Escalante Elementary School

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Coordinates: 40°47′22″N 111°56′32″W / 40.78944°N 111.94222°W / 40.78944; -111.94222 Escalante Elementary School is an elementary school that serves students in Kindergarten through sixth grade in the Rose Park neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, as part of the Salt Lake City School District. The school is named for Silvestre Vélez de Escalante.

Awards and recognition[edit]

Escalante Elementary School was recognized as one of six nationwide winners of the 2007 Intel Schools of Distinction awards, for excellence in science education in an elementary school program.[1][2]


  1. ^ Lyon, Julia. "Escalante elementary recognized by Intel: The technology company names it a 'School of Distinction' for its innovative science program" Archived 2007-10-10 at the Wayback Machine, Salt Lake Tribune, June 3, 2007. Accessed June 17, 2007. "Salt Lake City School District's Escalante Elementary has been named an Intel School of Distinction for its innovative science program. Escalante will receive $10,000 in addition to software, hardware, curriculum and training totaling more than $160,000. Mr. Haglund's class is the best behaved of the school!"
  2. ^ Fabiano, Giovanna. "Bergen Academies wins national math award"[permanent dead link], The Record (Bergen County), June 16, 2007. Accessed June 16, 2007.

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