Facts About Summa

Summa's goal in college planning is to help students find the right fit.• Summa has already assisted 36 students throughout San Diego in achieving perfect 2400 SAT scores since our founding in 2011.

Last year Summa’s students contributed an estimated 25 percent of all of the perfect SAT scores in California.

• Summa's goal in college planning is to help students find the right fit, a process that begins early in their high school careers and extends beyond their first year in college. "Getting in" is important, but "staying in" is what counts.

Since 2011, Summa students have gained admission to (and thrived at) a wide range of colleges and programs, including selective private schools like Harvard, Princeton, and Stanford, tech schools like MIT, Caltech, and Olin, small liberal arts colleges like Williams, Pomona, and Juniata, public universities like the UC and Cal State campuses, Purdue, and U-Michigan, accelerated programs like Brown Direct Med, UCSD Medical Scholars Program, and Rutgers' six-year Pharm.D. Program, and many others.

• Summa utilizes its own curriculum and unique teaching methods grounded in the founding staff’s roots as educators, with over 7000 hours of professional development time logged since 2011.

• Summa programs are available for all grades between 5th and 12th, including Summa Accelerator programs focused on writing, literature and mathematics enrichment, and highly individualized and targeted SAT and ACT study.