Dan W. Peterson



Dan W. Peterson Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dan W. Peterson Students by Grade
PK 4
K 3
1 2
2 7
3 2
4 13
5 5
6 7
7 10
8 2
9 10
10 2
11 3
12 143

Dan W. Peterson is a public elementary school located in American Fork, UT in the Alpine School District. It enrolls 213 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dan W. Peterson is the 549th largest public school in Utah and the 47,428th largest nationally. It has 11.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 213
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,428th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Utah: 549th out of 619
Student/Teacher Rank in Utah: 25th out of 611
Full Time Teacher Rank in Utah: 495th out of 611

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Dan W. Peterson Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 128
(60%)
28,599
(52%)
 Female 85
(40%)
26,788
(48%)

Dan W. Peterson Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 183
(86%)
47,784
(86%)
 Hispanic 20
(9%)
5,015
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
719
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
261
(0%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
523
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
390
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
695
(1%)

Dan W. Peterson Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 142
(67%)
34,200
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 65
(31%)
16,638
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(3%)
4,549
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 605 ranked schools in Utah, Dan W. Peterson is ranked 556th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dan W. Peterson students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.3%) is lower than the state average of 61.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Dan W. Peterson Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 131
2006 119
2007 144
2008 116
2009 122
2010 111
2011 92
2012 213

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 7.7
2006 7.1
2007 9
2008 1.9
2009 7.4
2010 7.4
2011 5.6
2012 11.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48091603053435
2006 N/A
2007 0.0069444444444444
2008 0.31034482758621
2009 0.39344262295082
2010 0.40540540540541
2011 0.43478260869565
2012 0.33333333333333

Compare Dan W. Peterson to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,175.5% 21.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Dan W. Peterson
American Fork, UT
Public PK - 12 213 11.8:1  
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Public KG - 06 1,002 22.8:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 08 258 16.6:1 2 miles
Liahona Prep Academy
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Private PK - 12 225 20:1 2 miles
Manila School
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Public KG - 06 833 25.4:1 2 miles
Odyssey Charter School
American Fork, UT
Public KG - 06 537 21.8:1 2 miles
Forbes School
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Public PK - 07 560 21.1:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 09 644 21.5:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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