North Star School

1545 N Morton Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
North Star School serves 588 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
North Star School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

North Star School's student population of 588 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
588 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)
32 teachers
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School Rankings

North Star School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 959 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of North Star School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (UT)
Overall Testing Rank
#874 out of 959 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
64%
17%
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Black
11%
1%
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White
13%
74%
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Hawaiian
7%
2%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 588 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in UT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56 (Top 10%)

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