City Academy

  • City Academy serves 178 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • City Academy 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 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 26%.

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School Overview

  • City Academy's student population of 178 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students178 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

  • City Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 943 schools in Utah (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The diversity score of City Academy is 0.57, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#857 out of 943 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a34:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
33%
17%
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Black
7%
1%
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White
57%
74%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in City Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.570.42
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Graduation Rate40-59%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Jordan Mountain Heights Academy Charter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 696 students
    0.3 miles
    9067 S 1300 W Suite 204
    West Jordan, UT 84088
    (801)721-6329
    0.3 7-12 696
  • Salt Lake City Bryant Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 376 students
    0.4 miles
    40 S 800 E
    Salt Lake City, UT 84102
    (801)578-8118
    0.4 7-8 376
  • Salt Lake City M. Lynn Bennion School
    Grades: PK-6 | 244 students
    0.5 miles
    429 S 800 E
    Salt Lake City, UT 84102
    (801)578-8108
    0.5 PK-6 244
  • Salt Lake City Open Classroom Charter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 371 students
    0.6 miles
    134 D Street
    Salt Lake City, UT 84103
    (801)578-8144
    0.6 PK-8 371
  • Salt Lake City Salt Lake Arts Academy Magnet School
    Charter School
    Grades: 5-8 | 392 students
    1.1 miles
    844 S 200 E
    Salt Lake City, UT 84111
    (801)531-1173
    1.1 5-8 392

School Reviews

  3.25 out of 5  (4 reviews)
1  
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.
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5  
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!
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5  
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!
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2  
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!
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