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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Summit High School is a highly rated, public school located in Spring Hill, TN. It has 1,345 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 88% of students are at least proficient in math and 86% in reading.
Address
2830 Twin Lakes Dr
Spring Hill, TN 37174
Telephone
(615) 472-5100
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Summit High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
86%
Percent Proficient - Math
88%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1140
15 responses
Average ACT
26
232 responses
AP Enrollment
30%
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    B+
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Cost of Living
    B
  4. Good for Families
    A
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$78,525
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,200
National
$949
Median Home Value
$225,800
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.14 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.14 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 48 responses
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  • Graduating
    25%
  • Prom
    19%
  • Homecoming parade and fall play.
    13%
  • Homecoming week/game/parade.
    13%
  • Spirit week
    10%
  • Spring musical
    10%
  • Game days
    8%

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,345
Free or Reduced Lunch
13%
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.18 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.18 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.18 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$46,573
Teachers in First/Second Year
12.7%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.24 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.24 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.24 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$9,514/ year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.18 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.18 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.18 responses
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Summit is a very welcoming school environment, and I enjoy going to school there. There are a lot of clubs and activities to be involved in. We even have a fishing team! I love all the activities I can do at the school; however, I think there needs to be more real world education. Williamson County is in its own bubble. I am fortunate to receive a very good education, but I think Summit needs to have some more classes to prepare students for the future--- to teach us street smarts and how to be prepared for life.
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Switching from Independence High School to Summit High School was one the best decisions I ever made. The entire experience of being in the first graduating class of Summit High School was an amazing one. Our sports weren't the best, simply because we were made up entirely of sophomores playing senior students and varsity teams, but our school spirit never failed our school. Summit is filled with the best faculty, students, and parents. Summit makes each student feel as if they belong and are involved with a community. I made many new friends and formed extraordinary bonds with numerous of my teachers at Summit. Summit provided me with an amazing high school experience and got me ready to leave for college. Go Spartans!
Summit is a well-equipped and clean school with up-to-date sports facilities and many technological resources available to students. The school has a re-take policy which is both good and bad. students can re-take tests that they did poorly on, which helps them to master material, but some students become reliant on them. This also creates more work for teachers. Administration is average, and is occasionally too strict on things that seem to not matter (They are very harsh on a seemingly arbitrary dress code, yet will ignore bigger issues.) Staff are generally kind and the culture of the school is generally good, with avid support and lots of school spirit even when our teams lose.