Terra Academy

  • Terra Academy serves 621 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (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.
  • Terra Academy 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Terra Academy's student population of 621 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students621 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Terra Academy
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

  • Terra Academy 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 Terra Academy is 0.19, which is less 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#736 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a34:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
17%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
90%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
2%
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Terra Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.190.42
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Graduation Rate (16-17)≥80%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTerra Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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  • Vernal Uintah High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,725 student
    0.2 miles
    1880 W 500 N
    Vernal, UT 84078
    (435) 781-3110
    0.2 9-12 1,725
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    Grades: 8-12 | 123 students
    0.4 miles
    559 N 1700 W
    Vernal, UT 84078
    (435) 781-4675
    0.4 8-12 123
  • Vernal Ashley School
    Grades: K-5 | 567 students
    0.9 miles
    350 N 1150 W
    Vernal, UT 84078
    (435) 781-3170
    0.9 K-5 567
  • Vernal Maeser School
    Grades: K-5 | 581 students
    1.0 miles
    2670 W 1000 N
    Vernal, UT 84078
    (435) 781-3160
    1.0 K-5 581
  • Vernal Uintah Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 719 students
    1.1 miles
    161 N 1000 W
    Vernal, UT 84078
    (435) 781-3130
    1.1 6-8 719

School Reviews

  2.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
3  
I strongly disagree with the above. I have had two students go through Terra. My children have been there since the beginning. Terra has strengthened their chances for success at college, given them opportunities they would not have had otherwise. I cannot believe all the things Terra has been able to offer my two students over the years they have been there. I know for a fact that there is a reading program. Whether those teachers were adhering to, it is another story. It's also obvious that Terra has been trying very hard over the last four years to get good teachers in its classrooms. You can see by their test scores that those decisions have been the right ones. We celebrate Terra and thank them for being here for our students. Great School!!!
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The hope that was Terra Academy has dimmed. The first two years, Terra Academy was a wonderful, collaborative environment, exceptionally pro-active. Teachers were well-supported by both admin and parents. We were committed to building something new, something needed and essential in our community. Terra's approach to education is flawed only by the lack of effective, responsive, and supportive administration. As the State noose has tightened because of low test scores, admin continues to ignore countless requests and pleadings from teachers for a reading program. A proper language program was only provided for K-3 the beginning of the 2018-19 school year, with significant improvements in language tests (which weren't recognized by admin). Admin remains unresponsive to teachers'' requests for quality, vetted programs that provide the sure foundation for any strong curriculum. The teachers are passionate about doing what's best for students. Unfortunately, with the current administration, mediocre academic results and low to moderate growth is the best parents can expect. Such a shame.
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