K-12 Montessori School

Walden is the only K-12 public Montessori School in Utah.  Our elementary program offers Montessori curriculum coupled with a deep commitment to peace education and authentic learning experiences.

Our secondary school program combines the Montessori philosophy with service and expeditionary learning to create a unique curriculum dedicated to preparing students for higher learning, civic participation and a fulfilling life.

A liberal arts education provides a balance of science, math, language arts, fine arts and humanities.

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Our Mission

Walden is a place where social, emotional and academic growth are valued equally, a place where students see possibilities, make meaningful choices, take risks, and emerge with a stronger sense of identity, belonging and  purpose.  It is a place where critical thought, creativity and independence are nurtured; where empathy, cultural awareness and tolerance are valued. Our purpose is to develop capable, globally minded citizens who are dedicated to making positive contributions to society.

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Walden School Lunch Program

Please accept a heartfelt thank-you for your patience these last few years as we have worked to find the right recipe for a hot lunch program at Walden.  

Hours of Operation: 

Breakfast will be served in the lower school building for all ages from 7:30 to 8:20 a.m. daily.  Lunch will be served daily in both buildings during lunch periods.  Sack lunches "to go" will be available on early out Fridays.  Sack lunches will also be available on field trip days.


Breakfast is $1.25. The reduced fee $0.30.   

Lunch is $2.25 for elementary, $2.50 for middle school / high school, and $2.75 for adults & guests.  Reduced price is  $0.40 -- Free – $0.00

Students and families are encouraged to pay in advance with cash, check, or credit card in the main office or business office, but may pay at the time of service with cash or a check.


After-school snacks will be available at no cost for all students enrolled in after-school programs.

Non-Discrimination Statement:

This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly. “In accordance with Federal Law and U.S.Department of agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866)632-9992 (voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6163 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”


Walden School Child Find


Every child is entitled to a public education regardless of disability. Children with disabilities may go without services because families are not fully aware of their entitlement. If you know of a child, birth to age 22, who is not receiving any education services or feel that your child is in need of additional services, speak to your child’s classroom teacher or contact our special education specialists, Amy Roan or Lynda Golding, at 801-374-1545.

Carson Smith Notification Requirements

School districts and charter schools are required by Utah law, 53A1a-704(10), to inform parents of students with IEPs enrolled in public school, of the availability of a scholarship to attend a private school through the Carson Smith Scholarship Program. Listed below is the address of the Internet website maintained by the USOE (Utah State Office of Education) which will provide interested parents/students with all the program information and application forms for the CSS Program.

http://ww.schools.utah.gov.sars/Quick-Links/Carson Smith Scholarship.aspx

This is a voluntary, optional program for any student on an IEP, that allows for additional educational choices. Contact Amy Roan, Director, Special Education 801-374-1545  Ext. 5880

The Walden School website is undergoing HUGE changes! Please excuse our dust, and if you find something that seems to be broken, or you'd just like to make a suggestion, we'd love to hear from you. Your feedback will help us make the website a more useful resource for everyone.