Salt Lake District


The Salt Lake District in Utah is home to 39 schools, including 29 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, and 5 high schools, serving a diverse student population. The district's schools exhibit a wide range of academic performance, with some standout schools like Uintah School and Bonneville School ranking among the top elementary schools in the state, while others struggle with low proficiency rates.

The data reveals stark contrasts in academic achievement across the district, with a strong correlation between socioeconomic status, as measured by free and reduced lunch rates, and student performance. Schools with higher poverty levels, such as M. Lynn Bennion School, tend to have lower test scores, while more affluent schools like Bonneville School and Hawthorne School excel academically. This suggests significant inequities in educational opportunities and resources across the district that need to be addressed.

The Salt Lake District's student population is diverse, with Hispanic and minority students making up a significant portion of the enrollment at many schools. However, the data does not provide insight into how well the district is serving these diverse student groups. Additionally, the wide range in spending per student and student-teacher ratios across the district indicates potential inequities in resource allocation that may be contributing to the disparities in academic performance.

District Detail

 440 E 100 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

 (801) 578-8599

SchoolDigger Rank:
46th of 100 Utah districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 19,880

Primary Schools: 31
Middle Schools: 5
High Schools: 7
Alternative Schools: 0
We found 41 schools.

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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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