Sandy School

8725 S 280 E
Sandy, UT 84070
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Sandy School serves 597 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sandy 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Sandy School's student population of 597 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students597 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)27 teachers
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School Comparison

Sandy School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sandy School is 0.57, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall Testing Rank
#565 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
35%
17%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
56%
74%
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Hawaiian
2%
2%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.570.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCanyons School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sandy School is Canyons Technical Education Center (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mt. Jordan Middle School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sandy Mt. Jordan Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 938 students
    0.7 miles
    9351 S. Mountaineer Ln.
    Sandy, UT 84070
    (801) 826-7400
    0.7 6-8 938
  • Sandy Canyons Technical Education Center Vocational School
    Grades: 7-12
    0.8 miles
    825 E 9085 S
    Sandy, UT 84094
    (801) 826-6600
    0.8 7-12 n/a
  • Sandy Canyons Transition Academy Special Education School
    Grades: 12 | 63 students
    0.8 miles
    9361 S 300 E
    Sandy, UT 84070
    (801) 826-5467
    0.8 12 63
  • Midvale Copperview School Math: 25% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 452 students
    0.8 miles
    8449 S 150 W
    Midvale, UT 84047
    (801) 826-8125
    0.8 K-5 452
  • Sandy Diamond Ridge High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 91 students
    0.8 miles
    825 East 9085 South
    Sandy, UT 84094
    (801) 826-9900
    0.8 9-12 91

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