800 E 11000 S
Sandy, UT 84094
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Altara School serves 545 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Altara School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Altara School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Utah for:

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School Overview

Altara School's student population of 545 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
545 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Altara School is ranked within the top 10% of all 959 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Altara School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (UT)
Overall Testing Rank
#89 out of 959 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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17:1
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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
1%
1%
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White
82%
74%
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Hawaiian
1%
2%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 545 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in UT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.32 (Btm 50%)

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