5775 S Sierra Grande Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84118
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Bennion School serves 582 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Bennion School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Bennion School's student population of 582 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
582 students
This chart display total students of Bennion School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Bennion School
Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)
26 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Bennion School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Bennion School by grade.

School Rankings

Bennion School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Bennion School is 0.50, which is more 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
This School
State Level (UT)
Overall Testing Rank
#648 out of 959 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Bennion School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bennion School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Utah by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bennion School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Utah by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Bennion School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Utah by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Bennion School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Bennion School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
16%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bennion School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
4%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bennion School and the percentage of Black public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
69%
74%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bennion School and the percentage of White public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
6%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Bennion School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Bennion School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Utah by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bennion School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score
0.50
This chart display the diversity score of Bennion School and the public school average diversity score of Utah by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bennion School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Utah by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bennion School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Utah by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Bennion School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Public schools across the nation are implementing programs that help keep young black men in school and off the streets. Boosting graduation rates, reducing gang involvement and violence, and providing positive male role models are just a few of the common elements of these programs. Yet, the achievement gap between black boys and other peer groups remains extremely wide.
Back to School Means Renewed Debate Over Later Start Times for Students
Back to School Means Renewed Debate Over Later Start Times for Students
With back to school just around the corner, the debate over when to start and end school has revved up once again.
Post-Pandemic Tips for Public School Parents and Students
August 02, 2021
Post-Pandemic Tips for Public School Parents and Students
The 2020-21 school year was unlike any other and hopefully not one we’ll repeat anytime soon. The COVID-19 pandemic changed the face of America’s public education system and we’re still seeing the effects. In this article, we’ll explore the impact of the pandemic on America’s public schools, see how they responded, and talk about some tips for returning to in-person education this fall.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 582 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in UT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50 (Top 50%)

Related School Videos

Quick Links