Best Public Schools in Zip Code 84119


The 84119 zip code area of West Valley City, Utah is home to 19 schools serving students from elementary through high school, including 10 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 4 high schools, and 3 alternative schools. This diverse set of schools serves a student population with varying levels of academic performance and economic disadvantage.

Among the standout schools in the area is Vanguard Academy, a public charter high school that ranks 30th out of 139 Utah high schools and has a 4-star rating. It boasts strong test scores, with 46.8% of 10th graders proficient in English Language Arts and 53.9% proficient in Math, well above the state averages. Another high-performing school is Robert Frost School, an elementary school that ranks 247th out of 561 Utah elementary schools and has a 3-star rating, with particularly high proficiency rates in Math and Science. In contrast, some schools like Granger High and Redwood School struggle, with proficiency rates well below the state averages.

The data reveals a clear correlation between high poverty levels, as measured by free/reduced lunch rates, and lower academic performance. Schools with the highest poverty, such as Mana Academy Charter School and Redwood School, tend to have the lowest proficiency rates. Interestingly, the Granite District, which oversees the majority of the schools, shows a wide range of performance among its schools, suggesting factors beyond just district management play a role in student outcomes. Additionally, the charter schools in the area, such as Vanguard Academy and American Preparatory Academy - Accelerated School, generally outperform the traditional public schools, particularly in English Language Arts.

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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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