Woodrow Wilson Elementary is a diverse Title I school with over 30 cultures and languages spoken. The school has a very talented and dedicated staff able to work with students from around the world and capitalize on the strengths and culture of each student.
Woodrow Wilson is a technology rich school with all of the current, most innovative programs and devices for student and teacher use. Technology is used throughout the curriculum in each grade level to extend learning and reinforce English language skills for our diverse population. The goal of the staff and students at Woodrow Wilson Elementary is to embrace and accept the global population and learn from each other.
Woodrow Wilson was rebuilt as part of the Granite Education Center in 2005. The original Woodrow Wilson was opened in 1925 in South Salt Lake.
Approximately 730 students , K – 6, attend Woodrow Wilson. One full day and 6 half-day sessions of kindergarten are offered. In addition, 4 sessions of preschool for 3 and 4 year old children are offered.
Two instructional computer labs are available for student use. Imagine Learning and Success Maker, technology programs for English Language Learners, is offered in the labs and classrooms. Students also use the computer labs extensively for testing purposes. All classrooms have several student computers and use iPads, iPods and Chromebooks in their daily instruction.
Awards and Distinctions
- Home of Granite’s Excel Winner and Teacher of the year for 2010 and 2012
- Recipient of the Beverly Taylor Sorensen art grant – All students receive art instruction weekly and participate in an annual art festival (see video clip of The Parade of the Species).
- National Family Literacy site with ESL classes for adults, parenting instruction and side-by-side learning with their child in the classroom
- Outstanding business partnerships with the East Millcreek Community; South Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce, Business Women’s Organization, Police, Fire and Rotary Club; O.C. Tanner; Boeing Airlines; the Granite Technical Institute; Priority Dispatch; and Wasatch Junior High
Students promoted form Woodrow Wilson attend Granite Park Junior High and Cottonwood High School.