Vista School



Vista School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vista School Students by Grade
PK 41
K 100
1 125
2 112
3 104
4 133
5 76
6 93
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Vista School is a public elementary school located in Taylorsville, UT in the Granite School District. It enrolls 784 students in grades 1st through 12th. Vista School is the 108th largest public school in Utah and the 4,523rd largest nationally. It has 26.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 784
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.97
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,523rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Utah: 108th out of 619
Student/Teacher Rank in Utah: 541st out of 611
Full Time Teacher Rank in Utah: 160th out of 611

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Vista School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 396
(51%)
20,986
(51%)
 Female 388
(49%)
19,836
(49%)

Vista School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 353
(45%)
21,948
(54%)
 Hispanic 319
(41%)
13,608
(33%)
 Asian 37
(5%)
1,595
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 33
(4%)
1,524
(4%)
 Black 27
(3%)
1,327
(3%)
 American Indian 14
(2%)
615
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
205
(1%)

Vista School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 569
(73%)
27,462
(67%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 141
(18%)
5,555
(14%)
 Not Eligible 74
(9%)
7,805
(19%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 605 ranked schools in Utah, Vista School is ranked 25th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vista School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.6%) 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.

Vista School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 556
2006 556
2007 605
2008 647
2009 571
2010 774
2011 764
2012 784

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.4
2006 20
2007 26.7
2008 37
2009 21.5
2010 28.1
2011 26.8
2012 26.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44064748201439
2006 0.080935251798561
2007 0.5504132231405
2008 0.19165378670788
2009 0.74255691768827
2010 0.55167958656331
2011 0.65575916230366
2012 0.90561224489796

Compare Vista School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,175.5% 21.8:1
 
2,620.0% 26.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.0%
 
This School 90.6%
 

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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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