Reid School

2965 East 3435 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84109-0841
Tel: (801)466-4214
Grades: PK-9 | 152 students
Why is Reid School the best choice?  Highest ranked reading/writing program for notable effects . . . Inexpensive . . . Small class sizes . . . Large faculty . . . Every second of time used with effective instruction in a broad array of choices . . . Hands-on experiences . . . Everyone masters.
Why is Reid School the best choice?  Highest ranked reading/writing program for notable effects . . . Inexpensive . . . Small class sizes . . . Large faculty . . . Every second of time used with effective instruction in a broad array of choices . . . Hands-on experiences . . . Everyone masters.
Reid School, a private school located in Salt Lake City, enrolls students from early preschool through ninth grade.
Its strength lies in the specific teaching techniques used by its teachers; a hands-on approach in teaching the content subjects of mathematics, science, health, and social studies; an emphasis on comprehension and study skills in reading, writing, and speaking; specialists working in fine arts, crafts, and physical fitness; a scheduling and record keeping system that allows individualization with teacher direction; and flexibility and reinforcement that motivate students to work above grade level.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-9
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Language-based
Year Founded 1987

Student Body

Total Students 152 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Reid School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki and navy blue pants, four color golf shirts with logo, and formal field trip uniform for special events)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,865
Tuition Notes Tuition rates vary for grade levels; please see website.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Dr. Ethna R. Reid


Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Basketball, Fencing, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Nordic Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballFencing,
Nordic SkiingSnowboarding,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is University Academy (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori Of Salt Lake (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori Of Salt Lake (0.9 miles away)
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  • Salt Lake City
    Montessori Of Salt Lake
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-1 | 19 students
    0.9 miles
    2806 E 3300 S
    Salt Lake City, UT 84109
  • Salt Lake City
    Mount Olympus Christian Child Development
    Alternative School (Presbyterian)
    Grades: K | 32 students
    1.4 miles
    3280 E 3900 S
    Salt Lake City, UT 84124
  • Salt Lake City
    Buttons N Bows
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 40 students
    1.7 miles
    2600 E 3900 S
    Salt Lake City, UT 84124
  • Salt Lake City
    Grades: PK-8 | 325 students
    1.9 miles
    2335 Redondo Avenue
    Salt Lake City, UT 84108
  • Salt Lake City
    Redeemer Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: KG-8 | 129 students
    2.1 miles
    1955 E Stratford Ave
    Salt Lake City, UT 84106

School Reviews

My granddaughter is in preschool at Reid and we are extremely excited about her progress in such a short time. She only attends 3 days a week and her most frequent question is, "can I go everyday". The school is just different, and their philosophy is the child comes first and I see the results of that with my granddaughter everyday. I would highly recommend that you start your child's education at Reid, you will be pleased that you did.
- Posted by Parent, 04/27/15
Both of my children have attended Reid school since preschool. I drop them off to school each day knowing that they are in good hands. Reid school offers a great education and a sense of family. If you want to understand more about Reid School philosophy, I encourage you to read the book called The Influencer by Kerry Patterson. This school is much more than penmanship.
- Posted by Parent, 05/24/14
We could not be more happy with our decision to have our 2 daughters attend Reid School for the past 5 years. Reid has given them the opportunity to excel academically in a safe, nurturing environment. Their test scores certainly reflect this, but their happy attitude about school is an even greater indicator that the teachers at Reid have provided them with a solid base on which to build their life-long love of learning.
- Posted by Parent, 05/12/14

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