Salt Lake School District

440 E 100 S
SALT LAKE CITY , UT 84111
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Grades: PK - 12

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%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 44 public schools serving 20,798 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 27% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (UT)
# Schools
44 Schools
1,110 Schools
# Students
20,798 Students
677,275 Students
# Teachers
n/a
18 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
n/a

District Rank

Salt Lake School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 151 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 2020-2021 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
0.68
0.44
# American Indian Students
313 Students
7,016 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
969 Students
11,595 Students
% Asian Students
5%
2%
# Hispanic Students
7,658 Students
121,472 Students
% Hispanic Students
37%
18%
# Black Students
1,042 Students
9,446 Students
% Black Students
5%
1%
# White Students
8,971 Students
493,575 Students
% White Students
43%
73%
# Hawaiian Students
1,049 Students
10,878 Students
% Hawaiian Students
5%
2%
# Two or more races Students
796 Students
20,998 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
483
14,038
# Students in K Grade:
1,278
46,625
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,447
48,983
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,462
49,785
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,429
49,138
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,539
50,411
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,474
51,306
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,592
52,014
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,547
53,547
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,586
53,908
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,765
53,636
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,730
52,369
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,688
51,235
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,778
50,280
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,143 is higher than the state median of $8,041. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,439 is higher than the state median of $8,844. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (UT)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$273 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$259 MM
$6 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,143
$8,041
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,439
$8,844
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Salt Lake School District Public Schools (2022-23)

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
| 419 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
| 372 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
| 401 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
| 322 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
| 390 students
Rank: #66.
Wasatch School
Math: 71% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
30 R Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
(801) 578-8564
Grades: K-6
| 398 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
| 516 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
| 536 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
| 662 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
| 307 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
| 533 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
| 575 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
| 1,806 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
| 522 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
| 265 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
| 287 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
| 2,729 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
| 301 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
| 275 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
| 329 students
Rank: #2121.
Backman 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
| 409 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
| 351 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
| 551 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
| 387 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
| 1,985 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
| 402 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
| 378 students
Rank: #2828.
Salt Lake Center For Science Education Bryant
Math: 20% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
40 S 800 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(801) 578-8118
Grades: 7-8
| 449 students
Rank: #2929.
M. Lynn Bennion School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
429 S 800 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(801) 578-8108
Grades: PK-6
| 163 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
| 414 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
| 322 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
| 443 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
| 677 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
| 252 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
| 391 students
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 44
  • Enrollment: 20,798 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 76% (Top 1% in UT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

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