Boarding Schools in Utah

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Utah, nicknamed The Beehive State in honor of its reputation for thrift and hard work, is the 13th largest state by size in the US. It’s ranked 33rd for population, and that ratio makes Utah a land of big, open vistas.

Renowned worldwide for its natural beauty, Utah is home to over a million acres of parks, including Bryce Canyon National Park and Zion National Park. Utah’s Monument Valley landscape is instantly recognizable to anyone that’s seen a Western movie.

It’s home to the Rainbow Bridge, the largest natural rock span in the world. It’s home to many of the finest ski areas in the country, and the world.

Utah’s mountain peaks, on average, are the tallest in the country, and the mountains receive as many as 500 inches of snow.

The capital, Salt Lake City, is named for the Great Salt Lake, the largest salt-water lake in the Western Hemisphere, with over 2,000 square miles of water, but only 34 feet deep at its deepest.

Utah Has An Interesting Past And A Bright Future

Utah is rich in history. The world’s first transcontinental railroad was completed when the Central Pacific and the Union Pacific Railroads were joined with a golden spike in 1869 in Promontory, now home to the Golden Spike National Historic Site. Utah is famous as home for that largest population of Mormons in the world. The state was founded and is mostly populated by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints comprising over 62 percent of the population. Utah has the highest birth rate in the nation, and the youngest population of any state.

Utah has a bustling economy, true to its beehive moniker. Utah has been ranked as the number one state in the nation for economic dynamism, and Forbes Magazine ranked it number one in its Best States for Business list. Utahns are hardworking, and they’re generous, too. Residents of the state give a larger percentage of their income to charity than any other state.

Utah Values Education

Utah values scholarship and literacy. Utah has the highest literacy rate in the United States, and it’s home to many fine schools and Universities, including Brigham Young University and Provo College. Utah is also a center for independent film production, with its world famous Sundance Film Festival leading the way form its home in Park City.

Parents who send their children to boarding schools in Utah can feel confident that their children will be surrounded by scenic beauty, an interesting and engaging arts scene, a vibrant economy, a love of learning and scholarship, and friendly people.

List of Boarding Schools

Fieldstone Academy Coed   |   Grades: 4-12 & PG   |   Address: 682 South Main, Gunnison, UT 84634

Fieldstone Academy is located in Gunnision, Utah. Fieldstone is a coeducational boarding school focusing on Academic Catch-up and College Preparation. Fieldstone is not a school for students with serious behavioral or criminal issues but has been described as a school for good kids who have gotten off track. Offering a highly structured, education and life skills training environment, aimed at the improvement of the whole child, Fieldstone has shown itself very successful at reaching children from every state in the…

Oakley School Coed   |   Grades: 9-12, PG   |   Address: 251 W Weber Canyon Rd, Oakley, UT 84055

Oakley School is located in Oakley, Utah. The school is a coeducational boarding school that focuses on a therapeutic community approach to assisting students with special emotional / behavioral needs or recovery issues. Recovery support is available as well. Tuition at the Oakley School is $7,500 per month, not including admission fees of $2,500. Students will be there from 8-12 months. Tuition assistance is available in the form of the Aspen Education Group Loan Financing Program. The educational program provided…

Old West Academy Coed   |   Grades: Ages 7-14   |   Address: 6450 Manhead Rd, Randolph, UT 84064

Old West Academy is a therapeutic boarding school located in Randolph, Utah. Founded in 1986, the school offers a ranch setting for boys and girls ages 7 to 14 with behavioral issues. During the day, students care for animals. Study takes place in the evening. Old West Academy uses the curriculum of the Calvert School and the Oak Meadows School, which is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation.…

Provo Canyon School Coed   |   Grades: Ages 8-18   |   Address: 4501 N University Ave, Provo, UT 84604

Provo Canyon School, located in Provo, Utah, is a residential treatment program focusing on attending to the needs of troubled youth, while providing an outstanding academic curriculum. This school offers personalized treatment for boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 18. Therapeutic services are provided by licensed counselors, therapists, dietitians, and teachers who specialize in the treatment of at-risk youth. This program offers parental support and assistance for guardians in order to facilitate the effective rehabilitation of their…

Wasatch Academy Coed   |   Grades: 8-12   |   Address: 120 S 100 W, Mt Pleasant, UT 84647

Located in Mt. Pleasant, Utah is Wasatch Academy. It was founded in 1875; one of the oldest private independent college prep boarding schools in the country. It’s a diverse grades 9-12 Co-ed school; having over 300 students from 24 states and 30 countries. It’s located off I-15 at the foothills of the Wasatch mountains in a beautiful rural 200-acre courtyard-style setting; having a soccer field surrounded by several dormitories and the Student Center. Furthermore it has a wide variety of…

West Ridge Academy Coed   |   Grades: Ages 9-17   |   Address: 5500 Bagley Park Rd, West Jordan, UT 84081

West Ridge Academy is located in Utah. The school has been open since 1964. It is a co-ed facility that helps students through clinical services. The school takes in students who have fallen behind in classes, exhibit signs of depression and other mental issues. The school is not affiliated with a church or religion. Sports are offered to students. Examples are soccer and basketball. The family is very important to the school, and the teachers help to bring the family…

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