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About Our School

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Backman Dedication

All Salt Lake City School District schools are committed to the district’s vision of Excellence and Equity: every student, every classroom, every day. In keeping with this vision, our schools offer academically rigorous classes based on the Utah Core curriculum, hold high expectations for all students, respond to individual student needs, and provide a safe and healthy environment for student learning. Some schools may also offer individual learning options for students.

The learning options available at Backman Elementary School include:

  • After school programs
  • Neighborhood ELP classes
  • Full-day Kindergarten
  • Full-day Pre-K classes
  • A Beverley Taylor Sorenson arts program/dance
  • A certified teacher librarian
  • Piano
  • Orchestra
  • Band

Click here for written descriptions of the learning options listed above.

Administration

Heather Newell

Heather Newell

Titles: Principal Elementary School
Departments: Backman Elementary School
Email:
Matt Dawson

Matt Dawson

Titles: Assistant Principal - Elem
Departments: Backman Elementary School
Email:

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