Quick Facts About Summa Academy | Portland Private School

Tuition 2016-17

Lower School (K-5): $13,500
Middle School (6-8): $14,000
Siblings: $9,750
Fees: $500 materials fee (annual), $1,000 facilities fee (one-time)
*Tuition typically increases 3-5% per year.


Currently, we have approximately 55 students in grades K-8. We will grow each year until we reach 130 students.

Maximum Class Size

22 students with a Lead Educator and Assistant Educator. Overall, our student to teacher ratio is 11:1.

Mixed-Age Classrooms

There are five classrooms, Diamond (K-1), Sapphire (grades 2-3), Emerald (grade 4, 5), Topaz (grade 5, 6), and Onyx (grades 7-8).


Summa Academy is located downtown Portland off of Naito Parkway between the Hawthorne and Ross Island Bridges.

Geography of Families

Students at Summa Academy live in all areas of Portland and beyond: SE, N, NE, SW, NW, Milwaukie, Beaverton, Lake Oswego, and Hillsboro.

School Day

8:30-8:50am - Drop off
9am-3:15pm - School day
3:15-3:45 - Pickup
3:45-6pm - Aftercare available 5 days a week for an additional fee
Early release on Weds., students get out at 2:15pm, aftercare starts at 2:15pm.

School Lunch

Students bring their own lunches and snacks to school. Summa is a nut free environment (currently allowing almonds), and sharing food is strictly prohibited. There are microwaves available for student use.