The Mcgillis School serves 423 students in grades Kindergarten-8, is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the NWAIS (Northwest Association of Independent Schools).
The student:teacher of The Mcgillis School is 10:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Nonsectarian.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked UT School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 423 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,750
  • Acceptance rate: 54%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

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The Mcgillis School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Utah for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
mild learning differences
Year Founded
1990
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
423 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
The Mcgillis School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
22 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Middle School Tuition: 14180
% on Financial Aid
25%
Acceptance Rate
54%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Sallie Warmath
Admissions Associate
csherwood@mcgillisschool.org

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

School Reviews

5  
I go to school here, and it is wonderful! No bullies, an excellent education at all levels/experiences and the friendliest staff you have ever known. They aren't loose, but they aren't strict. It's wonderful here! Come, be a part of my kehilah (community)!
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked UT School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 423 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,750
  • Acceptance rate: 54%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Salt Lake City, UT is $8,308 for elementary schools and $8,535 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Salt Lake City, UT is 81% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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