Taylorsville High School

Taylorsville High School serves 1,766 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the UT average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Taylorsville High School operates within the Granite School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is lower than the UT state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 1766 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,766 students
Taylorsville High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Taylorsville High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Taylorsville High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (UT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 21:1
Taylorsville High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Taylorsville High School American Indian (1990-2012)
Asian
5%
2%
Taylorsville High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
24%
15%
Taylorsville High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
1%
Taylorsville High School Black (1997-2012)
White
62%
77%
Taylorsville High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.56 0.38
Taylorsville High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
36%
37%
Taylorsville High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
11%
Taylorsville High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 72,247 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Granite School District
Number of Schools
Managed
107
1
Number of Students Managed 72,247 642
Granite  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 67% 82%
Granite  School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $494 MM $4 MM
Granite  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $508 MM $4 MM
Granite  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,047 $6,813
Granite  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,239 $7,783
Granite  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Murray High School (2.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Eisenhower Junior High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spring Lane School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Salt Lake City Spring Lane School
    5315 South 1700 East
    Salt Lake City , UT , 84117
    (385)646-4906
    0.1  mi  |  557  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Salt Lake City Plymouth School
    5220 South 1470 West
    Salt Lake City , UT , 84123
    (385)646-4978
    0.4  mi  |  616  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Taylorsville John C Fremont School
    4249 South 1425 West
    Taylorsville , UT , 84123
    (385)646-4834
    0.5  mi  |  571  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Taylorsville Vista School
    4925 South 2200 West
    Taylorsville , UT , 84118
    (385)646-5067
    0.7  mi  |  764  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Taylorsville Calvin S. Smith School
    2150 West 6200 South
    Taylorsville , UT , 84118
    (385)646-5020
    1.3  mi  |  727  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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