North Star Academy

2920 W 14000 S
Riverton, UT 84065
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
North Star Academy serves 530 students in grades Kindergarten-9.
North Star Academy placed in the top 10% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-9
  • Enrollment: 530 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in UT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

North Star Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Utah for:

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Attribute

School Overview

North Star Academy's student population of 530 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-9
Total Students
530 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

North Star Academy is ranked within the top 10% of all 975 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of North Star Academy is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (UT)
Overall Testing Rank
#79 out of 975 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
18%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
89%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
2%
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
25%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is North Star Academy's ranking?
North Star Academy is ranked #79 out of 975 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Utah.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
58% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% UT state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% UT state average).
How many students attend North Star Academy?
530 students attend North Star Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of North Star Academy students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What grades does North Star Academy offer ?
North Star Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-9
What school district is North Star Academy part of?
North Star Academy is part of North Star Academy School District.

School Reviews

5   3/12/2020
This school is great! I am a seventh grader, and I am learning all the time!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Anynamous

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-9
  • Enrollment: 530 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

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