Shelley School

  • Shelley School serves 893 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Shelley School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 25%.

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School Overview

  • Shelley School's student population of 893 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students893 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shelley School is ranked within the top 10% of all 932 schools in Utah (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shelley School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
17%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
90%
75%
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Hawaiian
1%
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 Shelley School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.190.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shelley School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Utah by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlpine School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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5  
Shelley's 1st/2nd grade program provides small group literacy periods for its students while the 3rd-6th grade programs offer substantive instruction in social studies, science, art, music, technology and P.E. in addition to their efficiently compacted language arts and math curriculum. A sizable addition has added dozens of new classrooms, an office suite and entryway. Parents, student teachers, service club members and can be found in classrooms at almost any time of the day. Extracurricular activities include an active student council and service club, after school art sessions with local artist Joseph Germaine, and a long-established Knowlege Bowl program. Shelley's teachers are a great blend of experienced teachers and well-hired new teachers. They seem to have a great love for what they do. We've had many interactions with the faculty and have been impressed with the way they've handled problem solving and idea gathering. Charter school? Private school? No way. We don't feel that we could pay for any better education than we receive at this public school in American Fork, Utah.
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