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Summit Public School K2

1800 Elm Street, El Cerrito, CA 94530

Mission

Summit Public Schools’ mission is to prepare a diverse student population for success in college and to be thoughtful, contributing members of society.

Curriculum & Instruction

Summit K2 prepares students for college through personalized project-based learning, mentorship, and reading/math interventions. Students meet with their mentor, who helps them to build key habits such as time management and managing stress, three times per week. Teachers build critical thinking skills via a rigorous UC/CSU-approved curriculum, and specialized support is offered both in class and after school. All high school students also take a college readiness class.

Culture & Safety

Summit K2 offers a robust mentoring program that builds authentic connections and supports students in achieving their academic goals. The school also practices restorative justice to ensure all students are able to meet our behavior expectations and to empower both students and parents to be involved. Summit K2 has a student government, parent education and organization activities, and numerous volunteer opportunities. To build a positive culture, Summit has monthly rallies, spirit weeks, and dances.

Programs & Activities

Summit K2 offers numerous clubs, sports, and after school programming, such as yearbook, gardening, Young Dreamers Network, capoeira, anime, drama, volleyball, basketball, soccer, and cheer. The school communicates regularly with parents and families via weekly newsletters, TeamSnap, robo-calls, and mailers and offers a parent education series and a PTA. After school programming includes Boys & Girls Club, clubs, sports, and academic support.

Enrollment Priorities

The following information will be used to prioritize applicants at Summit K2 during the Round One
student assignment process. No particular type of applicant is guaranteed admission, and all
applicants are prioritized in the following way:

  1. Children of current Summit employees or children of Summit K2 founders
  2. Students who have a sibling currently attending Summit K2 and live in the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) boundary
  3. Students who qualify for Free or Reduced lunch and live in the WCCUSD boundary
  4. Students who reside in the WCCUSD boundary
  5. Students who have a sibling currently attending Summit K2
  6. Students who qualify for Free or Reduced lunch
  7. All other applicants
Grades Served
7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
School Hours
8:10am - 3:20pm
After Care
3:30pm - 5pm
Before Care
NA
Public Transportation
AC Transit: G, 71, 72, 72M, 675, 667, 668, BART
Uniforms
Yes
No
Principal
Kacy Robinson (MS) & Cynthia Jerez (HS)
Contact
510.374.4408

By the Numbers

Total Enrollment
533
Race/Ethnicity
7% Asian
18% Black/African-American
48% Latino/Hispanic
9% White
18% Other
Suspension Rate: 9.8%
Chronic Absenteeism Rate: 18.3%
%

Special Education

%

Economically Disadvantaged

%

English Language Learners

Academic Comparison
  • Summit Public School K2
  • Districtwide Average

Average academic scores (SBAC) for grades tested compared to the public school average score (district and charter) for the same grades.

English Scores
51%
36%
Math Scores
29%
21%
Academic Performance
  • Standard not met
  • Standard nearly met
  • Standard met
  • Standard exceeded
English Language Arts
24%
25%
37%
14%
Math
41%
30%
17%
12%

This school profile includes the most recent data available through CA Department of Education (CDE), 2017–18 and 2018–19. Some data is reported by schools to provide more up-to-date information and may differ slightly from CDE data.

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Summit Public School K2