Best Public Schools in Orem, UT


Summary:

The city of Orem, Utah is home to 24 schools, including 15 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, 4 high schools, and 2 alternative schools, all part of the Alpine School District. The district is ranked 29 out of 100 in Utah and rated 4 stars out of 5 by SchoolDigger.

The standout schools in Orem include Utah County Academy of Science, a public charter high school ranked 1st in the state, and Foothill School, an elementary school ranked 9th in Utah. These schools have exceptional test scores, with over 70% of students proficient in core subjects. In contrast, some schools like Parkside Elementary and Westmore School struggle, with significantly lower proficiency rates, likely due to serving more diverse and low-income student populations.

The schools in Orem show a wide range in student-teacher ratios, spending per student, and free/reduced lunch rates, which contribute to the disparities in academic performance. While the elementary schools generally outperform the middle and high schools, there is still notable variation, with some like Orem School excelling and others like Parkside Elementary lagging behind. Overall, the data highlights the importance of factors like school leadership, resource allocation, and community engagement in driving student success across the Orem school system.

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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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