Backman School



Backman School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Backman School Students by Grade
PK 26
K 77
1 79
2 81
3 91
4 86
5 63
6 84
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Backman School is a public elementary school located in Salt Lake City, UT in the Salt Lake School District. It enrolls 587 students in grades 1st through 12th. Backman School is the 283rd largest public school in Utah and the 14,553rd largest nationally.

Total Students: 587
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Backman School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 315
(54%)
7,823
(52%)
 Female 272
(46%)
7,172
(48%)

Backman School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 446
(76%)
6,075
(41%)
 White 54
(9%)
6,149
(41%)
 Black 35
(6%)
631
(4%)
 Asian 25
(4%)
667
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 18
(3%)
698
(5%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
224
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
551
(4%)

Backman School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 511
(87%)
8,002
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(7%)
990
(7%)
 Not Eligible 36
(6%)
6,003
(40%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 641 ranked schools in Utah, Backman School is ranked 23rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Backman School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 38.0%. 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.

Backman School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 569
2006 562
2007 622
2008 597
2009 554
2010 639
2011 608
2012 602
2013 637
2014 599
2015 587

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 19.9
2007 22.3
2008 29.7
2009 19.8
2010 23.2
2011 20.4
2012 21
2013 23.1
2014 N/A
2015 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9402460456942
2006 0.99466192170819
2007 0.89228295819936
2008 1.0050251256281
2009 1.2003610108303
2010 0.93270735524257
2011 0.99506578947368
2012 0.99501661129568
2013 0.93406593406593
2014 0.9449081803005
2015 0.93867120954003

Compare Backman School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
918.6% 9.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 38.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 93.9%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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