SUMMIT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS There are three school districts in Summit County: North Summit, Park City and South Summit. The Park City School District has aligned grades in the following configuration:
Parley's Park Elementary (K-5)
McPolin Elementary (K-5)
Trailside Elementary (K-5)
Jeremy Ranch Elementary (K-5)
Treasure Mountain Middle School (8-9)
Ecker Hill Middle School (6-7)
Park City High School (10-12)
North and South Summit School Districts have three schools each.
|North Summit School District, located in Coalville, includes:|
North Summit Elementary (K-4)
North Summit Middle School (5-8)
North Summit High School (9-12)
|The South Summit School District in Kamas is comprised of:|
South Summit Elementary (K-6)
South Summit Middle School (7-9)
South Summit High School (10-12)
All of the Park City schools offer the state regulated core curriculum. All elementary schools are required to offer reading, math, science and social studies. They also offer physical education and computer classes. Core curriculum for the middle schools covers language arts (writing and reading), math, science, social studies (history), healthy lifestyles (health and physical education) and information technology (computers). Expanded curriculum includes drama, music, band, French & Spanish, visual arts, dance, shop, home economics, and life skills classes. Outdoor education programs allow students to experience nature and hiking as well as learning about environmental issues through slides, lectures and hands-on projects.
The high schools in Park City offer all required subjects along with a wide variety of electives. Students are encouraged to take additional classes in core subjects, such as math and science, as well as advanced classes to prepare for college. For those students who may not attend college, the schools offer a variety of technical and vocational subjects such as nursing, mechanics and computer applications. The list of classes offered varies by school.
In addition, the high schools offer programs such as release time for Latter-day Saints (Mormon) Seminary, work release programs, student newspapers and numerous clubs and organizations for all students. Varsity sports such as basketball, soccer, track, tennis, swimming, and cross country are available for both female and male students. Student must meet minimum academic requirements to participate.
Because of the importance of skiing in the area, Park City High School has a specialized program known as the Park City Ski Educational Foundation. The ski program, which was founded in 1980, provides students who are officially on the Park City Ski Team an opportunity to train on a daily basis while continuing their education. During the winter months participants attend classes in the morning and are dismissed at noon for on-the-hill training. Three times a week ski team members return to the high school to meet with a full-time, certified tutor. Many of these students also attend classes during the summer.
SUMMIT COUNTY PRIVATE SCHOOLS
Park City Academy (formerly Carden Christian Academy) is a private primary/secondary school. Children are accepted for preschool at age three. The curriculum covers literature, computer science, mathematics, writing, science, foreign language, fine art, physical education and cultural enrichment. The school is non-denominational but does have instruction in bible studies. Park City Academy is located near Kimball Junction in a newly expanded facility with a state-of-the-art computer lab. Current enrollment is approximately 175 student. Class sizes are small for individualized instruction. Uniforms are worn by students and tuition assistance and payment plans are available based on need. Classes run from the end of August until early June; there is also a limited summer schedule.
The Winter Sports School in Park City is a private college-preparatory high school for serious winter athletes, located at the Utah Winter Sports Park. Classes run from mid April to mid November which allows the student to compete during the winter. The school follows all state regulated core curriculum and provides a full year of English, history, mathematics, science, foreign language and art in each summer session. Students may participate in extra-curricular activities at the Park City High School. Scholarships are available based on need and there is limited boarding available.
Soaring Wings Montessori School provides private instruction for children ages one to ten. It is a full affiliate of the American Montessori Society. Soaring Wings offers classes in mathematics, language, science, social studies, Spanish, the arts and physical education. It is located in the Park City Library and Education Center.
The Oakley School located in Oakley, is a private college-preparatory high school. The Oakley School maintains "high academic standards in a context that nurtures thought-fulness, emotional vitality, social responsibility and physical health".
Please call 435-783-5001 for more information.
Park City School District
District Office Dave Adamson 435-645-5600
Park City School Phone Numbers
Park City School Education Foundation - Lynn Heinlein
North Summit School District
North Summit School Phone Numbers
Other Park City School Facilities
South Summit District
South Summit School Phone Numbers
Park City Day School
The Colby School
Park City Day School
The Oakley School
The Winter Sports School in Park City
Soaring Wings Montessori School
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