summit Academy Akron Secondary serves grades 9-12 and offers a wide variety of services to help students transition into adulthood. We offer academics, martial arts, art and other programs to help children reach their full potential.

Our vision for alternative learners

Summit Academy Schools provide a structured safe-haven for alternative learners. Compassionate teachers deliver highly specialized curriculum designed to engage children where they are developmentally. With a therapeutic approach, Summit Academy Schools are a non-profit that foster belonging and social acceptance for every child.

Special Programs:

  • Therapeutic Martial Arts
  • Chess Club
  • Basketball
  • Steel Drum Band
  • Lego Robotics Club
  • Art
  • Volunteer Opportunities

Our Steel Drum Band performs at community events throughout out the Akron area.  The Steel Drum Band has preformed at the NAMI walk, John S. Knight Center, and the Kenmore Library.

Our art program is award winning.  Three of our students have won awards at the Milestones’ Art Show in the Summer of 2022.

A recent graduate has earned his degree from the University of Akron in Homeland Security.