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NE corner of the Open Classroom Public Charter School. Squarish, red brick, building with a ramp extending from the library d
Rooftop view of the Open Classroom Charter School playgorund, filled with students, teachers, and parents.
Open Classroom Preschool teacher Abby and Jonah painting in theri classroom. Image courtesy of Megan Curtis
A teacher and her sutdents working around a table, tie-dye background.
Open Classroom Charter School teacher working with students around a table.
Middle grade students visiting the University of Utah in front of a giant red U.

Come Learn With Us!

We are one of the Best Charter Schools in Utah: Nurturing the Whole Child for a Bright Future

Welcome to the Open Classroom, a Pre-K through 8th Grade co-op 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.


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.


We are accept applications throughout the summer for any available 2024-2025 spots. To read more about our 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



The words "Open Classroom" with a small penguin head in the first o.

Mission: The Open Classroom is a parent-cooperative learning community in which teachers and parents collaborate to educate the whole child and empower lifelong learners.  

Vision: The Open Classroom inspires authentic learning by engaging everyone in dynamic and evolving practices in a welcoming environment. 


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. 


- September 12th, 2024 (Thursday) at 6:30pm at the Open Classroom Library 

Virtual via Zoom: 

- August 1st, 2024 (Thursday) at 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 date(s):

- September 12th, 2024 (Thursday) at 6:30pm at the Open Classroom Library 

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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