Best Public Schools in Layton, UT


The city of Layton, Utah is home to 23 schools, including 14 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, 4 high schools, and 1 alternative school, all part of the Davis District. The district is ranked 34 out of 100 in Utah and is rated 3 stars out of 5 by SchoolDigger.

The standout school in the area is the No. UT. Acad. for Math Engineering & Science, a public charter high school that ranks 2nd out of 139 Utah high schools and is rated 5 stars out of 5. This school has exceptional test scores, with over 69% of students proficient or better in Math and Science. Another high-performing school is Shoreline Junior High, which ranks 23rd out of 216 Utah middle schools and is rated 4 stars. In contrast, some schools like Lincoln School and Vae View School have very low proficiency rates, well below the district and state averages.

The data reveals significant disparities in academic performance across the Layton schools, which may be linked to factors like socioeconomic status and resource allocation. Schools with higher free/reduced lunch rates, such as Vae View School and Lincoln School, tend to have lower test scores. The No. UT. Acad. for Math Engineering & Science charter school stands out as a high-performing exception, suggesting that alternative school models may be effective in addressing these disparities. Overall, the Layton area presents a mix of strong and struggling schools, highlighting the need for targeted interventions to improve educational outcomes for all students.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Utah State Board of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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