Summit High School

Academics

Welcome to Summit High Academics

Summit High School offers a wide variety of course and programs to meet the needs of all students.


21-22 Curriculum Guide

21-22 Freshmen Curriculum Guide

21-22 Guía Curricular para Estudiantes del Grado 9

AP Program

Summit HS offers 21 AP classes: Art History, Art Studio, Biology, Calculus (AB, BC), Capstone Research, Capstone Seminar, Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Science Principles, French, Human Geography, Language & Composition, Literature & Composition, Physics 1 & 2, Psychology, Spanish, Statistics, US Government & Politics, and US History.

Our student results have been improving and our overall average AP Exam Pass Rate for 2021 was 74 percent. We had 78 AP Scholar, 41 AP Scholars with Honors and 69 Scholars with Distinction.

STEM Program

In addition to our AP Program, we have a robust STEM program that includes Project Lead The Way Biomedicine and Engineering. To complement these programs, we have a CTE Manufacturing Tech Program of Study and a Computer Science sequence.

Arts and Publications

Our Arts, Theater and Music programs regularly earn awards and recognition for excellence. With three theater productions a year and state and regional competitions, our drama students are involved in multiple areas of performance. Our music program excels in Band, Choir and Orchestra, with Band regularly competing at state levels. Students participating in our visual arts program have earned over 40 regional art awards and gone on to national competition. Americana, a song writing class, produces award-winning student songwriters and performers. Summit is home to two award-winning publications: our annual Yearbook and our student newspaper, The Pinnacle. These are student-produced graphic and journalism focused publications that have won state, regional and national awards.


Individually Focused. Committed to All.

When Bend-La Pine Schools students graduate, they should come equipped to do the following:

  • Persevere when faced with challenges
  • Value and exercise creativity
  • Discover how critical thinking skills are used across disciplines
  • Become a functioning member of a team
  • Exercise effective communication and presentation skills
  • Understand the importance of taking initiative
  • Learn about various aspects of leadership and develop those skills
  • Adapt and problem solve
  • Manage time and create a plan for accomplishing a task or goal
  • Know how to find reliable, accurate information

SHS Academic Departments

Applied, Performing and Visual Arts
From left: Brady Bedsworth, Cooper Ottum, John Kinder, Melissa Jacot, Allen Erdahl, Myria Gautreaux, Greig Thompson, Kathie Quick, Jessie Dale, Mindy Mendenhall and Stephanie Seed.
Not pictured: Lara Okamoto, Chris Shunk

Language Arts
Front Row: James Williams
Middle Row: Cassie Woelke, Erin Carroll, Amanda Holdredge, Emilie O'Neill, Kelsie Layana
Back Row: Colin Price, Kristy Knoll, Scott Meredith, Frank Brown
Not pictured: Brady Bedsworth, Eila Overcash

Math
From left: Kathie Quick, Jenny Newell, Heather Bussmann, Brandon Thompson, Matt Johnson, Jenny White, Jake Oelrich, Michelle Zumpano, Peter Borowski
Not pictured: Jackie Greenwood

Science

Front Row: Erika Strauser, Callie Pfister
Middle Row: Jason Colquhoun, Krista Brines, Jenny Newell, Lisa Phillips
Back Row: Greig Thompson, Travis Bean, Chris Kuka, Matt Killoran

Social Studies
Photo on phone: Marni Spitz
Front Row: Emily Tompkins, Sara Warsaw, Elizabeth Justema, Travis Overley
Middle Row: Ben Pierce, Monica Freeman, Patrick Kilty
Back Row: Doug McDonald, Scott Meredith

Wellness
Stephanie Barker, Jill Waskom, Tom Nelson, Dave Turnbull, Jamie Brock

World Language
Front Row: Holly Dierdorff, Nina Sarroub-Boyd, Jennie Movrich, Jylan Maloy
Back Row: Ethan Cole, Holly Graham, David Kargol, Julie Montoya

SPED & Special Programs
Front Row: Neda Wilson, Lori Davis, Cory Jacquot, Sissy Keillor, Erin Smallwood
Middle Row: Jonathan Chance, Barbara Murphy, Tatiana Guerra, Shannon Berteau, Lynn Hawkins, Lindsay White
Back Row: Jonathan Dailey, Robert Naegele, Jill McKae, Garrett Nyman, Dan Pilver

Not Pictured: McKenna Hoole