Where Pride Still Matters.

From the Courtroom to the Classroom to Success!

The Academy Schools is a proud network of award-winning schools for court-adjudicated youth. Established in Western Pennsylvania and managed by leaders and innovators in the field of juvenile justice, these schools are both community-based and residential, serving both local and out-of-state students.

Our Schools & Programs

Summit Academy in Pittsburgh, PA

The Summit Academy

Summit Academy is a private, residential school for court-adjudicated youth ages 14-19 in grades 9-12. Our multi-faceted program includes academics, counseling, trade training and athletics. Find out more.

Summit Academy in Pittsburgh, PA

The Summit Inpatient Drug & Alcohol Program

The Summit Academy Inpatient Drug & Alcohol Program provides a holistic approach to rehabilitation and recovery. The strategic combination of therapy, counseling and education within our school environment provides numerous opportunities to develop positive, proactive interests and skills along the road to sobriety and success.

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The National Academy Outpatient Drug & Alcohol Treatment Program

The National Academy provides drug & alcohol treatment through our community-based offices in Philadelphia. This licensed and accredited program is available for male and female clients ranging from 13-20 years of age.

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Sleepy Hollow Girls School for Juvenile offenders in Pittsburgh, PA

New Outlook Academy

New Outlook Academy opened in 1997 as a as a residential program for female juvenile offenders. This program utilizes a positive approach to address the particular challenges facing young women in the juvenile justice system.

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Academy Charter School for Juvenile offenders  in Pittsburgh, Pa

New Academy Charter School

This unique school is the only one of its kind to exclusively admit an enrollment of court-adjudicated adolescents.

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Summit Academy in Pittsburgh, PA

The Academy Integrated Program

This program provides an all-inclusive opportunity for comunity-based students to attend New Academy Charter School, as well as participate in counseling and trade training services during an extended school day schedule.

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Summit Academy in Pittsburgh, PA

The Academy Day/Evening Program

This program marked the birth of The Academy Schools It provides positive after-school structure and services for students who live at home. They receive counseling and trades training to fulfill their requirements as mandated by the court.

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Community Resource Program

The Community Resources Program was developed to improve the lives of at-risk youth in Lawrence County through enhanced supervision and accountability in the school, community and home environments.


"All their lives, our students have been caught doing something wrong. Our job is to catch a kid doing something right.™"

—Sam Costanzo
Founder & Chief Executive Director
The Academy Schools