PARK CITY, Utah — Whether new to town or have a young family, there are a lot of school names that get thrown around. Real estate agent and expert Julie Snyder created a simple breakdown of the schools within the well-rated Park City School District and private schools in the greater area.

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Public Schools

Silver Summit Academy is a public school located within the South Summit School District for the education of K-12. Utilizing technology paired with face-to-face instruction helps students reach their individual educational goals. They provide a full individualized STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) specifically designed to meet the needs of 21st-century learners.

Jeremy Ranch Elementary School. Photo: TownLift // Rayne Moynahan.

Jeremy Ranch Elementary School is a kindergarten through eighth grade school. They are committed to developing personal integrity and learning for all students. The teachers take your children’s well-being and education seriously and go above and beyond. It was named #35 of Utah’s best elementary schools in 2021. 69% of students scored about proficient in math and 66% scored at or above in reading. This school prepares students for high school and goes the extra mile. Starting in first grade, students have the option to enter the French Dual Immersion program.

McPolin Elementary School.

McPolin Elementary School is a public school located in Park City that hosts grades kindergarten through fifth. They provide a full dual immersion school in Spanish and give full support to the Park City community.

Parley’s Park Elementary serves 600 students from grades Pre-K through fifth grade. With a comprehensive learning environment that engages students in deep integrated learning such as English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Currently they have 40 teachers, 10 academic coaches and interventionists, and 10 educational support personnel as well as a full time nurse, school counselor, behavioral interventionist and a 50% time social worker available for all students. They offer Spanish immersion via a lottery starting in first grade.

Trailside Elementary. Photo: TownLift // Rayne Moynahan.

Trailside Elementary is located in Park City and is grades kindergarten through fifth.They provide a high quality, comprehensive, and meaningful education to each individual student. Between school and collaboration of community, students are empowered to achieve academic excellence as well as succeed in a globally changing world. They offer French immersion via a lottery starting in first grade.

Treasure Mountain Junior High School is a public school located in Park City that teaches grades eighth and ninth. Their mission is to empower students to reach their full potential in a diverse and dynamic world. With approximately 800 students, they have amazing resources and technology.

Park City High School. Photo: TownLift // Rayne Moynahan.

Park City High School is a public school located in Park City that teaches grades 10th-12th. With phenomenal teachers and a vast array of classes to appeal to nearly any academic, creative, and specific interests. They also have an impressive list of clubs and extracurricular activities for every student to enjoy.

Private Schools

Telos Classical Academy is located in Park City. It is a private classical Christian school. It provides learning to students in K – 8th grade. Preparing children to be ready for college. Their mission is to develop academic potential by nurturing their mind, soul, and body. They have seven core beliefs such as classical education, challenging and joyful curriculum, virtue, habits and character, logical thinking, excellence and mastery, small community, and multa non multum. They encourage young students to live in freedom and independence.

Waterford School.

Waterford School is Utah’s premier liberal arts college preparatory private school. For grades preschool through high school. Waterford’s core values are integrity, curiosity, excellence, responsibility, and caring. With a broad curriculum that inspires students and excellent teaching that distinguishes the Waterford experience.

Park City Day School is located in Park City and hosts grades preschool through 8th grade. With a small community, big education, and infinite possibilities. All students are taught to be resilient learners, creative thinkers, confident communicators, ethical decision makers and empathetic citizens of the world.

The McGillis School.

The McGillis School located in Salt Lake City and is a kindergarten through eighth grade school. McGillis keeps community at the heart of everything they do. Their mission is to provide learning experiences which empower children to become engaged and enthusiastic learners. Diversity, equity, and inclusion matters!

Soaring Wings International Montessori School is for infants through eighth grade. Founded in 1987 and offers a comprehensive curriculum such as mathematics, social studies, science, literacy, practical life, sensorial, penmanship, fine arts, foreign language, and healthy lifestyles. Studying and learning to respect major cultures as well as frequent field trips that are both enjoyable and educational.

Rowland High School.

Rowland Hall is an independent private preschool through high school in Salt Lake City. They believe in a transformational education that should be flexible and evolving alongside the ever-changing needs of our world to ensure that students graduate with the skills they need to succeed.

Judge Memorial Catholic High School.

Judge Memorial is a Catholic high school in Salt Lake City. Judge Memorial takes a holistic approach to learning by investing in their students’ intellectual, social, physical, and spiritual development. Its award-winning liberal arts curriculum encourages students to explore, take risks, make discoveries, and connections.

Julie Snyder is an experienced real estate professional who serves as a lifestyle resource for clients looking to buy or sell in the Park City area, offering luxury real estate services backed by the power of a global brand. The founder of Inhabit Park City and a sales agent at Summit Sotheby’s International Realty, Julie aims to understand her client’s needs and lifestyles before pairing them with carefully curated options that fulfill their criteria and wishes. Julie describes herself as honest, analytical, and passionate. Julie navigates Utah’s competitive real estate market easily by utilizing market data, strong negotiation skills, and effective communication. She views herself as a relocation specialist and proudly shares her deep local knowledge of the area’s schools, neighborhoods, restaurants, clubs, and outdoor experiences.

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