Inspiring Learning Through the National Parks at Heber Valley Elementary Walking through the halls of Heber Valley Elementary, visitors will notice something new this year, from hallway bulletin boards to each classroom’s teacher signs. That’s because Heber Valley has embraced a “National Parks” theme throughout the school, which has been incorporated not only in the […]

Construction progresses on second high school in Wasatch County

KPCW | By Grace Doerfler Published November 12, 2023 at 3:12 PM MST Construction of a new high school is in progress in Heber City, part of Wasatch County School District’s response to a growing population in the valley. Work is continuing rapidly on the county’s second high school, intended to help ease overcrowding in the […]

Even with Utah’s falling K-12 enrollments, some districts are prepping for growth

KUER 90.1 | By Martha Harris Published November 10, 2023 at 2:00 AM MST Utah public schools saw a decline in enrollment this fall compared to the previous school year, and a recent report from the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute projects the downward trend will continue for the next decade. Andrea Brandley, the institute’s senior […]

Wasatch Jumps to No. 1 in Reading Statewide

RISE testing data released by the Utah State Board of Education has placed Wasatch County School District (WCSD) at the top of school districts across the state in ELA (English Language Arts) proficiency for the 2022-23 school year. The data also places Wasatch at third in math among Utah’s 41 districts, and at seventh in […]

Records Requests Contacts by School

Records Requests Contacts by School Elementary Schools Daniels Canyon Elementary SchoolJill Winterrose – jill.winterrose@wasatch.eduIvonne Hoover – ivonne.hoover@wasatch.edu688 East Wheeler Road, Heber City, UT 84032435-654-6900 (phone)/ 435-654-5806 (fax)Visit Site   Heber Valley Elementary SchoolLorena Rodriguezlorena.rodriguez@wasatch.edu730 South 600 West, Heber City, UT 84032435-654-0112 (phone)/ 435-654-7540 (fax)Visit Site   J.R. Smith Elementary SchoolBonnie Lowham-Ernstbonnie.lowham-ernst@wasatch.edu235 East 500 North, Heber […]

New High School Groundbreaking – May 23, 2023

As a crowd of supporters braved high winds and the threat of rain, the Wasatch County School District (WCSD) Board of Education held a successful groundbreaking ceremony for the Valley’s second high school on Tuesday, May 23.  Acting as Master of Ceremonies, WCSD Director of Operations & HR Shawn Kelly let the event, which included […]

Grow Your Own

Grow Your Own The Grow Your Own (GYO) Teacher and School Counselor Pipeline Program is a competitive grant program.  It allows local education agencies (LEA) to use grant funds to award scholarships to select aspiring teachers paraprofessionals, school counselor assistants, and school counselor interns working within the LEA while also completing their training to become […]

Dr. Jason Watt Named Next WCSD Business Administrator

Dr. Jason Watt Named Next WCSD Business Administrator The Wasatch County School District (WCSD) Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Jason Watt as the District’s next Business Administrator at their regular meeting on Tuesday, March 7, 2023. Dr. Watt is the current WCSD Director of Career & Technical Education (CTE) and Student […]

Building Capacities

Building Capacities Elementary Schools Secondary Schools Elementary Schools   Elementary School Building Capacity Adjusted Capacity Initial Projected School Enrollment for 2022-23 Status Open Capacity 1.5% variance for closed schools   Daniels Canyon 868 828 579 OPEN 249     Heber Valley 812 772 620 OPEN 152     JR Smith 744 704 664 OPEN 40 […]