St. George Real Estate
Vista Real Estate
Southern Utah Area
Southern Utah HistoryWashington County SchoolsSouthern Utah JobsSt. George, Utah WeatherSt. George, Utah MapsSouthern Utah Health CareSt. George Airport â€“ SGUThe St. George MarathonThe St. George TempleSt. George Hospital â€“ Dixie Regional MedicalThe St. George Art FestivalSt. George Town SquareThe Dixie Center at St. GeorgeDixie State CollegeHistoric St. George
Washington County Schools
Details on the Washington County school district and St. George, Utah public schools. How do Washington County school students measure up in national achievement testing? Find student testing statistics and history of education in southern Utah.
Washington County schools are located within a 2,435 square mile radius of St. George and the surrounding area. The Washington County area offers a variety of education opportunities including public schools, private schools, charter schools, and trade schools.
The Washington County School District provides public education for kindergarten through 12th grade, managing a total of 42 schools. Within the Washington County School District you will find 4 preschool locations, 24 elementary schools, 6 intermediate schools, 5 middle schools, and 7 high schools. All schools within the district follow the same school year calendar, with the exception of Enterprise and Millcreek. Within these schools there two specialty schools; Dixie Sun is a bilingual school offering immersion in both English and Spanish, and Mill Creek High School specializes in students who are struggling to finish high school. The school district's mission is to â€œimprove student achievement,â€ they provide a quality education that is consistent with state guidelines.
There are currently 4 charter school options in Washington County - Vista at Entrada is a school of performing arts and technology, George Washington Academy and SUCCESS Academy at Dixie State College focus on academic excellence. Tuacahn High School for the Performing Arts focuses on music, dance, and theatre. Enrollment in Washington County charter schools is limited but free to students who live in the area.
There are about 10 schools listed as "private schools" with the southern Utah area, most of which are privately owned schools that specialize in troubled youth.
At the college, university, or trade school level there are a number of options including Dixie State College, Dixie Applied Technology - DXATC, Mohave Community College North Mohave Campus, Sensory Development Institute, Utah State University (on the campus of Dixie State College), American Institue of Medical/Dental Technology, Flight School of Southern Utah and numberous trade schools specializing in massage, esthetics, hair and nail technical schools, and more.
Overall, Washington County public school student test results show achievement levels at, or above those of the state of Utah and the nation. The following test results indicate how Southern Utah schools compare on state and national levels:
The 2010 UBSCT results showed that 90% of 10th graders passed Reading (state average 85.7%), 73% passed Math (state average 67.9%), and 68.3% passed Writing (state average 72.2%) on their first attempt.
Utah public schools by city - Schools by City in Utah
Utah Private Schools - EducationBug Directory of Washington County Public Schools
Related Article: Dixie State College >>