Summit has the feeling of a small city because it is a transportation and commercial hub for several neighboring towns. Summit’s downtown is big and bustling, offering a large mix of shopping and dining choices, a movie theater, post office and offices—a huge selling point for the community.

About Summit

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Population by Age Level. Median Age 41.8. Households: 7,837.

In Thousand of Dollars. (Median Income: $138,855)

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Summit Schools & Education

Public & Private Institutions Of Learning

The Public School System: The nationally ranked Summit Public Schools are dedicated to supporting and sustaining a system of learning that "engages all students in compelling work, educates them to their highest intellectual, creative and individual potential, promotes pride in diversity, and results in responsible and productive citizens of the highest integrity." The school system is made up of nine public schools serving students in grades pre-kindergarten through twelfth.

Two schools, Jefferson Primary and Wilson Primary, serve the pre-K and Kindergarten students. The program's goal is to help children become independent and self-confident learners.

Five elementary schools focus on educating children in grades 1-5. These schools are:

  • Brayton Elementary
  • Franklin Elementary
  • Jefferson Elementary
  • Lincoln-Hubbard Elementary
  • Washington Elementary

With differentiated instruction to meet the needs of the diverse student population, academic excellence is promoted and high expectations are maintained.

The Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School serves students in grades 6-8 with comprehensive instruction that builds on skills learned in elementary school. The school environment is safe, supportive and stimulating.

Summit High School, with a student body of more than 1,100, consistently ranks among the top public high schools.It offers a variety of college prep and non-college prep subjects. The school offers 19 AP courses and 14 Honors courses. Additional courses are available in visual and performing arts, as well as vocational programs. In addition, there are more than 40 extra-curricular activities and 30 varsity sports to round-out a student's high school experience.

Private and Parochial Schools Near Summit: There are many excellent private and parochial schools in the area. Some of those options are:

  • Delbarton
  • The Far Brook School
  • Golda Och Academy
  • Kent Place School
  • Montclair Kimberly Academy
  • The Morristown Beard School
  • Newark Academy
  • Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child
  • Oratory Prep
  • The Peck School
  • The Pingry School
  • Saint Peter's Prep
  • Saint Rose of Lima School
  • Seton Hall Prep

Preschools Near Summit: There are also many excellent pre-school options in the area. A few of the many options are:

  • Cornerstone School
  • Summit JCC Early Learning Center
  • SuperKids
  • Wesley Center Preschool
  • Kidville
  • Zadie's Nurturing Den
  • Community Preschool at St. John's
  • The Connection Preschool

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