Utah Public Schools

Utah is the #36 largest school system in the United States, serving 598,294 students students across 1,021 public schools.
Minority enrollment is 23% (majority Hispanic), which is less than the national average of 43%.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is more than the 14:1 national average.

Student by Ethnicity

(UT) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
2%
Hispanic
15%
Black
1%
White
77%
Unknown
4%
  • County
    # Schools
    # Students
    % Minority
  • 77 Schools |
    1,5541,554 Students |
    14% 14% Minority
  • 2626 Schools |
    11,44911,449 Students |
    12% 12% Minority
  • 4242 Schools |
    24,13624,136 Students |
    18% 18% Minority
  • 1111 Schools |
    4,0764,076 Students |
    14% 14% Minority
  • 44 Schools |
    208208 Students |
    6% 6% Minority
  • 106106 Schools |
    73,67873,678 Students |
    15% 15% Minority
  • 1515 Schools |
    5,1245,124 Students |
    20% 20% Minority
  • 1010 Schools |
    2,4142,414 Students |
    11% 11% Minority
  • 99 Schools |
    992992 Students |
    9% 9% Minority
  • 55 Schools |
    1,5691,569 Students |
    22% 22% Minority
  • 1919 Schools |
    9,6729,672 Students |
    15% 15% Minority
  • 88 Schools |
    2,5262,526 Students |
    6% 6% Minority
  • 88 Schools |
    1,1681,168 Students |
    6% 6% Minority
  • 1111 Schools |
    3,0063,006 Students |
    19% 19% Minority
  • 55 Schools |
    2,4812,481 Students |
    5% 5% Minority
  • 55 Schools |
    356356 Students |
    12% 12% Minority
  • 55 Schools |
    493493 Students |
    4% 4% Minority
  • 308308 Schools |
    201,651201,651 Students |
    33% 33% Minority
  • 1616 Schools |
    3,0243,024 Students |
    55% 55% Minority
  • 1515 Schools |
    5,7075,707 Students |
    15% 15% Minority
  • 1414 Schools |
    4,7694,769 Students |
    10% 10% Minority
  • 2323 Schools |
    7,3947,394 Students |
    20% 20% Minority
  • 3636 Schools |
    14,57414,574 Students |
    16% 16% Minority
  • 1313 Schools |
    6,7446,744 Students |
    13% 13% Minority
  • 173173 Schools |
    125,913125,913 Students |
    16% 16% Minority
  • 1010 Schools |
    5,6355,635 Students |
    16% 16% Minority
  • 5252 Schools |
    29,00329,003 Students |
    17% 17% Minority
  • 44 Schools |
    575575 Students |
    5% 5% Minority
  • 8484 Schools |
    48,37048,370 Students |
    27% 27% Minority
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Did You Know?
Utah public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.38, which is lower than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse school district in Utah is Academy For Math Engineering & Science (ames) School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Utah or in the USA.