Salt Lake School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 41 public schools serving 23,710 students in Salt Lake School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Utah.
Public Schools in Salt Lake School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Utah public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Salt Lake School District are Bonneville School, Beacon Heights School and Uintah School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Salt Lake School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Utah.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Utah public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Salt Lake 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%)

Overview

School District Name
Salt Lake School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (UT)
# Schools
41 Schools
1,061 Schools
# Students
23,710 Students
666,070 Students
# Teachers
n/a
22 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
n/a

District Rank

Salt Lake School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 152 school districts in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 76% has increased from 62% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (UT)
Overall District Rank
#85 out of 153 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Salt Lake   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Salt Lake   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Salt Lake   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(15-16)
76%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Salt Lake   School District and public school graduation rate of UT by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.67
0.42
# American Indian Students
261 Students
7,228 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
1,121 Students
11,314 Students
% Asian Students
5%
2%
# Hispanic Students
9,120 Students
113,786 Students
% Hispanic Students
38%
17%
# Black Students
1,032 Students
9,491 Students
% Black Students
4%
1%
# White Students
10,105 Students
495,903 Students
% White Students
43%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
1,103 Students
10,442 Students
% Hawaiian Students
5%
2%
# Two or more races Students
968 Students
17,723 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
927
15,845
# Students in K Grade:
1,663
47,442
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,771
49,607
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,761
50,248
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,852
51,446
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,848
52,784
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,837
53,202
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,730
51,774
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,621
50,758
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,622
50,545
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,883
49,980
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,698
48,753
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,762
47,322
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,735
46,364
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,126 is higher than the state median of $7,396. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,598 is higher than the state median of $7,164. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (UT)
Total Revenue
$264 MM
$5 MM
This chart display total revenue of Salt Lake   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in UT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$251 MM
$5 MM
This chart display total spending of Salt Lake   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in UT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,126
$7,396
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Salt Lake   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in UT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,598
$7,164
This chart display average spending per public school student in Salt Lake   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in UT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Salt Lake School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bonneville School
Math: 79% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1145 S 1900 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 584-2913
Grades: K-6
| 529 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Beacon Heights School
Math: 80% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1850 S 2500 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 481-4814
Grades: K-6
| 502 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Uintah School
Math: 76% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1571 E 1300 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
(801) 584-2940
Grades: K-6
| 534 students
Rank: #44.
Ensign School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
775 - 12th Ave
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
(801) 578-8150
Grades: PK-6
| 343 students
Rank: #55.
Hawthorne School
Math: 70% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1675 S 600 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
(801) 481-4824
Grades: K-6
| 439 students
Rank: #66.
Wasatch School
Math: 71% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
30 R Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
(801) 578-8564
Grades: K-6
| 455 students
Rank: #77.
Dilworth School
Math: 68% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1953 S 2100 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 481-4806
Grades: PK-6
| 637 students
Rank: #88.
Emerson School
Math: 62% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1017 E 1370 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
(801) 481-4819
Grades: K-6
| 583 students
Rank: #99.
Clayton Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1470 S 1900 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 481-4810
Grades: 7-8
| 770 students
Rank: #1010.
Indian Hills School
Math: 62% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2496 St. Mary's Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 584-2908
Grades: K-6
| 431 students
Rank: #1111.
Highland Park School
Math: 62% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1738 E 2700 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
(801) 481-4833
Grades: K-6
| 653 students
Rank: #1212.
Hillside Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1825 S Nevada
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 481-4828
Grades: 7-8
| 583 students
Rank: #1313.
Highland High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2166 S 1700 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
(801) 484-4343
Grades: 9-12
| 1,683 students
Rank: #1414.
Whittier School
Math: 47% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1600 S 300 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(801) 481-4846
Grades: PK-6
| 658 students
Rank: #1515.
Parkview School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
970 S Emery St
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
(801) 974-8304
Grades: PK-6
| 369 students
Rank: #1616.
Innovations High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(801) 481-4946
Grades: 9-12
| 429 students
Rank: #1717.
West High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
241 N 300 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
(801) 578-8500
Grades: 7-12
| 2,750 students
Rank: #1818.
Newman School
Math: 44% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1269 N Colorado St
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
(801) 578-8537
Grades: PK-6
| 471 students
Rank: #1919.
Washington School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
420 N 200 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
(801) 578-8140
Grades: PK-6
| 349 students
Rank: #2020.
Franklin School
Math: 44% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1115 W 300 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
(801) 578-8158
Grades: PK-6
| 406 students
Rank: #2121.
Backman School
Magnet School
Math: 35% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
601 N 1500 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
(801) 578-8100
Grades: PK-6
| 495 students
Rank: #2222.
Nibley Park School
Math: 31% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2785 S 800 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
(801) 481-4842
Grades: PK-8
| 417 students
Rank: #2323.
Mountain View School
Math: 39% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1380 S Navajo
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
(801) 974-8315
Grades: PK-6
| 620 students
Rank: #2424.
Mary W. Jackson School
Math: 33% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
750 W 200 N
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
(801) 578-8165
Grades: PK-6
| 457 students
Rank: #2525.
East High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
840 S 1300 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(801) 583-1661
Grades: 9-12
| 1,972 students
Rank: #2626.
Escalante School
Math: 28% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1810 W 900 N
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
(801) 578-8496
Grades: PK-6
| 472 students
Rank: #2727.
Meadowlark School
Math: 32% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
497 N Morton Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
(801) 578-8529
Grades: PK-6
| 485 students
Rank: #2828.
Bryant Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
40 S 800 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(801) 578-8118
Grades: 7-8
| 376 students
Rank: #2929.
M. Lynn Bennion School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
429 S 800 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(801) 578-8108
Grades: PK-6
| 244 students
Rank: #3030.
Edison School
Math: 27% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
466 Cheyenne
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
(801) 974-8300
Grades: PK-6
| 486 students
Rank: #3131.
Rose Park School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1105 W 1000 N
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
(801) 578-8554
Grades: PK-6
| 410 students
Rank: #3232.
North Star School
Math: 25% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1545 N Morton Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
(801) 578-8448
Grades: PK-6
| 588 students
Rank: #3333.
Northwest Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1730 W 1700 N
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
(801) 578-8547
Grades: 7-8
| 740 students
Rank: #3434.
Riley School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1410 S 800 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
(801) 974-8310
Grades: PK-6
| 319 students
Rank: #3535.
Liberty School
Math: 24% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1090 S Roberta St
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 578-8180
Grades: PK-6
| 474 students
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 23,710 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 76% (Top 1% in UT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67

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