Iron School District

2077 W Royal Hunte Drive
Cedar City, UT 84720
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 12,159 students in Iron School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Utah.
Public Schools in Iron School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Utah public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 43% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Utah public school average of 28% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (UT)
# Schools
18 Schools
1,115 Schools
# Students
12,159 Students
686,756 Students
# Teachers
467 Teachers
30,426 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
26:1

District Rank

Iron School District, which is ranked within the top 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 88% has increased from 86% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (UT)
#53 out of 154 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Iron   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
40%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Iron   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)
44%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iron   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.
(20-21)
47%
45%
88%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Iron   School District and public school graduation rate of UT by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.30
0.44
# American Indian Students
196 Students
6,695 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# Asian Students
97 Students
11,393 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,362 Students
129,039 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
19%
# Black Students
64 Students
9,192 Students
% Black Students
n/a
1%
# White Students
10,100 Students
496,490 Students
% White Students
83%
72%
# Hawaiian Students
76 Students
11,104 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
2%
# Two or more races Students
264 Students
22,787 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
355
16,042
# Students in K Grade:
877
48,709
# Students in 1st Grade:
980
49,552
# Students in 2nd Grade:
985
50,420
# Students in 3rd Grade:
951
51,262
# Students in 4th Grade:
926
50,462
# Students in 5th Grade:
944
51,718
# Students in 6th Grade:
969
51,995
# Students in 7th Grade:
900
52,947
# Students in 8th Grade:
928
53,651
# Students in 9th Grade:
923
54,345
# Students in 10th Grade:
878
53,774
# Students in 11th Grade:
817
51,576
# Students in 12th Grade:
726
50,303
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $8,646 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,643. The school district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $7,774 is less than the state median of $10,739. The school district spending/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (UT)
Total Revenue
$105 MM
$7,309 MM
This chart display total revenue of Iron   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
$95 MM
$7,375 MM
This chart display total spending of Iron   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
$8,646
$10,643
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Iron   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
$7,774
$10,739
This chart display average spending per public school student in Iron   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 Iron School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Iron Springs School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
235 N 4050 W
Cedar City, UT 84720
(435) 586-9485
Grades: K-5
| 681 students
Rank: #22.
Launch High School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1975 W Royal Hunte Dr
Cedar City, UT 84720
(435) 865-3160
Grades: 9-12
| 185 students
Rank: #33.
Three Peaks School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1685 W Midvalley Road
Cedar City, UT 84721
(435) 586-8871
Grades: K-5
| 698 students
Rank: #44.
Cedar Middle School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2215 West Royal Hunte Dr
Cedar City, UT 84720
(435) 586-2810
Grades: 6-8
| 1,142 students
Rank: #55.
Parowan School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
128 W 100 N, Po Box 458
Parowan, UT 84761
(435) 477-3368
Grades: K-6
| 413 students
Rank: #66.
Escalante Valley School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
202 N Beryl Hwy
Beryl, UT 84714
(435) 439-5550
Grades: PK-6
| 117 students
Rank: #77.
Enoch School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4701 N Wagon Wheel Dr
Cedar City, UT 84721
(435) 586-2855
Grades: K-5
| 542 students
Rank: #88.
Cedar North School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
550 W 200 N
Cedar City, UT 84720
(435) 586-2845
Grades: K-5
| 537 students
Rank: #99.
Fiddlers Canyon School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
475 E 1935 N
Cedar City, UT 84721
(435) 586-2860
Grades: K-5
| 565 students
Rank: #1010.
Canyon View Middle School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1865 N Main
Cedar City, UT 84721
(435) 586-2830
Grades: 6-8
| 950 students
Rank: #1111.
Southwest Educational Academy
Alternative School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
510 W 800 S
Cedar City, UT 84720
(435) 586-2870
Grades: K-12
| 2,141 students
Rank: #1212.
Cedar City High School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
703 W 600 S
Cedar City, UT 84720
(435) 586-2820
Grades: 9-12
| 1,319 students
Rank: #1313.
Cedar South School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
499 W 400 S
Cedar City, UT 84720
(435) 586-2850
Grades: K-5
| 513 students
Rank: #1414.
Canyon View High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
166 W 1925 N
Cedar City, UT 84721
(435) 586-2813
Grades: 9-12
| 1,123 students
Rank: #1515.
Cedar East School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
255 E College Ave
Cedar City, UT 84720
(435) 586-2840
Grades: K-5
| 543 students
Rank: #1616.
Parowan High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
50 W 100 N, Po Box 337
Parowan, UT 84761
(435) 477-3366
Grades: 7-12
| 351 students
Rank: n/an/a
Iron County Preschool
Special Education School
638 W 500 S
Cedar City, UT 84720
(435) 586-2801
Grades: PK
| 205 students
Rank: n/an/a
Three Peaks Pre School
Special Education School
1521 W Midvalley Road
Cedar City, UT 84720
(435) 867-4288
Grades: PK
| 134 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Iron School District?
Iron School District manages 18 public schools serving 12,159 students.
What is the rank of Iron School District?
Iron School District is ranked #54 out of 154 school districts in Utah (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Utah school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Iron School District?
83% of Iron School District students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Iron School District?
Iron School District has a student/teacher ratio of 26:1, which is higher than the Utah state average of 23:1.
What is Iron School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $7,774 is less than the state median of $10,739. The school district spending/student has declined by 9% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 18 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 12,159 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • : 88% (Btm 50% in UT)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

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