Tooele Junior High, a School to Watch

Honoring Tooele Junior High as School to Watch

Their school motto is: “Every Student Will Learn.” And they work at living up to their motto every day. Tooele Junior High is this year’s new School to Watch, a designation that is given to middle schools across the nation that meet the strict criteria of being academically excellent, developmentally responsive, and socially equitable. . . . → Read More

State Education Board Recognizes Utah’s Title I National Distinguished Schools

State Board of Education Honors Bridger Elementary as one of Utah's Title I National Distinguished Schools

The Utah State Board of Education honored Utah’s Title I National Distinguished Schools for 2012 during its March meeting. Three Peaks Elementary and Bridger Elementary Schools are among 100 Title I schools to receive the recognition nationally. Title I schools are schools that have a high percentage of low-income students. Representatives from the two schools came to the Board meeting to accept certificates of recognition from the Board. . . . → Read More

State Board of Education Honors the USOE MLK Contest Winners

The 2012 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award winners

This year was the 28th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Contest, in honor of his birthday and lasting legacy. This contest is an opportunity for Utah’s seventh through twelfth grade students to continue to find new meaning and applications for the legacy Dr. King left to the world in the area of human and civil rights. . . . → Read More

State Board honors Wasatch Jr. High’s winning National Academic League Championship team

Achievement Spotlight November 4, 2011_Wasatch Junior High School

This morning, the Utah State Board of Education honored the 2010-11 National Academic League Championship team from Wasatch Juinior High School in the Granite School District. Earlier this year, the team won the national competition 88 to 62. . . . → Read More

Public education provides support to Utah clean air projects

School Bus and the Utah State Board of Education_Public Education Provides Support to Utah Clean Air Projects

There are three areas that the Utah State Office of Education (USOE) and local school districts have been proactive in providing significant support of clean air projects in Utah. Here are the details of each of the three projects: . . . → Read More

Board recognizes significant improvement at Provo Peaks Elementary

Provo Peaks Elementary School is honored by the Utah State Board of Education for significant improvement

The Utah State Office of Education would like to recognize Principal Alex Judd, the faculty, the Provo School District leadership and members of the community for their work in supporting significant school improvement at Provo Peaks Elementary School. . . . → Read More

State Board honors students with perfect ACT scores

Utah students with perfect ACT scores

Five hundred eighty-eight students across the United States achieved a perfect score of 36 on the ACT test last school year. Twelve of those exceptional students go to school in Utah. Today, we’re recognizing the outstanding achievement of those students. . . . → Read More

Five Utah schools honored for decades of accreditation

This month, we are recognizing five schools that have reached significant accreditation milestones. These awards are symbolic of the dedication and commitment to student achievement and school improvement, and to the leadership of these fine schools. . . . → Read More

State Board Spotlight: Kearns Jr. High is a “school to watch”

This month’s State Board of Education Achievement Spotlight featured Kearns Junior High School, which has been designated as a “Schools to Watch” school. . . . → Read More