Vista Heights Middle School

  • Vista Heights Middle School serves 1,689 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Vista Heights Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 25%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Vista Heights Middle School's student population of 1,689 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students1,689 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Vista Heights Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 932 schools in Utah (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Vista Heights Middle School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank
23%
26%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
8%
17%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
86%
75%
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Hawaiian
1%
2%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Vista Heights Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.250.29
This chart display the diversity score of Vista Heights Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Utah by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vista Heights Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Utah by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlpine School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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