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Overview

Public Schools Overview Utah School Districts by City
Number Of Students 625,288
Number Of Utah Schools 1,006
Number Of Utah School Districts 140
Spending Per Student $7,948

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 45.5880711627809
4th Grade 42.2788665105538
5th Grade 44.9641665032025
6th Grade 45.0124950124405
7th Grade 43.3014594230484
8th Grade 42.6500597925126
9th Grade 44.6944963231099
10th Grade 46.0044746608262
11th Grade 40.6028423859896

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 50.1624383135271
4th Grade 50.9949290919978
5th Grade 48.9996955514523
6th Grade 38.3433784618277
7th Grade 45.6358952939261
8th Grade 41.8682620481879
9th Grade 40.7943369792388
10th Grade 36.2415586937128

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 76.3% 50.9%
Black 1.3% 15.6%
Hispanic 16.0% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.7% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.1% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 37.0% 50.9%
English Language Learners 5.5% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 12.1% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 22.95
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Utah Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 2,995,919 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 35 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 9.0% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 25.2% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 36.5% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 19.9% 26.4%
65 Or Older 9.5% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 906,292 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 9.2% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.2% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 31.1% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 8.5% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 14.4% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.8% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.3% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.6% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.5% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 9.0% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,075 $2,548,078,000 51.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $225 $140,575,000 2.8%
Staff $247 $154,368,000 3.1%
General Administration $61 $38,431,000 0.8%
School Administration $397 $247,954,000 5.0%
Operation $602 $376,574,000 7.6%
Transportation $203 $127,093,000 2.6%
Other $182 $113,712,000 2.3%
Total Support $1,917 $1,198,707,000 24.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,955 $1,222,717,000 24.6%
Total Expenditures $7,948 $4,969,502,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%