Summit Academy Transition High School – Cincinnati
Office Hours 7:30 am – 3:30 pm
School Hours 7:40 am – 2:20 pm
2018-2019 Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West’s Community Schools Center Sponsor Annual Report
Please see the new updated student handbook below.
2019-2020 Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West’s Community Schools Center Sponsor Annual Report
Summit Academy Transition High School – Cincinnati’s amazing 4Hands Program, founded and directed by “Music Man” Christopher Smith, was spotlighted in a moving Spectrum 1 News human interest story:
It is already time to share graduation information! Your seniors last days of high school are coming close and although we are very proud of their accomplishments, we will miss them greatly. The following are some details to make note of.
- Senior Pictures will be on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at 8:30 am. (Rain date Thursday, May 12, 2022)
- Caps and Gowns are provided by Summit Academy and will be sent home on Tuesday, May 10, 2022.
- Final exams are May 18, 19, 20, 2022 although, if a senior has an A in the class, they are exempt from the exam. (Seniors must still attend school)
- Senior Trip May 19, 2022 (information coming home soon).
- Last day for seniors to turn in all work is May 20, 2022
- Seniors will have graduation rehearsal May 23, 2022, please meet at the Summit Academy High School at 12:30 pm
- Graduation: Tuesday, May 24, 2022 – 6pm – Graduates need to arrive at 5:30pm and go to the school. All guests will go to the church. Ceremony at St. Clare Parish, 1443 Cedar Ave, Cincinnati Ohio 45224
When: Friday, May 20, 2022
Where: School Gym
Who is Invited: Families and Friends
Come celebrate the outstanding achievements of our students.
When: May 25, 2022, at 1:00 pm
Where: School Gym
Who is invited: Students Family
It’s hard to believe but the year is ending, and it is time for our,
“End of the Year Family Picnic”
Summit Academy Cincinnati THS families are invited to attend our end of the year family picnic. Students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. We will have the main dish, sides, and cold water on ice. There will also be games and music for a fun filled day. Please join us as we celebrate the beginning of summer vacation!!
Where: Sharon Woods (Red Tail and Yellowwood Shelters)
When: May 26, 2022
Time: 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
What to Bring: Fruit or dessert to share
Please fill out the information on the next page and return to school no later than
Friday, May 20, 2022
May 5, 2022 – Seniors Home Depot Trip
May 10, 2022 – Senior Pictures – 8:30 am
May 13, 2022 – No School – In-Service Day
May 19, 2022 – Senior Trip – Kings Island
May 20, 2022 – Music Concert – 11:00 pm
May 23, 2022 – Graduation Rehearsal – 12:00 pm
May 24, 2022 – Graduation – 6:00 pm
May 25, 2022 – Award Ceremony – 1:00 pm
May 26, 2022 – Las Day of School/ End of year Family Picnic
Please check us out on Facebook for up to date school information as well as our website.
Full School Day – 8:00 am – 2:20 pm
In order to be credited with a full school day, students must arrive on time and be present until 2:20 pm.
Students arriving between 8:00 am – 8:30 am will be marked tardy.
Partial School Day
Students arriving after 8:30 am
|Consecutive Hours||Hours per month||Hours per year|
|Habitual Truancy||30 without legitimate excuse / AIT||42 without legitimate excuse / AIT||72 without legitimate excuse / AIT|
|Excessive Absences||38 with or without legitimate excuse||65 with or without legitimate excuse|
|Chronic Absenteeism||10% with or without legitimate excuse|
Summit Academy Schools are tuition-free, non-profit community schools for alternative learners. They are specifically designed for students with AD/HD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and related challenges.
Summit Academy’s proven therapeutic academic program is designed to fulfill the academic, social, emotional, and physical requirements of students with special needs. The school is committed to providing an extraordinary, safe, and nurturing learning environment where students will reach their full potential.
Summit Academy Transitional High School serves children in 9th grade through 12th grade. We have small class sizes with a maximum of 18 students per classroom. Each classroom is staffed with a Highly Qualified Teacher and an Intervention Specialist
Staff Position Emails
Stephen Geresy Principal email@example.com
Amie Burgess Admin Assistant / School Nurse firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrea May IEP Coordinator email@example.com
Laurie Dunning Behavior Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org
Michelle Carlsen SPED Assistant email@example.com
James Reeb History Teacher firstname.lastname@example.org
William Jennings English Teacher email@example.com
Tre Davis Science Teacher / Intervention Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org
James Smith Math Teacher email@example.com
Ashley Jenkins Social Skills Teacher firstname.lastname@example.org
Christopher Smith Music Teacher email@example.com
Catherine Danner Career Readiness Teacher firstname.lastname@example.org
Carly Weir Reading Plus Teacher / Intervention Specialist email@example.com
Mrs. Beckham Speech Language Pathologist firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Jones Intervention Specialist email@example.com
Mrs. Riley Instructional Aide firstname.lastname@example.org
Board Meetings 2021 -2022
MEETING DATE MEETING LOCATION TIME
July 20, 2021(Due to Shutdown) 1660 Sternblock Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45237 4:00 p.m.
September 7, 2021 5800 Salvia Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45224 4:00 p.m.
November 2, 2021 1660 Sternblock Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45237 4:00 p.m.
January 4, 2022 5800 Salvia Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45224 4:00 p.m.
March 1, 2022 1660 Sternblock Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45237 4:00 p.m.
May 3, 2022 5800 Salvia Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45224 4:00 p.m.