St. George, Utah may be best known as a great place to retire, but that doesn’t mean families shouldn’t consider St. George homes. Over the last several years, the Washington County School District has worked very hard to improve student proficiency scores. In math and language arts, at both the elementary and high school levels, proficiency is above the state average. At all levels, the public schools near St. George homes are performing very well on state standardized testing. Parents and students rate their schools very highly, too. For instance, George Washington Academy, a kindergarten through eighth grade public charter school, scores 10 out of 10 on GreatSchools.org for its great performance on state testing.
For families looking for more specialized education near St. George homes, there are also many well-respected private schools in the area. Valor Hall, a kindergarten through eighth grade Christian school, won a 2013 Best of St. George Award for its excellent education. Ronald N. Hatch Academy is another private school that gets good reviews from students. It is a kindergarten through twelfth grade school.
No matter what their educational needs are, families considering St. George homes can rest assured that there are many local school options that will give their children a well-rounded education. Find reviews and other information at GreatSchools.org. Find out more about the public schools at the district website by clicking here.