Proposed Boundary Change for Butterfield Canyon, Daybreak, Eastlake, Herriman, Midas Creek, Silver Crest, and Welby Elementary Schools to Establish Boundaries for the New Elementary Schools In South Jordan and Herriman

At the direction of the Jordan School District Board of Education, a boundary is being established for the two new elementary schools scheduled to open in the fall of 2017 in South Jordan and Herriman. This necessitates a boundary change involving Butterfield Canyon, Daybreak, Eastlake, Herriman, Midas Creek, Silver Crest, and Welby Elementary Schools. The student enrollment at these schools has grown steadily and is now at or beyond capacity. It is anticipated the opening of these new elementary schools will help to balance student populations in all schools and provide additional room for anticipated growth.

The Board of Education has established a process for considering boundary changes.  This page is designed to provide information about that process and the boundary options the Board of Education is considering.  Please follow the links below to learn more and provide important feedback to the Board of Education regarding the boundary options being considered.


Learn More

Please read the information in this section before completing the survey.  You may print a hard copy of the information or follow the links below to review the same information online.


Boundary Options (Maps and Enrollments)

Below are maps for each of the boundary options being considered for Butterfield Canyon, Daybreak, Eastlake, Herriman, Midas Creek, Silver Crest, and Welby elementary schools.  The projected boundary population for each school is listed on each map as well as the traditional school calendar capacity.  Outlined below are factors you may wish to consider as you review these options.  In addition to the current boundary map, a map for option A and a map for option B are provided below:

Current Boundaries

  • Current Boundaries
    Expanded Online Map
  • Current Enrollment:
    Butterfield: 962
    Daybreak: 1,012
    Eastlake: 1,232
    Herriman: 812
    Midas Creek: 849
    Silver Crest: 911
    Welby: 1,059
  • School Calendar:
    Daybreak, Eastlake, Midas Creek, Silver Crest, Welby – Year-round
    All other schools – Traditional
  • PermitsCurrently unavailable at most schools

Option A

  • Option A
    Expanded Online Map
  • 2017 Proj. Enrollment/Growth:
    Butterfield: 1,065 – High
    Daybreak: 859 – Low
    Eastlake: 994 – Mod.
    Herriman: 735 – Mod.
    Midas Creek: 746 – Low
    New Elem. 1: 757 – High
    New Elem. 2: 714 – High
    Silver Crest: 812 – Low
    Welby: 921 – Low
  • School Calendar:
    All Schools – Traditional
  • PermitsAvailable on limited basis with the exception of Dual Language Immersion students and their siblings

Option B

  • Option B
    Expanded Online Map
  • 2017 Proj. Enrollment/Growth:
    Butterfield: 928 – High
    Daybreak: 829 – Low
    Eastlake: 952 – Low
    Herriman: 872 – Mod.
    Midas Creek: 675 – Low
    New Elem. 1: 700 – High
    New Elem. 2: 902 – High
    Silver Crest: 869 – Mod.
    Welby: 875 – Low
  • School Calendar:
    All Schools – Traditional
  • PermitsAvailable on limited basis with the exception of Dual Language Immersion students and their siblings

  • Option C
    Expanded Online Map
  • 2017 Proj. Enrollment/Growth:
    Butterfield: 964 – High
    Daybreak: 800 – Mod.
    Eastlake: 952 – Low
    Herriman: 775 – High
    Midas Creek: 848 – Mod
    New Elem. 1: 700 – High
    New Elem. 2: 714 – High
    Silver Crest: 869 – Mod.
    Welby: 921 – Low
  • School Calendar:
    All Schools – Traditional
  • PermitsAvailable on limited basis with the exception of Dual Language Immersion students and their siblings


