Home of the Owls

Valor Preparatory Academy is a PreK-8 independent, non-profit private school opening in Murray, Utah in September 2021. The all-new neighborhood school will focus on building tomorrow's leaders today through a rigorous, values-based curriculum in a moral and wholesome environment. Students will receive a top-notch traditional college preparatory education that will provide both challenging and rewarding opportunities. Highly qualified teachers and administrators will support a small community to provide individualized attention to your scholar while also offering unparalleled experiences inclusive of global perspectives. The Cognia accredited school will feature a full range of sports, fine arts, and extracurricular activities in a state-of-the-art facility. 

The Valor Prep Life

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See why so many students and families love Signature Prep by exploring our state-of-the-art facilities and bright classrooms. We have designed our school to help students focus on their education and future. 

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Preview upcoming school events, fundraisers, and important dates by visiting our school calendar. Our K-8 private school works hard to keep this information up-to-date. 

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Explore our extracurriculars to learn more about programs lead by our highly qualified teachers.



Classical education, or traditional education, is language-focused and designed to train students how to think and learn, not what to think and learn. 

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Classical Education

Valor Preparatory Academy aims to provide all students with a well-rounded education, nurturing the academic, social, and emotional needs of each child. 

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School Leaders


Evan Hunt has spent twenty years teaching and working in schools in the United States, Latin America, and Asia.  He was most recently the Head of School at Beijing BISS International School in China.   Previously he served as Head of School in Guatemala. 

In both settings he was able to use his experience to support the needs of bilingual and bicultural communities. Mr. Evan is passionate about helping unlock the full potential of a very diverse group of students.

From 2013- 2015 Mr. Evan was a High School Principal in Shanghai and from 2008- 2013 an Elementary Principal in Mexico City.  He has experience with both the IB Diploma and PYP Programs and overseeing athletics and student activities.  

Mr. Evan has a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Lehigh University in Pennsylvania and a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Minnesota.   In 2018 he completed a Heads of School Fellowship at Columbia University in New York and he holds a State of Massachusetts Principal License. 

He is a strong believer that children learn best when teachers not only support their student’s academic needs, but they also focus on helping children develop socially and emotionally.  

Mr. Evan moved to Utah from Colorado Springs and has two children Ana Alicia who is in Grade 12 and George who is in Grade 9.  He is thrilled to be living in Murray and to help lead Valor Prep and support the needs of all community members.  

Life at Valor Preparatory Academy

Education based on R.A.I.S.E leadership values

To us, education is more than a textbook and reading lesson. Education is an experience that nurtures our students' natural talents and helps them become well-rounded individuals and active members of their community. Through our R.A.I.S.E (respect, accountability, integrity, service, and excellence) values, we're able to help reinforce the values you teach at home in our classrooms.