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.: 23%

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.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Newcastle Preschool is Juan Diego Catholic High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pine Ridge Academy At Youth Care Of Utah (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Draper KinderCare (0.6 miles away)
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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Utah is $8,715 for elementary schools and $13,417 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).