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Preschool children around a colorful parachute with their PE teacher. Open Classroom Charter School SLC
Roof-top view of the Open Classroom Charter School Playground with children & their teachers.
Second/third grade teacher working with a small group of students sitting at a table. Open Classroom Charter School.
Kindergarten teacher working with a small group of students at the Open Classroom Charter School.

Come Learn With Us!

One of the Best Charter Schools in Utah: Nurturing the Whole Child for a Bright Future

Welcome to the Open Classroom, a K-8 free public charter school in Salt Lake City, Utah. Recognized as one of the best charter schools in Utah, we're not just an educational institution but a community where children transform into capable leaders, problem-solvers, and compassionate friends.

Comprehensive Education for Every Child

At Open Classroom, we go beyond academics to consider the holistic needs of each student. We integrate social, emotional, creative, cognitive, and physical elements into our curriculum, making us a standout choice among charter schools in Salt Lake City, Utah.


The lottery for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year is scheduled for February 15th. Notifications regarding placement or waitlist positions will be sent out during the first week of March. We continue to accept applications throughout the summer for any available spots. To read more about our comprehensive admissions process, click HERE.

Note: As part of our application process, we require all prospective parents to attend a school tour. RSVP options are available below


Note: As part of our application process, we require all prospective parents to attend a school tour. RSVP options are available below

Apply For the 2023-2024 school year

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Upcoming School Tours

 Visit Our School

Prospective parents and caregivers are required to attend a tour before we enroll their student. We will offer options for both in person and virtual tours on the following dates. 


- Tuesday, Oct 10th, 2023, 9:00am

- Tuesday, Nov 14th, 2023, 9:00am

- Tuesday, Dec 12th, 2023, 9:00am

Virtual via Zoom: 

- Thursday, Oct. 26th, 2023, 6:30pm

- Thursday, Nov. 30th, 2023, 6:30pm

- Thursday, Dec. 14th, 2023, 6:30pm


The Open Classroom

Parent Information Nights

Parent/Caregiver Info  Nights for prospective families will be held in the OC Library on the following dates:

- Wednesday, Jan 17, 2024 6:30pm

- Thursday, Feb 1, 2024 6:30pm

Attendance satisfies the application requirement and is a great opportunity to meet and ask questions of families who attend the OC.

Childcare will be provided. 

RSVP HERE for tour/PPIN 

If you have questions about enrollment or your student's wait list position, please contact our front office at (801)578-8144.

Creating a Community of Learners

Community of Learners

The Open Classroom Charter School is a parent cooperative learning community in which teachers and parents collaborate to educate the whole child and empower life-long learners. Our founders named the program the Open Classroom because they wanted the program to stand for a flexible approach to education, where the needs of each child are considered individually.

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