Summit Township is part of the Fort LeBoeuf School District, which includes the Townships of LeBoeuf, Summit and Waterford and the Boroughs of Mill Village and Waterford, a combined area of 111.7 square miles. The district is completing a total renovation of all its school buildings, which provide a stimulating environment for the study of academics including science, mathematics, the arts, business and computer technology. The Fort LeBoeuf “Bisons” take pride in the Carmen Bonita Athletic Complex and modern gymnasiums at each campus.

Children of Summit Township attend Robison Elementary, a pleasant environment, encompassing 26 acres on Robison Road. Robison School has in excess of 400 students in kindergarten through grade five. Robison School has a media center, computer lab and a computer network which supplies each classroom with the latest technology. Full-day kindergarten is available.

Students continue their education at Fort LeBoeuf Middle School with an enrollment of over 500 students in grades six through eight and Fort LeBoeuf High School with an enrollment of over 800 students in grades nine through twelve. High school students have the option of attending the Erie County Technical School on Oliver in Summit Township, where adult evening instruction is also available.

Also available to Summit Township students: Montessori In The Woods School, located at 1390 Townhall Road, is a private and independent academic school offering quality education for children preschool (as young as 18 months) through eighth grade. Erie First Christian Academy, located at 8150 Oliver Road, is a preschool, private academy, and boarding school that provides a full-time college preparatory education for grades pre-K – 12.