201 E Thoroughbred Way
Cedar City, UT 84721
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Gateway Preparatory Academy serves 676 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Gateway Preparatory 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (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 38% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

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

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School Overview

Gateway Preparatory Academy's student population of 676 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
676 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Gateway Preparatory Academy 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 Gateway Preparatory Academy is 0.35, 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 Data
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State Level (UT)
Overall Testing Rank
#744 out of 959 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
17%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
80%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
2%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 676 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in UT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35 (Btm 50%)

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