Reid School

5.00 5 1 (3 reviews)
Tel: (801)466-4214
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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.
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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.Council for Exceptional Children
National Association for the Education of Young Children
AdvancED
Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
National Middle School Association
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-9
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage-based
Year Founded1987

Student Body

Total Students152 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeReid School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
5%
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki and navy blue pants, four color golf shirts with logo, and formal field trip uniform for special events)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,720
Tuition NotesTuition rates vary for grade levels; please see website.
% on Financial Aid
9%
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDr. Ethna R. Reid

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Fencing, VolleyballBasketballFencing,
Volleyball

School Notes

Since 1987, Reid School has provided academic instruction to students in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Today, we are proud to be the first private school completely dedicated to the use of the Exemplary Center for Reading Instruction (ECRI), and we pride ourselves on the outstanding academic achievements that we help cultivate in our students.

The simultaneous instruction that we offer our students focuses on subjects such as reading, spelling, oral language, writing, comprehension, and general study skills.  Also integrated into our program is instruction in literature, mathematics, social studies, science, and the fine arts.  By teaching students how to use their time wisely, At Reid School, every child will learn.

Our Strengths Become Your Children`s Strengths

The quality, innovative, and caring instruction that Reid School students receive play an important role in their educational and social development.  Our customized instruction results in higher academic scores, yet still allows for children to enjoy themselves.

Students of Reid School can benefit from our:

  • Hands-on approach to teaching subject matter
  • ECRI teaching techniques
  • Specialists who instruct classes in all subjects
  • Personalized scheduling and record-keeping system
  • Emphasis on specific study skills and reading comprehension
  • Flexible teaching methods
  • Diverse instructional techniques

At Reid School, your child will gain 100% mastery of all basic subjects, and you as parents will always be encouraged to stay actively involved.  We are here to assist in the development of our students` individual talents and build their self-confidence.  We have been doing exactly this for the past two decades and beyond.  We are accredited by AdvancED and we have been nationally validated by the United States Department of Education.  At Reid School, we are committed to our students.  We invite you to become part of our family today!

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  4/27/2015
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.
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5  5/24/2014
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.
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5  5/12/2014
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.
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