Summit Academy School – Lorain Elementary Announces Openings for Students in Grades K-5

Summit Academy School for Alternative Learners – Lorain Elementary announces openings for area students entering grades kindergarten through fifth in the 2021-2022 school year. The school focuses on providing individual attention to students, including those with autism and ADHD. With its small classroom sizes, Summit Academy – Lorain Elementary prides itself on providing students with … Continued


8 Tips to Put the Skids on Summer Slide

Learning shouldn’t stop just because school is out. Principals from Summit Academy Schools share their tips for helping students stay on track this summer while having fun in the process. 1. Create math equations with sidewalk chalk. Parents, grandparents, big sisters and brothers, aunts and uncles, create a math problem on the sidewalk using chalk, … Continued



8 Tips for Special Education Success During Remote Learning

When the COVID-19 pandemic closed schools abruptly last March, Kelly Addessi admits that the fast-unfolding remote learning environment was an adjustment for her son, Evan.  At the time Evan was a fourth-grader at Summit Academy Community School for Alternative Learners – Canton Elementary. There, he thrived in an engaging environment, learning alongside classmates as well … Continued


Summit Academy Names Four New Principals

Summit Academy Schools welcome new principals Lisa Brown, Michelle Brunner, Kristen McClanahan-Parkes and Keegan Schoen. Respectively, they will serve the students, families and staff of Summit Academy Transition High School- Dayton, Summit Academy Community School – Cincinnati Elementary, Summit Academy Community School for Alternative Learners – Middletown Elementary, and Summit Academy Community School for Alternative … Continued


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Each school has created a private Facebook group to collaborate with our enrolled families. We will be sharing news, up-coming events and best of all… photos of your kiddos! Please click on the Facebook group for your school below and join.


Summit Lorain Elementary designated as a Community School of Quality by Ohio Department of Education

Summit Academy Community School for Alternative Learners – Lorain was awarded nearly $148,000 by the Ohio Department of Education for its designation as a Community School of Quality. The school serves just under 80 pupils in grades kindergarten through fifth, nearly 75 percent of whom are students with disabilities, such as autism and ADHD. Principal … Continued