Backman School



Backman School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Backman School Students by Grade
PK 38
K 91
1 84
2 68
3 79
4 89
5 73
6 80
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 602 students in grades 1st through 12th. Backman School is the 264th largest public school in Utah and the 13,148th largest nationally. It has 21.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 602
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.65
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,148th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Utah: 264th out of 619
Student/Teacher Rank in Utah: 155th out of 611
Full Time Teacher Rank in Utah: 197th out of 611

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Backman School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 338
(56%)
8,072
(52%)
 Female 264
(44%)
7,449
(48%)

Backman School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 479
(80%)
6,784
(44%)
 White 54
(9%)
6,314
(41%)
 Black 38
(6%)
632
(4%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
579
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 12
(2%)
608
(4%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
431
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
173
(1%)

Backman School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 546
(91%)
10,317
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(9%)
1,536
(10%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
3,668
(24%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 605 ranked schools in Utah, Backman School is ranked 72nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Backman School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.5%) 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.

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

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

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

Compare Backman School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,100.0% 21.0:1
 
2,175.5% 21.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.0%
 
This School 99.5%
 

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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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