675 East 2100 South, Plaza 7-2
Salt Lake City, UT 84087
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Utah Connections Academy serves 1,022 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Utah Connections Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Utah Connections Academy's student population of 1,022 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
1,022 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)
16 teachers
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Students by Grade
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State Accredited Program
No
Personalized Content
No
Live Instruction
No
Rolling Enrollment
No
Flexible Class Schedule
No
Accelerated Offerings
No
Classes for Credit/Part Time Options
No
Dedicated College Counselor
No
Tutoring/Mentoring
No
Community Clubs/Activities Offered
No

School Rankings

Utah Connections Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 959 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Utah Connections Academy is 0.33, 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 Data
This School
State Level (UT)
Overall Testing Rank
#652 out of 959 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
17%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
81%
74%
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Hawaiian
2%
2%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Graduation Rate
47%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Online School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,022 students
  • State Accredited: No
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 47% (Btm 50% in UT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.33 (Top 50%)

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