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Elementary Building  Stock PhotoLegacy Preparatory Academy is a tuition FREE, public charter school located in Woods Cross Utah serving Kindergarten thru 9th grade.

 

 

 

 

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We are located on one campus which houses two buildings:

  • The elementary serves students in grades K-6.
  • The middle school serves students in grades 7-9.

Our enrolled students receive first priority for enrollment each school year.

 

 

 

 

 

Paideia

 

What do our future leaders look like?

Behave like?

Exemplify?

Legacy's Paideia was created with this in mind.

pai·deiapīˈdāə/; noun: paideia. 

  1. (in ancient Greece) education or upbringing.
  2. the culture of a society.

 

Our school was founded on the core idea that a strong community and school are based on the contribution of students, parents, teachers, and administrators. From the ancient Greeks, paideia (pronounced pie - day - uh) means the culture of a community where each individual is a contributing member of society.

 

LPA provides quality education to each child and supports a moral education. As part of this education, LPA created a Paideia to shape a common culture promoting self-awareness, personal accountability, and a code of cultural conduct.
 
The LPA Paideia is based upon common sense principles, commitments, and acknowledgments which empower each child to learn in a safe, positive, and respectful environment. Administrators and faculty subscribe to this Paideia and recognize that an intentional culture must be fostered to inspire classical education.

 

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PAIDEIA

 

pai·deiapīˈdāə/; noun: paideia. 

  1. (in ancient Greece) education or upbringing.
  2. the culture of a society.

 

LPA was founded on the core idea that a strong community and school are based on the contribution of students, parents, teachers, and administrators. From the ancient Greeks, paideia (pronounced pie - day - uh) means the culture of a community where each individual is a contributing member of society.

 

LPA provides quality education to each child and supports a moral education. As part of this education, LPA created a Paideia to shape a common culture promoting self-awareness, personal accountability, and a code of cultural conduct.
 
The LPA Paideia is based upon common sense principles, commitments, and acknowledgments which empower each child to learn in a safe, positive, and respectful environment. Administrators and faculty subscribe to this Paideia and recognize that an intentional culture must be fostered to inspire classical education.

 

 

Author of the Paideia: 2017 Legacy Preparatory Academy Governing Board Members

dance stockPHILOSOPHY

Legacy Preparatory Academy believes that our primary mission has three goals;

  • to engender a true "love of learning" in our students,
  • to address the needs of the "whole child", and
  • to provide a one of a kind-educational foundation that prepares students far beyond college, but for life
 
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MISSION

Legacy Preparatory Academy will cultivate intellectual and moral virtue according to the classically based pillars of truth, goodness, and beauty.
 

Legacy Preparatory Academy builds the foundation of knowledge and critical thinking skills necessary for children to become independent learners for life.

We do this in several ways:

  • Provide a rigorous curriculum that is thorough and challenging, with classical education roots
  • Integrate fine arts to enhance learning
  • Teach the value of public virtue to promote respect
  • Engage parents as real partners to share in enriching student education
  • Honor each child as an individual and foster their innate curiosity and desire to learn
 

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VISION

Legacy Preparatory provides a safe environment where interactions between students, teachers, staff, and parents are based on honesty, trust, and respect. We are proud to teach the value of public virtue to promote respect and engage parents as real partners to share in enriching student education.

 
 
 

Stock photo our beginningsOUR BEGINNING

In the Fall of 2004, a group of moms gathered together and formed Legacy Preparatory Academy. Flyers were posted all over South Davis County advertising interest in our new charter school. The original founders chose Classical Education (with a Fine Arts emphasis) as our school’s vision.

 

It was also very important for us to help a student develop character. When we educate a child, we educate more than just the mind.  Helping to develop a whole hu-

 

man is critical for a bright future.    

 

 

Stock Photo Our BeginningsIt was these ideas that spurred our new group on for many weeks, months, and long nights.  We researched, debated, and wrote our ideas into the school’s charter.  Once it was passed by the State School Board, it was then ready for implementation.  

 

After many weeks of public information recruitment meetings, we cobbled together a group of 50 parents ready to trust the plan and make it happen. Thousands of volunteer hours, personal funds expended, numerous rocky bumps, and many witnessed miracles, our dream became a reality.

 

Stock Photo our beginningsWe had the greatest group of volunteers who literally gave everything in order to provide an education for their children and thousands of other kids in the community. We had the most amazing teachers and staff who also gave their all to make order out of chaos. Legacy Preparatory Academy was truly a labor of love for every person involved.  

 

Maren Hilbig

Founder Legacy Preparatory Academy

 

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