West Kearns School



West Kearns School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Kearns School Students by Grade
PK 73
K 115
1 109
2 124
3 97
4 118
5 103
6 96
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Kearns School is a public elementary school located in Kearns, UT in the Granite School District. It enrolls 835 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Kearns School is the 82nd largest public school in Utah and the 3,280th largest nationally. It has 25.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 835
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,280th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Utah: 82nd out of 619
Student/Teacher Rank in Utah: 465th out of 611
Full Time Teacher Rank in Utah: 104th out of 611

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West Kearns School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 442
(53%)
20,986
(51%)
 Female 393
(47%)
19,836
(49%)

West Kearns School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 429
(51%)
13,608
(33%)
 White 331
(40%)
21,948
(54%)
 Pacific Islander 25
(3%)
1,524
(4%)
 Black 20
(2%)
1,327
(3%)
 Asian 16
(2%)
1,595
(4%)
 American Indian 13
(2%)
615
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
205
(1%)

West Kearns School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 688
(82%)
27,462
(67%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 144
(17%)
5,555
(14%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
7,805
(19%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 605 ranked schools in Utah, West Kearns School is ranked 9th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Kearns School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

West Kearns School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 553
2006 540
2007 606
2008 762
2009 596
2010 774
2011 778
2012 835

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 16.7
2007 14
2008 16
2009 21.3
2010 30
2011 23.4
2012 25.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85352622061483
2006 0.1
2007 0.90924092409241
2008 0.27296587926509
2009 1.0218120805369
2010 0.73772609819121
2011 0.84061696658098
2012 0.99640718562874

Compare West Kearns School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,175.5% 21.8:1
 
2,510.0% 25.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.0%
 
This School 99.6%
 

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West Kearns School
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Public PK - 06 835 25.1:1  
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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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