5190 S Heath Ave
Salt Lake City, UT 84118
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Western Hills School serves 348 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Western Hills School 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 24% (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 23% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 348 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in UT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Western Hills School's student population of 348 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
348 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Western Hills School 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 Western Hills School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (UT)
Overall Testing Rank
#885 out of 959 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
49%
18%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
37%
73%
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Hawaiian
10%
2%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
25%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% UT state average), while 23% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% UT state average).

How many students attend Western Hills School?

348 students attend Western Hills School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

49% of Western Hills School students are Hispanic, 37% of students are White, 10% of students are Hawaiian, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.

What grades does Western Hills School offer ?

Western Hills School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 348 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

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