Granite School District

2500 S State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Granite School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Utah for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 19 public middle schools serving 12,905 students in Granite School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Utah.
Public Middle Schools in Granite School District have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Utah public middle school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Utah public middle school average of 28% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (UT)
# Schools
92 Schools
361 Schools
# Students
61,430 Students
251,867 Students
# Teachers
2,782 Teachers
11,185 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Granite School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 154 school districts in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 72% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (UT)
#111 out of 154 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Granite   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
26%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Granite   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of UT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
32%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Granite   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of UT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
79%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Granite   School District and public school graduation rate of UT by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.64
0.44
# American Indian Students
554 Students
2,649 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
2,494 Students
4,312 Students
% Asian Students
4%
2%
# Hispanic Students
23,603 Students
47,180 Students
% Hispanic Students
38%
19%
# Black Students
2,155 Students
3,512 Students
% Black Students
4%
1%
# White Students
28,650 Students
182,110 Students
% White Students
47%
72%
# Hawaiian Students
2,695 Students
3,664 Students
% Hawaiian Students
4%
2%
# Two or more races Students
1,278 Students
8,412 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
2,184
331
# Students in K Grade:
3,929
6,911
# Students in 1st Grade:
4,070
7,124
# Students in 2nd Grade:
4,339
7,272
# Students in 3rd Grade:
4,458
7,208
# Students in 4th Grade:
4,293
7,094
# Students in 5th Grade:
4,416
7,868
# Students in 6th Grade:
4,267
23,270
# Students in 7th Grade:
4,530
52,945
# Students in 8th Grade:
4,677
53,651
# Students in 9th Grade:
5,352
38,996
# Students in 10th Grade:
5,107
13,049
# Students in 11th Grade:
5,028
12,823
# Students in 12th Grade:
4,780
13,325
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,311 is higher than the state median of $10,643. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,780 is higher than the state median of $10,739. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (UT)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$695 MM
$7,309 MM
This chart display total revenue of Granite   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in UT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$724 MM
$7,375 MM
This chart display total spending of Granite   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in UT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$11,311
$10,643
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Granite   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in UT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$11,780
$10,739
This chart display average spending per public school student in Granite   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in UT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Granite School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wasatch Jr High School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3750 S 3100 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84109
(385) 646-5244
Grades: 6-8
| 799 students
Rank: #22.
Churchill Jr High School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3450 E 4275 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
(385) 646-5144
Grades: 6-8
| 588 students
Rank: #33.
Olympus Jr High School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2217 E 4800 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84117
(385) 646-5224
Grades: 6-9
| 784 students
Rank: #44.
Granite Connection High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
501 E 3900 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
(385) 646-5435
Grades: K-12
| 398 students
Rank: #55.
Evergreen Jr High School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3401 S 2000 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84109
(385) 646-5164
Grades: 6-9
| 700 students
Rank: #66.
Bonneville Jr High School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5330 S 1660 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84117
(385) 646-5124
Grades: 6-8
| 641 students
Rank: #77.
Bennion Jr High School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6055 S 2700 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84118
(385) 646-5114
Grades: 6-9
| 1,053 students
Rank: #88.
Vista School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4925 S 2200 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84118
(385) 646-5067
Grades: PK-9
| 570 students
Rank: #99.
Eisenhower Jr High School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4351 S Redwood Rd
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
(385) 646-5154
Grades: 7-9
| n/a students
Rank: #1010.
Thomas Jefferson Jr High School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5850 S 5600 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84118
(385) 646-5194
Grades: 6-8
| 1,031 students
Rank: #1111.
Scott M Matheson Jr High School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3650 S Montclair St
Magna, UT 84044
(385) 646-5290
Grades: 7-8
| 1,131 students
Rank: #1212.
Valley Jr High School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4195 S 3200 W
West Valley City, UT 84119
(385) 646-5234
Grades: 7-8
| 742 students
Rank: #1313.
Hunter Jr High School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6131 W 3785 S
West Valley City, UT 84120
(385) 646-5184
Grades: 7-8
| 772 students
Rank: #1414.
John F. Kennedy Jr High School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4495 S 4800 W
West Valley City, UT 84120
(385) 646-5214
Grades: 6-8
| 971 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Kearns Jr High School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4040 West Sam's Blvd
Salt Lake City, UT 84118
(385) 646-5204
Grades: 6-8
| 867 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
West Lake Jr High School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3400 S 3450 W
West Valley City, UT 84119
(385) 646-5254
Grades: 7-8
| 764 students
Rank: #1717.
Youth Educational Support School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤20% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
450 East 3700 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(385) 646-4682
Grades: K-12
| 83 students
Rank: #1818.
Hartvigsen School
Special Education School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1510 W 5400 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
(385) 646-4585
Grades: K-8
| 73 students
Rank: #1919.
Granite Park Jr High School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3031 S 200 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(385) 646-5174
Grades: 6-8
| 938 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 92 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 61,430 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • : 79% (Btm 50% in UT)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

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