By: Amanda Warner-Jones.
As a Tooele County native, I am excited to join the team at the Tooele Education Foundation and give back to the schools that are so dear to me. I grew up in Pine Canyon, active in sports, FFA and many other activities. These opportunities left a lasting impression on me and love for Tooele County, which I carry into my work at the Tooele Education Foundation.
14KTooele County School District is K-12 with 26 schools and approximately 14,500 students enrolled.91%The Tooele County School District graduation rate is 91%. Utah’s statewide graduation rate for 2016 was 85%.96%In 2016, the district had 4,247 students enrolled in a Career and Technical Education course with a 96% graduation rate for students who were CTE concentrators.26TCSD has 15 elementary schools, 3 junior highs, 4 high schools, 1 K-12 school, 1 special education pre-K, 1 alternative school, and 1 online K-12 school.8 DLITCSD has 8 schools with a Dual Language Immersion program. We offer open enrollment DLI in French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.2 STEMWe have 2 state-designated STEM schools that create strong instruction for college & career readiness focusing on Science, Technology, Education, and Mathematics.1009/ 1542TCSD has 1,009 certified, 1,542 classified, 19 administrative classified, and 67 administrative personnel. A total of 2,637 employees7,286 Sq MilesTooele County School district covers 7,286 square miles.60%Approximately 60% of classrooms have Promethean Interactive Whiteboard technology.1:1Wendover High, Dugway K-12, Ibapah Elementary and Vernon Elementary have laptops for every student.