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About Our School

Glendale Middle School is the only middle school in the Salt Lake School District serving grades 6-8. We have many special programs to offer our students.

  • Glendale features Extended Learning Program classes, where academically gifted students are offered a chance to expand their knowledge.
  • The school offers honors classes in language arts and science as well as newcomer classes for students new to this country.
  • Glendale promotes the AVID (Achievement Via Individual Determination) program and a continuous in-school academic support program, which prepares students for college eligibility and success. Support is cross-curricular and on-going.
  • Glendale’s elective courses include fine arts classes such as drawing, pottery, orchestra, band, piano, and drum line.
  • We have a robust after school program with a wide variety of classes and services, including chess club, drama, sports, Tutor Club, summer school classes, Kids Café, and exploratory classes.

Annual Yearly Progress (AYP)

We are excited to inform you that Glendale Middle School made annual yearly progress for the 2010-2011 school year. This means that there was an increase in the percentage of students proficient on last year's math and language arts/literacy Criterion Reference Tests (CRTs). Please click to view the letter sent to parents:English - Spanish. Congratulations to all for the hard work of the students, teachers, staff, and community members towards the success of our school community!

School Improvement Grant

For the next three years, from August 2010 to June 2013, Glendale has the opportunity to be a part of a federal School Improvement Grant. Funds from this grant allow us to be creative in transforming Glendale into a high performing school through extended instructional hours, additional time for professional development, and other initiatives to increase student achievement and provide successful experiences for our students.

 

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