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Andrew Menke, Head of School

Message From Head of school

Waterford School provides every student with a world-class liberal arts educational experience that begins in Preschool and culminates at high school Commencement. We are delighted that you’ve decided to explore our remarkable learning community where exceptional faculty deliver a world-class, liberal arts education that stimulates intellect, ignites passion and shapes character.

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Vision, Mission, Values

Waterford’s Vision, Mission, and Core Values animate every facet of life at Waterford School.

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Educational Philosophy & The Liberal Arts

Our students learn how to learn, how to be self-reflective within the process of learning, how to develop a robust repertoire of learning strategies, and how to deploy those strategies flexibly across a broad range of subject matter, including the arts, the humanities, the sciences, and a variety of physical activities.

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Strategic Plan

Our strategic plan – Waterford Rising: Honoring Our Past, Inspiring Our Future – affirms our commitment to the breadth of the liberal arts experience and its profound durability to stimulate intellect, ignite passion, shape character, and inspire a life-long love of learning.

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The Waterford Experience

Over the course of their Waterford journey, our students discover the joys of learning and the importance of service to others; they develop into poised and passionate young adults who are equipped to pursue lives of meaning and purpose.

8:1 Student/Teacher ratio

41 Acres of Campus and Facilities

55 State Championships in 10 Different Sports

50 Annual Performances of Dance, Theatre and Music

Campus & Facilities

Our campus is home to all grade levels, Preschool through 12th Grade, is nestled at the base of the Wasatch Mountains.

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Rigorous Curriculum

The Waterford School curriculum is balanced in classical roots with a contemporary awareness of our responsibilities as global citizens. The challenging courses in the core subject areas of English, history, language, math, science, fine arts, and athletics, provide students with a strong liberal arts framework.

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Teaching Excellence & Student Growth

From the lessons to the relationships, Waterford teachers know their students, know the value of learning, and know how to stimulate their students’ passions.

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College Counselling

We prepare students to thoughtfully embark upon a lifetime of learning by counselling students and families through a college exploration, application, and transition process that stimulates enthusiasm, encourages self-reflection, and integrates the summative Waterford experience.

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Waterford is centrally located in the Salt Lake valley,
and attracts students from Salt Lake, Utah, Davis, and Summit counties.