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The Summit Preparatory School

The Summit Preparatory School is a coeducational private school for students in grades Pre-K through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban


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The Summit Preparatory School says

The Summit engages each learner in reaching his or her highest potential. Summit learners develop curiosity, creativity, and critical-thinking skills, establishing a strong intellectual and social-emotional foundation. Collaboration with others and effective communication of independent thought are modeled and encouraged. Summit learners are partners in the process of discovering and constructing knowledge with educators providing a balance of autonomy and structure, ensuring students feel both challenged and supported. The Summit welcomes parents as active participants in the learning community.

Mission Statement

The mission of The Summit Preparatory School is to provide students with an empowering education in a supportive, stimulating environment. This is achieved through small class sizes, strong foreign language program, progressive education principles and a challenging differentiated curriculum. Summit students are prepared to succeed in college and beyond.


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  (417) 869-8077
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Academic Calendar: Trimester

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 161
Student Teacher Ratio 9 : 1
Dress Code Uniform
Head of School   Katie Heet
Finance Officer   Kristin Walker
Development Officer   Vincent Currao, Jr.
Admissions & Communications Officer   Amy Maas
Head of School, Emeritus   Robert Gronniger


  • Band
  • Basketball
  • Chinese Club
  • Cross Country
  • Diving
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Yearbook

Associations & Memberships

State or regional independent school association

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