Good Foundations Academy

Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3.67 5 1 (3 reviews)
Good Foundations Academy serves 503 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Good Foundations Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (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 48% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Good Foundations Academy's student population of 503 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students503 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)23 teachers
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School Comparison

Good Foundations Academy 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 Good Foundations Academy is 0.46, 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 Testing Rank
#481 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a34:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
17%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
72%
74%
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Hawaiian
1%
2%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.460.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGood Foundations Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Good Foundations Academy is Utah Military Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Riverdale School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ogden Utah Military Academy Charter School
    Math: 13% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 519 students
    0.1 miles
    5120 S. 1050 W.
    Ogden, UT 84405
    (801) 689-3013
    0.1 7-12 519
  • Ogden Riverdale School Math: 35% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 521 students
    0.9 miles
    1160 W 4400 S
    Ogden, UT 84405
    (801) 452-4540
    0.9 K-6 521
  • Roy Lakeview School Math: 30% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 481 students
    1.2 miles
    2025 W 5000 S
    Roy, UT 84067
    (801) 452-4380
    1.2 K-6 481
  • Roy Roy Junior High School Math: 28% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-9 | 921 students
    1.3 miles
    5400 S 2100 W
    Roy, UT 84067
    (801) 476-5260
    1.3 7-9 921
  • Roy Sand Ridge Junior High School Math: 33% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-9 | 883 students
    1.3 miles
    2075 W 4600 S
    Roy, UT 84067
    (801) 476-5320
    1.3 7-9 883

School Reviews

  3.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Two of my children attend this wonderful charter school. My son had previously been in a gifted program in the Davis School District, so I'd like to commend GFA's curriculum that really builds on civic responsibility, math skills, history, ELA, and the arts. Our son has grown to love math now and is not memorizing concepts, rather mastering them as he had in his previous gifted program. My daughter enjoys all of her subjects and isn't weary of math or the sciences. This school has by far been the best choice for my children and they excel in all of their subjects. I will miss Mr. Petersen, but the new director is from NUAMES, an excellent charter high school out of Layton so our kids are in great hands!
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1  
If you really want your children to get education stay away from this school. Very poor program and low quality of teaching.
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5  
Two of my children attended Good Foundations from the day it opened. I have nothing negative to say. For the four years my children attend there, It was all positive. The staff are truly amazing! They hire only the best and require much more then an application to apply there. They won't even allow a substitute that does not have a bachelors degree. Those four years taught my children a tremendous amount and has really helped them as they have transitioned into Jr. High and High School.
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