Merit College Preparatory Academy

  • Merit College Preparatory Academy serves 349 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Utah state average of 25%.

School Overview

  • Merit College Preparatory Academy's student population of 349 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students349 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Merit College Preparatory Academy's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Merit College Preparatory Academy is 0.41, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.30. 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#440 out of 932 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
17%
17%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
75%
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 Merit College Preparatory Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.410.30
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Graduation Rate80-89%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Merit College Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMerit College Preparatory Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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