435-652-7500 | www.dixie.edu
225 South 700 East, St. George
Established in 1911 and built on the site of the first pioneer encampment in St. George, Dixie State College of Utah strives to help students to define, shape and achieve educational and life goals. Dixie State College is dedicated to providing personalized and excellent teaching in a learning environment where all students can become passionate about their individual educational endeavors.
Dixie State College is a community college that offers associate degrees and certificate programs, but has also offered a limited number of high demand baccalaureate programs since 2000. DSC now offers a number of baccalaureate programs in core or foundational areas consistent with four-year colleges.
In a recent study conducted by USNews.com, Dixie State College was ranked first in the state of Utah among public higher education institutions and third-nationally in terms of lowest in-state tuition and fees costs in the 2005-06 academic year. The study included 459 public four-year colleges and universities across the country. In addition, DSC was ranked first in the state and 59th-overall in out-of-state tuition and fees, and was tops in Utah and 12th-nationally in room and board costs. Dixie State offers a wide variety of associate degree and certificate programs, including a number of health science and business as well as a number of adult education opportunities.
435-879-4273 | 225 South 700 East
The Center for Media Innovation (CMI) is the broadcast center at Dixie State College. It is the professional teaching center for students enrolled in the DSC mass and human communication degree program. CMI divisions of Media include radio, TV, newspaper, online/social networking, film production and broadcast news. Students have the opportunity to participate in these mediums during their collegiate career and in doing so will graduate with an education that includes a résumé. CMI is lead by Phil Tuckett and a team of business professionals.
435-652-7730 | 46 South 1000 East, St. George
The mission at the Dixie Applied Technology College is to provide high school and adult students with user-friendly, individualized training programs, which prepare them for higher paying, satisfying careers.
The Dixie Applied Technology College is nationally accredited through the Council on Occupational Education. Their accredited programs include: Diesel Technology, Drafting, Manufacturing Operations, Medical Assisting, Office Technology, and Pharmacy Technician Certification.
The Dixie ATC also hosts Custom Fit Training, a State of Utah program, which provides unlimited training opportunities for employers throughout Washington County. Custom Fit allows companies the ability to customize a training plan to best meet their specific company and employee training needs. In addition to state-of-the-art training opportunities, Custom Fit has funding to off-set the cost of employee training and development.
Whether you’re looking for American Heart Association certifications, ACLS, CPR, First Aid and PALS certification, Building Construction, Custom Woodworking, Electrical or Plumbing Apprenticeship, Welding, or conflict resolution and leadership skills, the Dixie Applied Technology College is ready to serve you!
435-628-9902 | 720 S. River Rd. #C-130
Stevens-Henager College was established in 1891 and has trained generations of graduates for new careers in high demand jobs. Their Graduate degree programs provide flexibility for working professionals. Stevens-Henager College offers fast undergraduate degree programs in Medical Assisting, Healthcare Administration, Management, Business, Accounting, Computer Networking, Computer Programming, Computer Science, and Graphic Arts. That means more job choices for you. Grants and student loans are available so you can afford to get your degree.
801-540-7772 | 965 East 700 South
Earn a degree in one of the most efficient ways possible at the University of Phoenix St. George Learning Center in Utah. Many working adults in St. George would like to pursue higher education, but think they don’t have the time to invest in a quality degree program. Thanks to University of Phoenix, busy adults can fulfill their dreams of completing a Bachelor degrees in Management, Accounting, Nursing, Health Administration and Human Services Management, and Master degrees in Business Administration, Nursing, Education and Mental Health Counseling. Online associate’s degree programs also are available through Axia College of University of Phoenix.
435-879-4760 | 225 South 700 East
The University of Utah has a strong reputation for delivering high quality undergraduate and graduate programs to residents throughout the state of Utah. A variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees are available here in St. George. Class schedules are tailored around the working adult and are held mostly in the evenings so students can finish a program while fulfilling commitments to family, work and community. Classes are delivered live via interactive broadcast with many courses offered online. Visit the U of U website for more details.
435-634-2692 | 44 North 100 East
Utah State University Extension is a cooperative agreement with Utah State University and Washington County. They provide community education programs in horticulture, agriculture, finance, food & safety, nutrition, marriage education and emergency preparedness. They also provide many youth programs through the national 4-H program including summer camps. They provide research based and up to date answers for many, many questions. The Extension office will provide information and factual programs to meet the interests and needs for individuals and groups.
435-673-3553 | www.washk12.org
121 West Tabernacle, St. George
The growth rate of the Washington County School District is about 1%. This past school year, the District enrolled 24,882 students, an increase of 1000 students over the previous year. This current year has a headcount of 25,088. During the past year, the District experienced an increase in the number of students attending kindergarten through fourth grades, indicating that the younger grades are still showing increases. All indicators show that growth in the county will re-energize, and by the year 2014 there will be nearly 30,000 students enrolled in the district. The high school graduation rate for 2009-2010 school year was 91%.
435-688-9311 | 631 South 1100 East
Valor Hall was founded in 1996 by a group who believed in the need for a nondenominational Christian elementary school in the St. George area. The school is operated by a nonprofit corporation, Valor Hall, Inc. Valor Hall uses virtue based learning, which allows children to learn in a positive moral environment. The Sutherland Institute ranked Valor Hall as one of the top elementary schools in the state of Utah.
435-673-5353 | 1192 W. Sunset Blvd. #2, St. George
The Learning Center, a private, non-profit agency provides family support services through two programs that include: early intervention, serving families of children birth to three years with any kind of developmental delay or a condition closely associated with developmental delays. Early Head Start is also provided for low-income pregnant women and families of children birth to three years. All services are free of charge.
435-652-3201 | 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins, UT
Utah’s first fully accredited charter high school provides a college preparatory program with intensive instruction in the performing arts of music, dance and drama. The mission of Tuacahn High School for the Performing Arts is to create an unparalleled environment where students can maximize their potential academically and artistically.
435-673-0142 | 2277 S. 3000 E.St George, UT
George Washington Academy, Utah Association of Public Charter School’s “Charter School of the Year, 2013” is founded on the principle that educators, parents, and the community can create an academic environment that encourages students to excel. We challenge our students with an aggressive, academically rigorous program. We have found that with a clearly defined curriculum and direct instruction, our students are able to achieve their fullest potential. Our scores are consistently among the very top schools in the state of Utah, and our school has the distinction of being the only fully accredited public elementary school in Washington County.
435-632-2947 | 81 North 1100 West, St. George
The School of Life Foundation is committed to the social, moral and character development of youth. The School of Life donates their workbook, Learn To “School” Your Toughest Opponent, to sports teams, schools, church groups, at-risk programs, and other youth organizations. The book offers life-guiding principles and values to help youth achieve straight A’s in the school of life. This Foundation was created to help prevent further social decay in society.
Cinnamon Hills — 435-674-0984 | 770 East St. George Blvd. St. George
Red Rock Canyon School — 435-673-6111 | 747 E. St. George Blvd. | www.rrrtc.com
SunHawk Academy — 435-656-3211 | 948 North 1300 West