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Meet Abdul – Student of Summit Atlas

My name is Abdul, and I’m in 9th grade at Summit Atlas in West Seattle. I live close by, in High Point, and heard about a new charter public school option from around the neighborhood. At home, I’m the oldest of five. I live with my mom, dad, two little brothers, and two little sisters. … Continued


Meet Esther – Student of Summit Atlas

My name is Esther. I’m in 10th grade and in my second year at Summit Atlas, a charter public school in West Seattle. I’ve lived in Renton with my mom since July 2017. My mom found out about Atlas before I even moved here; she was doing research on schools focused on college opportunities. My … Continued


Meet Abdi – Student of Summit Atlas

My name is Abdi. I’m in 7th grade at Summit Atlas. I come from a big family – I have five older siblings and three younger siblings. Four of us attend Atlas. I have a sister in 6th grade here, and our twin brothers are in 10th grade. I have a lot of responsibilities at … Continued


Rainier finds multiple ways to help students of low-income families

Rainier Office Manager Lupe Trujillo is always trying to do what she can to provide for the underprivileged students at her school. “What I’ve tried to do aside from that is just, you know, have like a share bin,” she explained. The share bin is located in the office throughout the day; it has leftover … Continued


Summit Gives Thanks To Our Growing Community

This week we want to pause and say thank you to our students, families, faculty and our larger community. While as a nation we face unsettling political times, it has been comforting to find community in our schools. Our students know they have a safe place to learn and grow. Our families know that we … Continued


Summit Shasta gets students ready for college

Summit Shasta’s mission is to prepare students for success in college. Senior year can be a very tough year because of college applications and the college admissions process as a whole. One way Summit Shasta helps their students get ready for college is the College Readiness Expeditions course, which is mandatory for junior students. College … Continued