About Scholar


Scholar Academy is a K-6 public charter school, located in Tooele, Utah. Scholar students enjoy a rich, engaging, and student-centered educational program that is focused on improving and challenging students at all levels.

Scholar Academy was built from a philosophy of academic excellence using creative problem solving, cooperative learning, experiential learning, and reflection throughout academic disciplines. Classroom instruction promotes purposeful learning aligned to the Utah State Standard. Our kindergarten through six grade elementary program offers a rigorous, engaging curriculum. The mission of Scholar Academy is to provide a quality education for all students that will prepare students to excel academically. Scholar teachers guide students using cooperative learning and creative problem solving strategies across the curriculum, including service learning experiences to foster application, reflection and clarity to student learning.

The student?s intellectual ability is enhanced by developing student aptitude for:

Understanding facts, concepts, generalizations and their relationships
Identifying patterns
Verbal and nonverbal reasoning
Operating at the higher levels of Bloom?s Taxonomy
Evaluating their ideas

The student?s specific academic progress is strengthened by mastering skills and concepts across multiple curriculum areas through integrated lessons, modeling and activities that teach:

Responsibility
Rapid insight into cause-effect relationships
Interpersonal intuition
Collaboration in cooperative learning
Civic responsibility through service learning

The student?s creativity is developed by:

Fluency, flexibility, originality, elaboration
Divergent thinking skills
Digital Skills and competency
Problem-solving strategies
Exhibition or performance of the Arts

The student?s healthy lifestyle is encouraged by fostering:

Skill and enjoyment when participating in athletic and recreational sports
Good attendance
Healthy habits such as getting enough sleep, good nutrition, and participating in preventative health care measures
The ability to follow an individualized health care plan if necessary