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 >

School is back in session, which means that soon your children’s backpacks will be filled with ways that you can help raise funds for your child’s school. We love a good bake sale, but fundraising for your school can be as simple as talking to your friends. Earlier this year, we introduced the Extra Credit […]

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Their friends had one question: why? Cathy and Garr Smith had lived in Salt Lake’s celebrated Sugar House neighborhood for 18 years. They loved the nearby shops and cafes. They loved the urban energy of the place. And they adored their quintessential brick Tudor. So why in the world were they moving to Lake Village […]

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It’s time we give extra credit to Daybreak schools. From the beginning Daybreak has worked with school officials to develop neighborhood schools that are walk-able and part of each neighborhood’s identity. Neighborhood schools offer greater opportunities for volunteerism, and a higher level of engagement with the administration & faculty.  As a result, the schools in Daybreak are […]

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Early Light Academy, the K-9 public charter school located in South Station Village at Daybreak, is expanding for the 2015-2016 school year by adding one class per grade. The school plans to expand from 750 students to 1,000 students. To accommodate this expansion in enrollment, the school footprint is also expanding.  Early Light Academy will add a […]

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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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