Wasatch School

Wasatch School serves 455 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Wasatch School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Utah state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Wasatch School places among the top 20% of public schools in Utah for:

School Overview

Wasatch School's student population of 455 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students455 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)21 teachers
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School Comparison

Wasatch School is ranked within the top 10% of all 957 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Wasatch School is 0.44, which is more than 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall Testing Rank
#53 out of 957 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
17%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
74%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
2%
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Two or more races
9%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.440.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalt Lake School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Wasatch School is West High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Salt Lake City Washington School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 349 students
    0.0 miles
    420 N 200 W
    Salt Lake City, UT 84103
    (801) 578-8140
    0 PK-6 349
  • Salt Lake City West High School Math: 44% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 2,750 students
    0.4 miles
    241 N 300 W
    Salt Lake City, UT 84103
    (801) 578-8500
    0.4 7-12 2,750
  • Salt Lake City Mary W. Jackson School Math: 28% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 457 students
    0.9 miles
    750 W 200 N
    Salt Lake City, UT 84116
    (801) 578-8165
    0.9 PK-6 457
  • Salt Lake City Open Classroom Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 371 students
    1.1 miles
    134 D Street
    Salt Lake City, UT 84103
    (801) 578-8144
    1.1 PK-8 371
  • Salt Lake City City Academy Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 178 students
    1.5 miles
    555 E 200 S
    Salt Lake City, UT 84102
    (801) 596-8489
    1.5 7-12 178

School Reviews

4  
Very happy with Wasatch! The principal, Ms Candler, is incredibly organized and energetic. She is a savvy advocate for the teachers and students. She knows the name of every child in the school and is doing daily rounds in all the classrooms - she has a great pulse on what's happening "on the ground," down to the smallest child's need. But she also sees big picture goals and can effectively navigate the large systems around Wasatch. The ambitious PTA raises well over 50K/year to support the teachers and programs, which makes this a very well funded school, with all the advantages that come with excellent funding. Unlike many schools that are cutting even basic programs, Wasatch has full library services, physical education, Playworks during recess, a fully staffed computer lab and roaming computer access, not to mention a very extensive arts programs. Their arts program includes and surpasses the Tanner Fine Arts grant, with dance, visual arts, 4th grade and up band, music, and even little theater performances. There are screenings and resources offered to kids of all needs - including the PTA paying for a vision assessment and providing free eyeglasses to children in need, as well as on site counseling support services. The community spirit is strong with Halloween carnivals, back to school BBQ's, and a huge Arts Showcase that is a total delight. The teachers are enthusiastic, experienced, and engaging. Ms Candler is very wise in her hiring process and goes above and beyond to attract and maintain the best teachers. Parents are artistic, involved, and welcoming. An awesome school.
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