La Verkin School

  • La Verkin School serves 491 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 59% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 51% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • La Verkin School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 25%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • La Verkin School's student population of 491 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students491 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • La Verkin School is ranked within the top 30% of all 932 schools in Utah (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of La Verkin School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank
16%
26%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
7%
17%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
90%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
2%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in La Verkin School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.190.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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