Silver Mesa School

8920 South 1700 East,

Sandy, UT, 84093

Tel: (801)826-9400
Grades: KG-6

526 students

Silver Mesa School serves 526 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the UT average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% 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 526 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 526 students
Silver Mesa School Total Students (2010-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Silver Mesa School Total Classroom Teachers (2010-2012)
Students by Grade Silver Mesa School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (UT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 21:1
Silver Mesa School Student : Teacher Ratio (2010-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Silver Mesa School Asian (2010-2012)
Hispanic
11%
15%
Silver Mesa School Hispanic (2010-2012)
Black
1%
1%
Silver Mesa School Black (2010-2012)
White
79%
77%
Silver Mesa School White (2010-2012)
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.
0.36 0.52
Silver Mesa School Diversity Score (2010-2012)
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.
33%
37%
Silver Mesa School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2012)
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.
7%
11%
Silver Mesa School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 84,491 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Canyons School District
Number of Schools
Managed
98
1
Number of Students Managed 84,491 525
Canyons  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $632 MM $4 MM
Canyons  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $668 MM $4 MM
Canyons  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,752 $6,813
Canyons  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,194 $7,783
Canyons  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 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 Students Grades
  • Sandy Peruvian Park School
    1545 East 8425 South
    Sandy , UT , 84093
    (801)826-9100
    0.7  mi  |  475  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Sandy Willow Canyon School
    9650 South 1700 East
    Sandy , UT , 84092
    (801)826-9625
    0.9  mi  |  508  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Sandy Oakdale School
    1900 East 8100 South
    Sandy , UT , 84093
    (801)826-8950
    1.2  mi  |  504  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Sandy Brookwood School
    8640 South 2565 East
    Sandy , UT , 84093
    (801)826-7900
    1.3  mi  |  580  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Sandy Edgemont School
    1085 East 9800 South
    Sandy , UT , 84094
    (801)826-8500
    1.4  mi  |  531  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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