Summit Academy - Independence

  • Summit Academy - Independence serves 883 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (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 38% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 25%.

School Overview

  • Summit Academy - Independence's student population of 883 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students883 students
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Summit Academy - Independence by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank#659 out of 932 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Summit Academy - Independence and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Summit Academy - Independence and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a23:1
Asian
4%
2%
Hispanic
13%
17%
Black
1%
1%
White
78%
75%
Hawaiian
1%
2%
Two or more races
3%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Summit Academy - Independence.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.380.30
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
29%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSummit Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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