Best Public Schools in Santaquin, UT


The city of Santaquin, Utah is home to 4 elementary schools, including 3 public schools (Apple Valley School, Santaquin School, and Orchard Hills School) and 1 public charter school (C.S. Lewis Academy). The schools in Santaquin serve students from diverse backgrounds, with varying academic performance and socioeconomic factors.

Among the standout schools, C.S. Lewis Academy stands out for its high percentage of Hispanic students (51.55%) and students receiving free or reduced-price lunch (57.04%), indicating a higher proportion of students from low-income families. However, this public charter school has the lowest statewide ranking among the Santaquin schools, with a consistent 0-star rating from SchoolDigger. In contrast, Orchard Hills School excels in RISE/Mathematics and RISE/Science proficiency, outperforming the other schools in the area.

The data reveals significant disparities in the performance and rankings of the schools in Santaquin. While Santaquin School and Orchard Hills School perform relatively well, C.S. Lewis Academy consistently ranks among the lowest-performing elementary schools in the Nebo District. This suggests a potential correlation between socioeconomic status and student outcomes, highlighting the need for targeted interventions and support to address the unique challenges faced by these institutions and their student populations.

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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.

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