Salt Lake City—City Academy, the tuition-free charter public school for grades 7 through 12, will host prospective student information nights Tuesday, Dec. 13, Thursday, Jan. 19 and Wednesday, Feb. 8 from 6 to 7 p.m. City Academy is located at 555 E. 200 S. in Salt Lake City. Prospective students and their parents are welcome to attend the hour-long presentations.
City Academy is accepting students for its second semester, which begins Jan. 18, 2017, and for fall 2017.
According to City Academy founder and executive director, Sonia Woodbury, “If you’re the parent of a middle school or high school student, and you want a good academic experience for your son or daughter in a safe and personalized environment, you should consider City Academy. Our school offers small classes with no more than 25 students per class, a dedicated faculty and staff, and programs designed to help students flourish in their education while becoming involved citizens of our communities.”
Woodbury said that City Academy students come from across the Salt Lake Valley to attend the school. Since the school opened in 2000, it has had students from 33 ZIP codes attend City Academy. The school provides UTA passes to students who aren’t within walking distance.
Woodbury, who has her Ph.D. in education, and some of her colleagues from the University of Utah founded the school. In its 16-year history, the school’s students have consistently exceeded the state’s average on ACT scores (the ACT test is used by many colleges and universities across the country in determining student admissions. Furthermore, in 2015 alone, $1 million worth of college scholarships were awarded to City Academy graduates. (City Academy also offers $1,000 scholarships to all of its graduates who decide to attend any post-high school education programs.)
To learn more about City Academy’s prospective student nights, call the school at (801)596-8489.
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