Newcastle Preschool

  • Newcastle Preschool is an academic preschool for children ages 3-5.
  • Located in the south end of the Salt Lake Valley in Draper Utah, Newcastle Preschool embraces a developmentally appropriate practices model of Early Childhood Education.
  • Considered Utah's most comprehensive preschool program, Newcastle has been in operation, at full capacity since 1984.

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School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students370 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 22%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notes Ten month school year: Aug-June
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLarry Jensen

School Notes

  • Age-Appropriate Curriculum for Pre-K (4-5) and Preschool (3-4).
  • Curriculum focussed on educating the "Whole Child" includes pre-reading, social development, early math, science, social studies, art, music and vigorous outdoor play.
  • State-of- the-art facility: Roomy, bright classrooms, 800 s/f music room, computer lab, unique & creative outdoor playground.
  • Outstanding teachers: Newcastle has a stable and well trained teaching staff.
  • Three decade history of excellence: Reputed to be the Salt Lake area's most complete preschool experience, Newcastle has been named Best of State Utah several times.

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The average private school tuition in Utah is $8,685 for elementary schools and $13,856 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Utah is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).