Mountain Heights Academy

  • Mountain Heights Academy serves 621 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 45-49% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 25%.

School Overview

  • Mountain Heights Academy's student population of 621 students has grown by 72% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students621 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mountain Heights Academy's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mountain Heights Academy is 0.20, which is less 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#737 out of 932 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
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Hispanic
6%
17%
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White
89%
75%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mountain Heights Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.200.30
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Graduation Rate60-64%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mountain Heights Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMountain Heights Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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  • Salt Lake City Bryant Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 392 students
    0.7 miles
    40 S 800 E
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  • Salt Lake City Open Classroom Charter School
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    Salt Lake City, UT 84103
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