Challenger School-Cottonwood

Tel: (801)561-9494
Grades: NS - PK
Celebrating 45 years of learning and fun, Challenger School is an independent private school that focuses on academic excellence, individual achievement, strong logic and thinking skills, and self-reliance.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Prekindergarten
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

School Notes:

  • Our curriculum focuses on the foundations of knowledge: language arts, math, and logic. Early mastery of these basics prepares students for advanced studies and learning at an accelerated pace.
  • Breathtaking Results - Our uniquely structured classes yield astonishing results in young students. Challenger students achieve scores on average in the 90th percentile on the national Stanford Achievement Test (SAT). This means that our average student outperforms nine out of ten students who take that test. Challenger School offers preschool through eighth grade programs that prepare children to live happily and successfully for their whole lives.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cedar Ridge Academy (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Willow Creek Montessori (1.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Willow Creek Montessori (1.5 miles away)
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  • Salt Lake City
    Willow Creek Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-KG | 74 students
    1.5 miles
    7839 Highland Dr
    Salt Lake City, UT 84121
    (801)942-2929
    1.5PK-KG
    74
  • Sandy
    Kids Etc Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 67 students
    1.5 miles
    9825 S 1300 E
    Sandy, UT 84094
    (801)523-8500
    1.5PK-KG
    67
  • Sandy
    Blessed Sacrament School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 264 students
    1.6 miles
    1745 East 9800 South
    Sandy, UT 84092
    (801)572-5311
    1.6PK-8
    264
  • Sandy
    Grace Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 184 students
    1.6 miles
    1815 E 9800 S
    Sandy, UT 84092
    (801)572-3793
    1.6PK-8
    184
  • Sandy
    Montessori Of Cottonwood
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-KG | 50 students
    2.1 miles
    9269 Teal Cir
    Sandy, UT 84093
    (801)733-9737
    2.1PK-KG
    50

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