Kearns High School

5525 S Cougar Ln
Salt Lake City, UT 84118
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 2,362 students in grades 9-12, Kearns High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 43%).
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Utah state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 28% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,362 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : 83% (Btm 50% in UT)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Kearns High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Utah for:

School Overview

Kearns High School's student population of 2,362 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,362 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
93 teachers
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School Rankings

Kearns High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 975 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Kearns High School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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State Level (UT)
#920 out of 975 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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5%
39%
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25%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kearns High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Utah by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
22:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
48%
19%
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Black
3%
1%
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White
39%
72%
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Hawaiian
6%
2%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.62
This chart display the diversity score of Kearns High School and the public school average diversity score of Utah by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
83%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Kearns High School and public school graduation rate of Utah by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kearns High School's ranking?
Kearns High School is ranked #920 out of 975 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Utah.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% UT state average), while 25% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% UT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Kearns High School?
The graduation rate of Kearns High School is 83%, which is lower than the Utah state average of 88%.
How many students attend Kearns High School?
2,362 students attend Kearns High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Kearns High School students are Hispanic, 39% of students are White, 6% of students are Hawaiian, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kearns High School?
Kearns High School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the Utah state average of 22:1.
What grades does Kearns High School offer ?
Kearns High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Kearns High School part of?
Kearns High School is part of Granite School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,362 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : 83% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

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