Salt Lake School For The Performing Arts

  • Salt Lake School For The Performing Arts serves 291 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (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 50-59% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 25%.

School Overview

  • Salt Lake School For The Performing Arts's student population of 291 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students291 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Salt Lake School For The Performing Arts's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 35:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Salt Lake School For The Performing Arts is 0.34, 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#384 out of 932 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio36:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
17%
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Black
3%
1%
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White
81%
75%
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Hawaiian
1%
2%
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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 Salt Lake School For The Performing Arts.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.340.30
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Graduation Rate85-89%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Salt Lake School For The Performing Arts 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 For The Performing Arts School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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  • Salt Lake City Clayton Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 758 students
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