About Our School

Nibley Park is the only public K-8 School in Salt Lake City School District. This means we serve students from kindergarten through 8th grade. This model provides the ability to get to know each student very well and capitalize on individual student strengths while offering targeted support for students to perform at a proficient level in all subjects.

  • Excellence is a way of life at Nibley Park. “Every Student Matters, and Every Moment Counts. We are WINNERS.
  • Nibley Park middle school students choose from a wide variety of electives that are offered in smaller settings than the traditional Jr High, including; Home Ec, Film Making, 3-D Art, Body Conditioning/Yoga, Math Lab, Computer Applications, Ukulele, Spanish, ELP, Percussion, and more.
  • Partnership with the SLC School for Performing Arts (SPA) allows our middle school students to work with SPA teachers and students twice per week.
  • All Nibley Park School students use the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) program to prepare for High School, college, and career success.
  • We have a robust tutoring program which, through working with community and local businesses, offers one-on-one help and support to students in both reading and math during the school day.
  • During the 2013-2014 school year, Nibley Park received the “Top Performing Middle School Award” for the Salt Lake City School District.
  • We retain a highly qualified teaching staff.  All teachers at Nibley Park are state certified and qualified to work with children. Over half of the staff has an ESL endorsement.
  • Nibley Park is a recipient of the Beverly Taylor Sorenson Art Grant and is a member of the ArtStream Consortium.  We place a high value on the integration of fine arts curriculum.  The goal is for all students to receive instruction in fine arts.
  • Music classes for Kindergarten through 8th grade students include Music Appreciation, Choral Music, Musical Theater, Piano, Guitar, Orchestra, Band, and Ukulele.
  • Nibley Park is a platinum level Utah Green School in the Utah Society for Environmental Education program and has an active “Green Team” leading recycling, composting, air quality, and environmental stewardship programs throughout the school year.
  • UDOT has awarded Nibley Park a “Top Walking and Biking School” for the past several years. Our school community values our walkable neighborhood for both getting to know each other and reducing vehicle traffic.
  • Our School and Community Garden is a vital outdoor classroom for students as well as a gathering place for our community. Students grow fruit & vegetables for donation to the local food pantry and their own families.
  • The Child Nutrition department serves fresh and healthy breakfast and lunch daily, as well as fruit and vegetable snacks in the classroom in the afternoons. They provide an environment that is caring and kind to all students.
  •  The Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is fully functional and supportive of all our efforts. This includes supporting family nights, sponsoring an annual fund raiser, providing activities for parents/students, Field Day and organizing the Annual Fun Run.
  • The SCC is fully invested in helping to ensure that funds from the Trust Lands Plan meets the needs of our growing population.
  • Our after-school program is among the best and strongest in the district.  Students can take advantage of tutoring and homework help, fine arts classes, Junior Jazz, music, drama and other fine arts classes.


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