Helen M. Knight School

  • Helen M. Knight School serves 774 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is equal to the Utah state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Helen M. Knight School 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 25%.

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School Overview

  • Helen M. Knight School's student population of 774 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students774 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Helen M. Knight School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 943 schools in Utah (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Helen M. Knight School is 0.42, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank#573 out of 943 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:123:1
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American Indian
6%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
19%
17%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
74%
75%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Helen M. Knight School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.420.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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