Is Silver Summit Academy an online school? No, the Academy offers K-12 students a personalized and blended learning environment which combines digital content with face-to-face instruction. While certain unique classes may be delivered mostly online, fully accredited teachers will always be available in-person to teach and assist students.
What is STEAM? STEAM is an educational focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics. A STEAM education recognizes the value these disciplines will have in the job market of the future, and acknowledges the role the Arts play in developing the critical thinking skills demanded in technical fields.
Is Silver Summit Academy a Charter School/Private School? No. Silver Summit Academy is a public school within the boundaries of, and operated by, the South Summit School District.
Will students from other school districts be accepted? Students from outside the South Summit School District will be considered for enrollment once all requests from students living within the school district have been fulfilled.
Are AP and Honors courses be offered? Yes.
Is early graduation be allowed? Yes.
Is there a National Honor Society chapter? Yes.
What about extra-curricular activities? Silver Summit Academy has an active Student Government in charge of planning activities that meet the social needs of the students. Silver Summit Academy also hosts many active clubs which provide students an opportunity to explore their interests, practice community service, or test their skills with their peers. For Athletes, UHSAA rules require that students interested in participating in athletics participate in their home district. Students attending Silver Summit Academy and residing within the South Summit district would participate at South Summit High School. Students attending Silver Summit Academy and residing in the Park City School district would participate at Park City High School.
Can students take online and/or live-interactive college classes for credit? Yes. Students are able to earn college credits at a fraction of the cost via online and/or live-interactive courses.
Will transportation be provided? Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Academy.