North Star School

  • North Star School serves 628 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 33% (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 34% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 25%.

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School Overview

  • North Star School's student population of 628 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students628 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Star School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Star School is 0.58, 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#574 out of 932 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
62%
17%
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Black
12%
1%
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White
13%
75%
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Hawaiian
8%
2%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Star School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.580.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Star School 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 NameSalt Lake School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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