At John Hancock Charter School, our primary goal is to instill the love of learning and to prepare students to be responsible citizens and productive members of the community. We provide students a challenging curriculum in the cultural and fine arts, social sciences, and natural sciences. We believe that all children deserve to have their hearts, minds, and souls inspired through the enlightenment of education in a safe and nurturing learning environment.
Founded in 2002, our elementary school program is consistently one of the top achieving schools in the state and uses proven teaching methods such as Core Knowledge, Saxon math and Spalding Language arts.
Learn why JHCS is consistently rated one of the top schools in Utah County.
John Hancock Charter School has been the best school for my kids! This is the eighth year I've been at JHCS and I can say that no other elementary school- charter or not- can provide a better experience, a better team of teachers and staff members, a better curriculum for their students, or a better environment to learn in. Those who are lucky enough to get into John Hancock Charter School feel as if they are part of one big family. The director and Principal of the school- for fifteen years now- has done an outstanding job making John Hancock Charter School one of the best schools in all of Utah!
I love John Hancock Charter School. They have amazing teachers and staff, small class sizes, and really inspire a love for learning. While not the most aesthetically pleasing campus, they use all resources and money to go directly back to help the students which is obviously most important.
Joining JHCS has been one of the best decisions my husband and I have made for our children. They are receiving a top notch education and are growing and flourishing in their schoolwork. What doesn’t show up in their test scores are the extras that make JHCS stellar. The emphasis on a growth mindset and the encouragement to learn beyond the classroom will help them throughout their entire lives.
The mental welfare of our students is important to us at John Hancock. We are proud to have a skilled marriage and family therapist, Samatha Grabert, on our staff to help with our students emotional health. In addition to her work in the classrooms with our students, she provides JHCS families with monthly newsletters on emotional and behavioral well-being.
We believe strongly in the benefits of learning to play an instrument and read music. Each student at John Hancock Charter School learns a string instrument and participates in music class 2-3 times a week. The school provides a string instrument to those who do not have one of their own.