Jun. 17, 9:00 AM
The Education Interim Committee of the State Legislature holds a public meeting.
Feb. 23 - Mar. 22
Comcast Newsmakers interviews Robyn Bagley about www.Utah-EducationFacts.com
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The 2009 Legislative Session concluded on Thursday, March 12th at midnight
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the landmark report, A Nation at Risk.
In the 2007-08 school year, Utah spent $8,224 per public school student.
Charter schools are independent public schools run by parents or non-profits.
The average class size in Utah is 22.2
High school students can graduate with an associate's degree and a scholarship worth 75% of college tuition.
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GreatSchools rates schools on a scale of 1 to 10 by comparing each school's performance on a standardized test to the state average. GreatSchools also has parent reviews of schools.
KSL Schools ranks Utah's public high schools in several categories.
Charter School of the Year
2008-09 School Year
The Utah Association of Public Charter Schools has named Ogden Preparatory Academy the state's Charter School of the Year. The award was based on academic achievement, parent involvement, and community service. All students at Ogden Preparatory Academy, which opened in 2003, take classes in both Spanish and English.
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2008-09 School Year
The purpose of the Sterling Scholar Awards is to publicly recognize and encourage the pursuit of excellence in scholarship, leadership and citizenship of high school seniors in the state of Utah. The Deseret Morning News and KSL Television developed the program especially to focus attention on outstanding seniors in order to recognize them publicly as well as award cash scholarships and tuition waivers from participating institutions.
One indicator of a school's performance is its graduation rate. Use both sets of graduation rates below to see the percentage of students who graduated at a specific public school.
Another indicator of a school's performance is how well its students read at grade level. Utah annually assesses the percentage of students in each public school who read at grade level. Reports from these assessments are available from 2004 through 2006.
To see the percentage of students reading at grade level at a specific public school, click on a link below:
Test scores are a strong indicator of a school's performance. Click "Read more" to find out how your child's performs on statewide tests.
The inappropriate use of taxpayer dollars and public property hurts us all. If you know, or suspect, that educational resources are being stolen, wasted, or misused, please take a moment and report it to the organizations below: