Silver Mesa School

8920 South 1700 East

Sandy, UT 84093

Grades: KG-6

589 students

Silver Mesa School serves 589 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the UT average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 23%.
Silver Mesa School operates within the Canyons School District.

Overview

The student population of 589 students has grown by 32% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 589 students
Silver Mesa School Total Students (2010-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Silver Mesa School Total Teachers (2010-2013)
Students by Grade Silver Mesa School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (UT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 21:1
Silver Mesa School Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2013)
Asian
1%
2%
Silver Mesa School Asian Students (2010-2013)
Hispanic
14%
16%
Silver Mesa School Black Students (2010-2013)
White
80%
77%
Silver Mesa School White Students (2010-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Silver Mesa School Hawaiian Students (2010-2013)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Silver Mesa School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Silver Mesa School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown UT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.34 0.29
Silver Mesa School Diversity Score (2010-2013)
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.
39%
47%
Silver Mesa School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2013)
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.
7%
11%
Silver Mesa School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 87,813 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,752 is higher than the state average of $6,813. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,194 is higher than the state average of $7,783. The district spending/student has grown by 34% over four years.
School District Name Canyons School District
Number of Schools
Managed
98
1
Number of Students Managed 87,813 668
Canyons  School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $632 MM $4 MM
Canyons  School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $668 MM $4 MM
Canyons  School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,752 $6,813
Canyons  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,194 $7,783
Canyons  School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Canyons Technical Education Center (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Entrada (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Peruvian Park School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SandyPeruvian Park School
    1545 East 8425 South
    SandyUT 84093
    (801)826-9100
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 524 students                      
  • SandyWillow Canyon School
    9650 South 1700 East
    SandyUT 84092
    (801)826-9625
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 521 students                      
  • SandyOakdale School
    1900 East 8100 South
    SandyUT 84093
    (801)826-8950
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 507 students                      
  • SandyBrookwood School
    8640 South 2565 East
    SandyUT 84093
    (801)826-7900
    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 561 students                      
  • SandyEdgemont School
    1085 East 9800 South
    SandyUT 84094
    (801)826-8500
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 536 students                      

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