Dan W. Peterson

  • Dan W. Peterson serves 224 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Dan W. Peterson 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 25%.

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School Overview

  • Dan W. Peterson's student population of 224 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students224 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dan W. Peterson is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 932 schools in Utah (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dan W. Peterson is 0.34, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank
72%
26%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
14%
17%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
80%
75%
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Hawaiian
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.340.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlpine School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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