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: Elk Ridge 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 >

  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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If you are considering purchasing a new home in Daybreak and intend to enroll your children in public school, it’s very likely based on current school boundaries that your child would attend Eastlake Elementary. Located in Eastlake Village, Eastlake Elementary has a unique two-story design with large windows in every classroom, collaboration kivas, a beautiful media […]

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Well, plenty. And the details might surprise you. Daybreak currently has two elementary schools and one K-9 charter school located within the community—Daybreak Elementary, Eastlake Elementary and Early Light Academy. This is the first in a series of posts that will feature each of the schools in Daybreak. Daybreak Elementary School, located in Founder’s Park […]

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U of U study on walkability shows students’ and parents’ views of safety can differ, influence transport choices August 11, 2010 – SALT LAKE CITY – Walking to school is as natural as gravity, right? An individual’s decision to walk to school is actually quite complex.  It is influenced—perhaps—by distance and an attractive walkable environment, […]

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