Silver Mesa School

8920 South 1700 East

Sandy, UT 84093

Tel: (801)826-9400
Grades KG-5
563 students
Silver Mesa School serves 563 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the UT average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 24%.
Silver Mesa School operates within the Canyons School District.

School Overview

The student population of 563 students has grown by 27% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 563 students
Silver Mesa School Total Students (2010-2014)
Gender % Silver Mesa School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Silver Mesa School Total Teachers (2010-2014)
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 0.33 is more than the state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (UT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 24:1
Silver Mesa School Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Silver Mesa School American Indian Students (2010-2014)
Hispanic
13%
16%
Silver Mesa School Black Students (2010-2014)
White
81%
76%
Silver Mesa School White Students (2010-2014)
Two or more races
5%
2%
Silver Mesa School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.33 0.28
Silver Mesa School Diversity Score (2010-2014)
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.
23%
29%
Silver Mesa School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2014)
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.
5%
8%
Silver Mesa School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 85,221 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,361 is higher than the state average of $6,581. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,259 is higher than the state average of $6,846. The district spending/student has grown by 36% over four years.
School District Name Canyons School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
1
Number of Students Managed 85,221 645
Canyons  School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $360 MM $4 MM
Canyons  School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $404 MM $4 MM
Canyons  School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $7,361 $6,581
Canyons  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,259 $6,846
Canyons  School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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
    0.7 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 529 students1545 East 8425 South
    SandyUT 84093
    (801)826-9100
    0.7KG-5529
  • SandyWillow Canyon School
    0.9 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 394 students9650 South 1700 East
    SandyUT 84092
    (801)826-9625
    0.9KG-5394
  • SandyOakdale School
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 419 students1900 East 8100 South
    SandyUT 84093
    (801)826-8950
    1.2KG-5419
  • SandyBrookwood School
    1.3 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 459 students8640 South 2565 East
    SandyUT 84093
    (801)826-7900
    1.3KG-5459
  • SandyCanyons Technical Education Center
    Vocational School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 7-12825 East 9085 South
    SandyUT 84094
    (801)826-6600
    1.47-12n/a

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