City Academy serves 135 students in grades 7-12.
City Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

City Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Utah for:

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Attribute

School Overview

City Academy's student population of 135 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
135 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers (18-19)
17 teachers
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School Rankings

City Academy is ranked within the top 20% 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 City Academy is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (UT)
Overall Testing Rank
#168 out of 959 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
42%
18%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
51%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
2%
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Graduation Rate
60-79%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
25%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   4/9/2022
I am so thankful that I was able to attend City Academy in high school. Due to the small class sizes, I was able to receive individualized attention from each teacher, helping me to be successful throughout my schooling. Awesome teachers and small class sizes were the best fit for my education.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Mariah
1   5/2/2017
As a parent of a child who attended City for two years, I would caution any parent considering City. They have a revolving door of teachers, uncaring administration, and cannot individualize education in any way for your child. We have gone back to public school after City and are finding many more opportunities for our child and much more help.
- Posted by Parent - Ana
5   4/7/2017
It was a different school in 2011, now it has changed drastically. I went to West High before, where I was bullied and ridiculed, but at City the teachers care. The students rarely pick on one another now. It feels like home when I walk in the doors. They all want you to succeed, unlike other schools. The music program is amazing, as is the theatre program. Our STEM programs are outstanding. We may be little, but this school is fierce!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Current Student
5   4/7/2017
This school saved my life! I came from a big school, and it ruined me. Made me a shell of a human. City Academy has undergone some serious changes, including firing and hiring new staff members, tweaking the rules, and becoming more involved. The school is amazing, and I recommend it to everyone!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - TomJ
2   10/17/2011
I attended this school for 4 years. Now that I am out of school and trying to find a job, I see how bad an experience this school was for me. It is a disaster!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - flowe

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 135 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-79% (Btm 50% in UT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57

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