Harry S. Truman School

4639 S 3200 W
West Valley City, UT 84119
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Harry S. Truman School serves 583 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Harry S. Truman 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.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (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 23% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Harry S. Truman School's student population of 583 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students583 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)24 teachers
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School Comparison

Harry S. Truman 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 Harry S. Truman School is 0.66, 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
#887 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a34:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
36%
17%
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Black
4%
1%
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White
45%
74%
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Hawaiian
9%
2%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.660.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGranite School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Harry S. Truman School is Eisenhower Junior High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Valley Junior High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arcadia School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Salt Lake City Arcadia School Math: 42% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 456 students
    0.5 miles
    3461 W 4850 S
    Salt Lake City, UT 84118
    (385) 646-4756
    0.5 K-6 456
  • West Valley City Robert Frost School Math: 46% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 438 students
    0.5 miles
    3444 W 4400 S
    West Valley City, UT 84119
    (385) 646-4840
    0.5 PK-6 438
  • West Valley City Valley Junior High School Math: 24% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 627 students
    0.8 miles
    4195 S 3200 W
    West Valley City, UT 84119
    (385) 646-5234
    0.8 7-8 627
  • West Valley City Rolling Meadows School Math: 35% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 703 students
    1.1 miles
    2950 Whitehall Dr
    West Valley City, UT 84119
    (385) 646-4990
    1.1 PK-6 703
  • Salt Lake City Vista School Math: 41% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 723 students
    1.1 miles
    4925 S 2200 W
    Salt Lake City, UT 84118
    (385) 646-5067
    1.1 PK-6 723

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