Midvale City takes great pride in its affiliation with the prestigious Canyons School District, recognized as the foremost educational institution in Utah. Established in 2009, this district has consistently demonstrated a steadfast commitment to innovation, exceptional customer service, active community engagement, and prudent fiscal stewardship. With a rich history of academic, artistic, and athletic achievements, the Canyons District embodies a tradition of excellence.
Over the years, since its inception in 2009, the Canyons District has embarked on an extensive journey to either rebuild or revamp virtually all of its public schools. Midvale City's young learners are fortunate to attend four exceptional elementary schools (Copperview Elementary, East Midvale Elementary, Midvale Elementary, and Midvalley Elementary), complemented by two outstanding middle schools (Midvale Middle and Union Middle), and a top-tier high school (Hillcrest High).
Discovering which school boundaries your residence falls within is conveniently achievable by visiting www.CanyonsDistrict.org and accessing the School Locator link on the main menu.
Midvale Middle School - In 2017, the Utah Construction and Design awarded the newly rebuilt Midvale Middle School with the Most Outstanding K-12 Project in Utah! The building's flashy colors are deliberate, as the three grade levels are color-coded by hallways: sixth is the orange hall, seventh is yellow, and eighth is green. Features include a 650-seat auditorium for theater productions and assemblies, an expanded cafeteria and kitchen, a full-length basketball court, dance and exercise rooms, an elevated running track, a community garden, and computer and science labs with a 3-D printer.
Hillcrest High School, renowned for its unwavering dedication to excellence, proudly stands as a community cornerstone, with a rich history spanning over five decades since its initial construction in 1960. Today, it serves as a beacon of architectural inspiration and a testament to the enduring spirit of Husky pride.
In 2021, Hillcrest High School embarked on a transformative journey through extensive renovations, resulting in a remarkable metamorphosis. Some of the noteworthy enhancements include:
- The addition of a versatile multi-purpose fieldhouse and modern athletic facilities.
- The introduction of a cutting-edge auditorium equipped with advanced technology, complemented by state-of-the-art performing arts classrooms.
- The creation of dedicated areas tailored for group study and teacher collaboration, fostering a dynamic and interactive learning environment.
- Implementation of classroom wings designed with safety at the forefront, featuring lockdown capabilities and providing administrators with clear lines of sight.
- Improvement of parking facilities and optimized traffic flow to enhance the convenience of students and visitors alike.
Canyons Family Center
Canyons School District offers Community Education classes to residents of the Canyons School District of all ages. They cover a wide range of interests and are located in schools throughout the district, including Midvale Middle.
Located within Copperview Elementary in Midvale, the Canyons Family Center offers essential services, including initial counseling sessions to assess the most appropriate support for each individual. These services encompass individual and family-based counseling, student support groups, and parent-education classes, all of which are provided free of charge to families residing within the Canyons School District boundaries.
After completing their high school education, students within the district have the option to pursue higher education at nearby colleges, including the University of Utah, University of Phoenix, Utah Valley University, Salt Lake Community College, and Brigham Young University.