Esperanza School

  • Esperanza School serves 502 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 14% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Esperanza 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 26%.

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School Overview

  • Esperanza School's student population of 502 students has grown by 29% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students502 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

  • Esperanza School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Esperanza School is 0.10, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall Testing Rank#875 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ration/an/a
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
95%
17%
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Black
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Esperanza School and the percentage of Black public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
4%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
2%
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Esperanza School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.100.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Esperanza 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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEsperanza School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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  • Salt Lake City Hawthorne School
    Grades: K-6 | 439 students
    0.8 miles
    1675 S 600 E
    Salt Lake City, UT 84105
    (801) 481-4824
    0.8 K-6 439
  • Salt Lake City Nibley Park School
    Grades: PK-8 | 417 students
    1.0 miles
    2785 S 800 E
    Salt Lake City, UT 84106
    (801) 481-4842
    1.0 PK-8 417
  • Salt Lake City Emerson School
    Grades: K-6 | 583 students
    1.1 miles
    1017 E 1370 S
    Salt Lake City, UT 84105
    (801) 481-4819
    1.1 K-6 583
  • Salt Lake City Whittier School
    Grades: PK-6 | 658 students
    1.1 miles
    1600 S 300 E
    Salt Lake City, UT 84115
    (801) 481-4846
    1.1 PK-6 658
  • Salt Lake City Granite Technical Institute Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 157 students
    1.3 miles
    2500 S State
    Salt Lake City, UT 84115
    (385) 646-4350
    1.3 9-12 157

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