Community Schools are hubs of academic learning, healthy child development, and neighborhood cohesion. Together, schools and various public and private partners provide comprehensive and coordinated academic, social, mental, physical, and vocational programs/services for students, families, and the community.
Canyons Community Schools are:
Enrollment Forms are available here in Arabic, Dari, Farsi, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swahili.
Canyons Extended Learning Programs are offered at the five Title I Schools: Copperview Elementary, East Midvale Elementary, Midvale Elementary, Midvalley Elementary, and Sandy Elementary.
Housed in Title I schools (Copperview Elementary, East Midvale Elementary, Midvale Elementary, Midvalley Elementary, and Sandy Elementary), the goal of these Centers is to provide training and resources to parents to support learning in the home. Classes are provided to help parents know how to help their students with reading and homework in all subjects, as well as how to navigate the school system and work with teachers.
Our adult education program offers classes for parents to earn a high school diploma, learn English, basic computer skills, “plazas communitarias”, parenting skills, and other content such as managing conflict, financial literacy, and nutrition.
The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (Title X, Part C) supports students who may be experiencing homelessness as a result of economic hardship, foreclosure, severe medical bills, natural disaster, domestic violence or abuse. The law requires students to be immediately enrolled and for all barriers to full participation in the educational program to be removed.
Title III provides assistance to help non-native English speakers attain proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
- Multilingual Learners (Title III)
According to the 1951 United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, a refugee is “a person who owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion, is outside the country of their nationality, and is unable to or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail him/herself of the protection of that country.”
An immigrant is a foreign national who is issued a visa to live and work permanently in the United States. In most cases, a relative or employer sponsors the individual by filing an application with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Title VI is a Native American/Alaskan Native education program designed to support the following goals:
- Ensure academic success for indigenous students with an emphasis on high school, graduation, and post-secondary placement opportunities
- Promote Native American culture and cultural awareness in all Canyons District schools, primarily to Native students and secondarily to all other students
- Provide instruction in traditional Native American language to Native students
Canyons School District uses ParentSquare for school communication, primarily with email, text, and app notifications. ParentSquare automatically generates an account for each parent, using their preferred email address and phone number.
Title I funds are federal dollars aimed at increasing the reading and math achievement of students who are economically disadvantaged or who are eligible for assistance from the McKinney-Vento Act. Title I schools use the supplemental resources to implement a school wide plan targeted toward the identified needs of the students and staff.