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Public schools that offer the basic elementary or secondary curriculum plus creative electives in an informal instructional setting which features an approach to teaching and learning which emphasizes the students' right to make decisions and that views the teacher as a facilitator of learning rather than as a transmitter of knowledge.

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Local Service
Statewide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth, or service at a satellite office.
Nationwide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth or services at a regional/national headquarters location.
Statewide Provider
250 East 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-538-7500
Statewide Provider
Address:
250 East 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-538-7500
Email: mark.peterson@schools.utah.gov
Languages Spoken: Spanish, Translation services available
Eligibility:

Children age 3 before September 2 of the current school year and less than 19 years of age on the last day of the school year or, if the student has not graduated from high school, less than 22 years of age on the last day of the school year. Student must be enrolled or admitted to an eligible private school.

Services Provided:

Works with Utah's education system to provide an opportunity for educational excellence for each Utah student.

COVID-19 Update: Gov. Herbert announced April 14, 2020, that Utah’s K-12 public schools will extend their dismissal (or soft closure) through the end of the school year in a continuing effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. For resources on this, please visit the Utah State Board of Education website.

  • GED/High School Equivalency Test Instruction
  • School Lunches/Snacks
  • Summer Food Service Programs
  • Alternative Education
  • State Boards of Education
  • Educational Vouchers
Provider Profiles:

Carol Anderson, USOE Educational Specialist – Behavioral Interventions & Supports in Schools

Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 2/25/2022
280 West 940 North
Provo, UT 84604
Phone: 801-374-4800
Address:
280 West 940 North
Provo, UT 84604
Phone: 801-374-4800
Fax: 801-374-4808
Email: keithr@provo.edu
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Eligibility:

Provo City residents ages pre-K to grade 12. Adult educational services.

Services Provided: Public school district for students in Provo.

  • Special Preschools
  • School Districts
  • GED/High School Equivalency Test Instruction
  • English as a Second Language
  • Specialized Information and Referral
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Internet Courses
  • Adult Basic Education
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/24/2021
778 East Bamberger Drive
American Fork, UT 84003
Phone: 801-610-8185
Organization Name: Alpine School District
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Address:
778 East Bamberger Drive
American Fork, UT 84003
Phone: 801-610-8185
Fax: 801-756-1518
Email: eso@alpinedistrict.org
Eligibility:

Anyone that has not earned a high school diploma, Alpine School District

Services Provided:

A supplemental program to all secondary schools in Alpine School District. Our facility offers a broad array of curriculum possibilities and options to meet the needs of our students. All areas of the building provide access to the best technology for research and communication. We also have a well-equipped media center containing materials to support the curriculum offered, and each lab study area is equipped to support their individual curriculum units with a full spectrum of materials and supplies.

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 4/20/2022
5600 North Heritage School Drive
Provo, UT 84604
Phone: 801-433-9413
Address:
5600 North Heritage School Drive
Provo, UT 84604
Phone: 801-433-9413
Fax: 801-226-4600
Email: admissions@heritagertc.org
Eligibility: Ages 12-18, admission varies by program. Contact for current information.
Services Provided:

Provides therapeutic, residential treatment center for teens in small, home-like settings.

Services Provided:

  • Spark Academy- co-ed boarding school for ages 12-18, provides a treatment center for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental challenges.
  • Elevate Academy- co-ed boarding school for teens ages 12-18, provides treatment for depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and defiance.
  • Launch- short term program for male teens ages 16-18, provides transition services from residential programs to traditional or vocational school and more independent living.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 11/9/2020
1385 North 1200 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-531-6100
Address:
1385 North 1200 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-531-6100
Fax: 801-531-6106
Wheelchair Access: Entry Only
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Eligibility:

Preschool and K-6 students must come from an at-risk economic background.

Services Provided: Offers five unique learning programs within one school, focusing on parent involvement, adult education classes in English, citizenship, alternative education, special preschools, and healthy families for low-income and at-risk populations. Other services include court community service sites, Early intervention for children with disabilities, and volunteer opportunities.COVID-19 UPDATE: Following CDC Guidelines. Call for more information.

  • Court Ordered Community Service Sites
  • Special Preschools
  • Early Intervention for Children With Disabilities/Delays
  • English Language Instruction Volunteer Opportunities
  • Citizenship Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Alternative Education
  • Home Based Parenting Education
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/28/2022
1234 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone: 801-578-8574
Organization Name: Salt Lake City School District
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Address:
1234 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone: 801-578-8574
Fax: 801-578-8382
Email: joshua.bell@slcschools.org
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Services Provided: Provides adult high school diploma programs and alternative education for the Salt Lake City community. Also offers services such English as a second language and GED/ High school equivalency test instruction.COVID-19 UPDATE: Following all CDC and State guidelines. Many services online only.

  • Adult High School Diploma Programs
  • Alternative Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Legal Counseling
  • GED/High School Equivalency Test Instruction
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/29/2022
2275 North 3900 West
Corrine, UT 84307
Phone: 435-734-4834
Organization Name: Box Elder School District
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Address:
2275 North 3900 West
Corrine, UT 84307
Phone: 435-734-4834
Fax: 435-744-2628
Services Provided:

Provides a community alternative high school for Box Elder School District.

Services Include:

  • Alternative High School Education
  • Adult Education
  • Youth-In-Care
  • Independent Life Skills.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 9/14/2020
Statewide Provider
675 East 2100 South Plaza 7-21, Suite 270
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Phone: 801-298-6660
Statewide Provider
Address:
675 East 2100 South Plaza 7-21, Suite 270
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Phone: 801-298-6660
Fax: 801-298-6670
Eligibility: K-12
Services Provided:

Provides tuition-free public online school that serves students in grades K–12 throughout Utah.

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 9/2/2020
310 East 4500 South, Suite 620
Murray, UT 84107
Phone: 801-262-4922
Address:
310 East 4500 South, Suite 620
Murray, UT 84107
Phone: 801-262-4922
Toll Free Phone: 866-788-0364
Eligibility:

K-12

Services Provided:

Offers Utah students online-schooling options.

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 6/9/2021
501 East 3900 South
South Salt Lake, UT 84107
Phone: 385-646-5435
Organization Name: Granite School District
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Address:
501 East 3900 South
South Salt Lake, UT 84107
Phone: 385-646-5435
Fax: 385-646-5440
Email: jreynolds@graniteschools.org
Services Provided: To work with students within secondary/ high schools who have not found success in the traditional schools through alternative education and drop out programs.COVID-19 Update: Following CDC Guidelines.

  • Secondary/High Schools
  • Alternative Education
  • Dropout Programs
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/31/2022