General Information

  • Q:  Why are boundary changes being considered for Butterfield Canyon, Daybreak, Eastlake, Herriman, Midas Creek, Silver Crest, and Welby elementary schools?
    A:  A boundary change is being considered because two new elementary schools are opening in the fall of 2017.  Student enrollment is being distributed to fill these two new schools in addition to allowing schools near by to move from a year-round calendar to a traditional calendar.  These changes will help manage student growth and balance boundary student population at all schools involved.
  • Q:  What is the process and timeline for determining boundaries?
    A:  Boundary options have been developed by District staff.  These options, and the accompanying information, will be posted online for the next several weeks. The public is encouraged to give feedback regarding these options using the survey section below.  Three open houses will also be held by District staff in the media centers at Elk Ridge Middle School (3659 W. 9800 S.) on Wednesday, January 4, from 6:00-7:30 pm, Copper Mountain Middle School (12106 S. Anthem Park Blvd.) on Thursday, January 8, from 6:00-7:00 pm, and at Fort Herriman Middle School on Thursday, January 8, from 7:30-8:30 pm.  At the open houses, patrons will have the opportunity to discuss the boundary options being considered.Following the open houses and a period of public feedback through the online survey, Board members will review a summary report of feedback received and finalize boundaries as early as January 24, 2017.  The same information presented on the website will also be made available at the open houses.  Patrons do not need to attend the open houses to give feedback, since all feedback can be given online through the survey at any time.  For convenience, Internet access will be provided on site to patrons who attend an open house and wish to give feedback that evening.
  • Q:  What factors are considered in establishing boundaries?
    A:  Many factors are considered, including, but not limited to, feedback from parents, students, and the community; long-term implications; natural boundaries; Open Enrollment law; feasibility and functionality; student safety; cost; community partnerships; potential growth; and student enrollment numbers over time.
  • Q. Will students be able to permit to the school of their choice?
    A:  Under the Utah Open Enrollment law, schools are required to accept permits until they reach their building capacity. Because all schools on a year-round schedule or schools that have portable classrooms are considered beyond building capacity, permits will be accepted on a very limited basis.  Only students who are currently involved in dual immersion and siblings of students on permit will be considered. Permit applications are filled out at the local schools from December 1 to the third Friday in February.  Students who wish to apply for an Open Enrollment permit should contact the administration of the school for which a permit is being requested.
  • Q:  How will the input from my survey be used?
    A: 
    The feedback provided will be carefully reviewed by District staff.  A summary report of feedback received will be provided to and reviewed by the Board of Education before a final decision is made regarding boundaries.  The Board will also receive a copy of every open-ended response submitted through the survey.
  • Q:  Who will qualify for busing under each boundary option?
    A:
      Once new boundaries are established, the District’s Transportation Department will begin to establish busing routes for all schools involved.  The state of Utah requires that busing be provided for elementary school students who live 1.5 miles or more from school.  Busing eligibility for students who are not directly affected by a boundary change would remain the same.  Students on an Open Enrollment permit do not qualify for busing except through a space available permit (limited availability depending on location).  If you have any questions regarding busing eligibility, please feel free to contact Mike Anderson, Administrator of Schools, (801) 567-8167, Brad Sorensen, Administrator of Schools, (801) 567-8233, Anthony Godfrey, Administrator of Schools, (801) 567-8316, or Teri Timpson, Administrator of Schools, (801) 567-8342.
  • Q: How will this affect my Dual Language Immersion (DLI) student?
    A: All DLI students and their siblings will be allowed to remain at their current school.

Open House Information

Three open houses are also being held for the public to review the boundary options and to ask questions of Jordan School District staff involved in the process. The same information presented on the website will also be made available at the open houses. Patrons do not need to attend the open houses to give feedback, since all feedback can be given online through the survey at any time. Internet access will be provided on site to patrons who wish to give feedback that evening. The open houses are scheduled as follows:

  • January 4 – Elk Ridge Middle, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Media Center
  • January 5 – Copper Mountain Middle, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Media Center
  • January 5 – Fort Herriman Middle, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Media Center

Online SurveyBoundary Change Surveys

Please use the link below to take the survey related to proposed boundary change in the Bingham, Herriman and Riverton areas.

We have already gathered feedback regarding options A & B but if you are interested in filling out the old survey again, please use the following link.

Please Note: The surveys will close on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 at 10 a.m. 

We prefer that feedback on options be submitted through the survey.  If you would like to provide additional feedback, have questions regarding the process or options, or are having difficulty completing the survey or accessing information, please send an e-mail to boundary@jordandistrict.org.