Altara School

  • Altara School serves 551 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 25%.

School Overview

  • Altara School's student population of 551 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students551 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Altara School's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Altara School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank#62 out of 932 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
10%
17%
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Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Altara School and the percentage of Black public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
84%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
2%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Altara School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.280.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Altara School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCanyons School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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