UPSTART- Free Preschool program offered by the State: For more information or to pre-register call 1-800-669-4533, or go to www.waterfordupstart.org
The State of Utah has partnered with Waterford Institute to provide families with an in-home learning opportunity for pre-school aged students.
To be eligible for participation this year, families must have a child born between 09/02/2013 and 09/01/2014 and they must plan on enrolling their child in kindergarten in the fall of 2019 (next school year). This program is used at home as an additional tool to promote school-readiness.
UPSTART provides preschoolers with an individualized reading, math, and science curriculum, with a focus on reading instruction. UPSTART families commit to using the software program a minimum of 15 to 20 minutes a day, 5 days a week.
Highlights of the program include: individualized, engaging curriculum, bilingual User Support Team, free computer and internet access for qualifying homes.
Tooele County School District and partners will be hosting the 15th annual Back-to-School Closet August 4th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Blue Peak High School/Tooele Community Learning Center, (211 S. Tooele Blvd., Tooele, UT 84074). TCSD students and families are invited to attend.
14KTooele County School District is K-12 with 26 schools and approximately 14,500 students enrolled.91%The Tooele County School District graduation rate is 91%. Utah’s statewide graduation rate for 2016 was 85%.96%In 2016, the district had 4,247 students enrolled in a Career and Technical Education course with a 96% graduation rate for students who were CTE concentrators.26TCSD has 15 elementary schools, 3 junior highs, 4 high schools, 1 K-12 school, 1 special education pre-K, 1 alternative school, and 1 online K-12 school.8 DLITCSD has 8 schools with a Dual Language Immersion program. We offer open enrollment DLI in French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.2 STEMWe have 2 state-designated STEM schools that create strong instruction for college & career readiness focusing on Science, Technology, Education, and Mathematics.1009/ 1542TCSD has 1,009 certified, 1,542 classified, 19 administrative classified, and 67 administrative personnel. A total of 2,637 employees7,286 Sq MilesTooele County School district covers 7,286 square miles.60%Approximately 60% of classrooms have Promethean Interactive Whiteboard technology.1:1Wendover High, Dugway K-12, Ibapah Elementary and Vernon Elementary have laptops for every student.