Longview School at the Summit Center

A Regional Services and Education Center, Inc. Program
55 Reservation Rd, PO Box 369
Deerfield, NH 03037
Thomas Jennings, Director
Phone: 603.463.7854
Fax: 603.463.7867

Population Served:

Students with emotional and behavioral educational disabilities (ED), specific learning disabilities (SLD), and other health impairments (OHI) such as anger, depression, ADD/ADHD, who are not successful in their current placement.

School Profile:



Approved grades:

Grades 9-12

Number of days open: 

180, 19-day summer program




Location and Facilities:

The school is housed in a log structure residing on a 154-acre campus bordering Pawtuckaway State Park. The facility includes a large great room and commercial kitchen, and the campus offers a Science and Nature Center, beaver ponds, nature trails, a ropes course, and a setting for our Adventure Based Counseling and Arts Based Counseling programs.

Admissions Procedures:

All students referred are required to take part in an interview process that includes a full day visit at the school. Call or email Tom Jennings to set up an appointment for an interview.

Programs and Services:

The curriculum offers students the ability to receive six credits per academic year and one-half credit during the extended school year option. Projects utilizing the campus are carried over into the classroom.

With the addition of the cooking program, Longview’s Arts Based Counseling program has expanded beyond the visual arts and complements the successful Adventure Based Counseling program. Students choose which program and team they want to take part in when they begin the school program.

Additional Information:

Approved by the NH Department of Education, Diploma granting
Extended School Year options
Students are accepted through the year

History and Philosophy:

The Longview School opened in September 2000. The philosophy is based on the belief that by reinvesting students into the educational process and by rekindling their curiosity, they become lifelong learners. The long term goal is that each student will not only explore the educational opportunities available to them, but take part in a myriad of activities that explore their own values.