Nothing is smarter than a
neighborhood school.

Think how far people are willing to drive to get their kids to a good school. That’s how important a proper education is. Now consider that in Daybreak, your kids can simply walk to a good school. In fact, 71% of Daybreak students walk or bike to school.

Daybreak currently has three schools: two K-6 public elementary schools — Daybreak Elementary and Eastlake Elementary — and a K-9 public charter school called the Early Light Academy. The plan for Daybreak includes additional schools as the community grows. Middle school and high school students attend schools that are less than 10 minutes from Daybreak by car: Copper Mountain Middle School and the brand-new, state-of-the-art Herriman High School.

U of U study shows why so many Daybreak kids walk to school >

Vibrant neighborhoods and successful schools contribute to the benefits of living in a community like Daybreak.  Daybreak schools are strategically located  in the neighborhoods to make it possible for the vast majority of kids in our community to walk to school. There are two K-6 public elementary schools — Daybreak Elementary and Eastlake Elementary — and […]

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The Southwest corner of Salt Lake County has seen significant and rapid population growth over the past several years.  With Daybreak now in it’s 10th year, there are nearly 4,000 households and over 13,000 residents in Daybreak alone, not to mention the growth that has occurred with other new home communities in the surrounding area. As the area begins to mature, […]

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Daybreak is planned on a 5-minute rule, which places all kinds of good stuff within a 5-minute walk–including schools. In fact, more than 70% of Daybreak students walk to school at least once a week, which cuts down on emissions from idling cars in the drop-off line at school and promotes a healthy lifestyle starting […]

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  The Jordan School board voted in March to approve the purchase of land in Daybreak for two future school sites. On Tuesday of this week, the District closed escrow on the purchase of these sites in Daybreak’s Creekside neighborhood located near 10200 S. and Kestrel Rise Rd. Kennecott has a positive long-term relationship with […]

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“The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you…’” -Dan Rather That moment when you realize that someone believes in your dreams can be life changing. Last week the South Jordan Chamber of Commerce recognized teachers in South Jordan who are currently inspiring the future to dream big and achieve their goals. Three teachers […]

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Remember what it was like to kick a rock all the way home from school and the sense of pride you felt at the accomplishment?  So do most the kids in Daybreak. Building a safe, walkable community is a key building block of the Daybreak masterplan.  The ideas of creating a relaxed community feel and […]

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By now you are aware of the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition project to build a home for the Gomez Family here in Daybreak. The family, especially little Jonah, have been through a lot already, and their struggles aren’t over yet, so we’re stepping up our efforts to raise money to help complete the home and […]

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Early Light Academy, located in South Station Village, was developed by a group of Daybreak residents. The K-9 public charter school accommodates both elementary and junior high with its modern campus which features include a regulation-size soccer field, spacious gymnasium/multipurpose room and large library/study hall. The school has breakout rooms for each grade level, mobile computer […]

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