Valley Academy serves 499 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Valley Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (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 24% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Valley Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Utah for:

School Overview

Valley Academy's student population of 499 students has grown by 40% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
499 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Valley 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 Valley Academy is 0.42, which is equal to 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
#887 out of 959 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
Asian
3%
2%
Hispanic
12%
17%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
59%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
2%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports
Sports
Dance, Freestyle Skiing, Mountain Biking, Snowboarding

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Animal Science, Gardening, Mountain Biking, Robotics, Rocketry, Spanish, Website Design

Arts and Music Programs:
Ceramics, Dance, Guitar, Musical Theater, Orchestra, Piano, Ukulele, Visual Arts
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

School Reviews

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This school has come a long way in the last couple of years. I heard they are now at their maximum capacity of 500 students under the new director. My children absolutely love it there!
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 499 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in UT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42 (Btm 50%)

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