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Consistently ranked one of the top places to live in New Jersey, Summit has a small town feeling with a wonderfully bustling downtown; the best of both worlds! There are a variety of incredible restaurants, shops and businesses, plenty of parking as well as easy access to the Summit train station – all within the walkable downtown. This charismatic town is filled with community events/activities, such as the Farmer’s market on Sundays (in season) and street fairs, for all residents to enjoy. Summit has wonderful resources for performing and visual arts for those that appreciate art and culture. The various neighborhoods are charm-filled with many architecturally distinctive homes. Summit is also known for its top ranked school system, as well some of the area’s most highly regarded private schools.


Summit is located on the Midtown Direct Train Line served by NJ Transits Morris and Essex Lines located on Broad Street and Summit Ave
Located 25 miles west of New York City and 10 miles from Newark Airport.Close to Interstate 78 and Route 24.


  • Jefferson Primary Center & Wilson Primary Center – Kindergarten (Brayton and Jefferson districts enter Jefferson Primary and Franklin and Washington districts attend Wilson Primary.
  • Lincoln-Hubbard district is split between the two primaries. We can check with the school district to see where your child will go depending upon the location of a home.
  • Brayton Elementary School
  • Franklin Elementary School
  • Jefferson Elementary School
  • Lincoln-Hubbard Elementary School
  • Washington Elementary School
  • Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School
  • Summit High School
    “According to U.S. News & World Report, Summit High School ranks in the top 4% of Best New Jersey High Schools, and top 3% of Best U.S. High Schools in 2021.” (https://www.summit.k12.nj.us/schools/summit-high-school/about)


Private Schools

  • Kent Place School (All Girls PreK-12)
  • Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child
  • Oratory Preparatory School


Summit residents can enjoy tons of amenities the town has to offer like The Family Aquatic Center, Municipal Golf Course, playgrounds, and parks. The Recreation Center offers a variety of sports programs for youth including baseball, soccer, basketball and football. You can really appreciate the outdoors with the Passaic River trails that pass through Chatham as well. Residents with a passion for art culture can take delight in the many resources and classes right in town!






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