The Draper Park Way

Draper Park Middle School is a highly successful 6-8 middle school in Canyons School District. Our school adheres to the principles of “middle level philosophy,” which includes a system of interdisciplinary teaming to provide teachers with time to collaborate, an emphasis on high-quality tier-1 instruction, along with intentional, data-driven academic interventions, and a focus on … Read more

Why Does DPMS Have a 6-Period Day?

I.  Student Achievement and Core Class Instructional Time There are many scheduling models employed in schools throughout the state and nation. These schedules are often based on an individual school’s core values, student achievement goals, and staffing resources. Draper Park Middle School uses a 6-period day because we value instructional time in all classes. A … Read more

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