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Waterford School is Utah's premier liberal arts, college preparatory private school for students in Preschool through High School. Waterford awakens a passion for learning in every student through transformational teaching, rich curriculum, and a safe and nurturing community.
"Every day I get to come to a community full of people who are trying to better themselves. And that's why I love Waterford."
-Harmony Button, Academic Dean
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Over the summer, Jennifer and I nostalgically returned to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, site of our introductory visit to the west back in 1989. We went on long hikes, attended a rodeo and marveled at the beauty of the Tetons. And, we took a fly-casting... Read more
Beth Hammond (Class XI) presented at the Heart Failure Society of America's (HFSA) 21st annual scientific meeting in Dallas, TX on September 16-19. We are excited to have her join Waterford as a new student! What is your research about and what... Read more
Chess in Lower School Waterford is excited to continue our tradition of Chess instruction in the Lower School. Class III, IV, and V students work with Kristin South, our Lower School Chess teacher, during the first months of school, and students... Read more
New Outdoor Learning Space for Preschool and Kindergarten students We have been working closely with our preschool faculty and landscaping crew to create an outdoor play space for our Preschool and Kindergarten students. Special thanks to Kristie... Read more
Where were you on September 11, 2001? Upper School students Tabitha Bell and Ty Cramer asked faculty to recall where they were and what they were doing when planes hit the twin towers of the World Trade Center at 8:45 a.m. in New York City. Although... Read more
Class of 2017 The Class of 2017 is prepared to excel in college and to adapt to an ever-changing world. Students credit their love of learning to the extraordinary breadth and depth of the Waterford college preparatory curriculum and programs, and... Read more
Jackson Anderson ’17 was chosen by his peers to give an address at Waterford's Commencement ceremonies in Abravanel Hall. I made a promise nearly one month and a half ago to Waterford’s class of 2017 that I would expand upon the backstories of two... Read more
Waterford Veteran Robotics Team 3245.Once again, I can report that it was a breakthrough championship event for Waterford Robotics! The team, despite a tough schedule of matches that predicted 37th place, ended up seeded 31st of 67 teams in our... Read more
Greetings Raven Robotics Supporters! I write this after our first day of competition at the 2017 World Championship. First: thank you all for your support and for making this experience possible for our students. It is inspiring to be here and we... Read more
Students amaze at Waterford Dance Academy's The Sleeping Beauty. PC: HCMLike the whole of our program, there are very few schools that can claim the extraordinary depth and phenomenal breadth of the Arts present here at Waterford. Our arts program... Read more
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THE HEART OF GOOD TEACHING
"I consider myself lucky indeed to be at a school that requires me to be just as much a student as I am a teacher." - Steve Manning, Faculty
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