Alta High School



Alta High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alta High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 776
11 798
12 837

Alta High School is a public high school of the Canyons School District located in Sandy, UT. It has 2,411 students in grades 10th through 12th. Alta High School is the 4th largest public high school in Utah and the 693rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.9 to 1.

Total Students: 2,411
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 93.25

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Alta High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,261
(52%)
7,980
(52%)
 Female 1,150
(48%)
7,262
(48%)

Alta High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 2,103
(87%)
11,867
(78%)
 Hispanic 135
(6%)
1,906
(13%)
 Two or More 85
(4%)
626
(4%)
 Asian 47
(2%)
397
(3%)
 Black 20
(1%)
176
(1%)
 American Indian 11
(0%)
111
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 10
(0%)
159
(1%)

Alta High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,804
(75%)
7,363
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 496
(21%)
6,585
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 111
(5%)
1,294
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Alta High School is ranked 108th out of 0 ranked schools in Utah, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alta High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 57.9%. 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.

Alta High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 2484
2010 2565
2011 2526
2012 2411

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 25.8
2010 26.9
2011 27.2
2012 25.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.11594202898551
2010 0.11968810916179
2011 0.15360253365004
2012 0.25176275404397

Compare Alta High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,188.3% 21.9:1
 
2,590.0% 25.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.9%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Alta High School
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Public 10 - 12 2,411 25.9:1  
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Mt Jordan Middle School
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Public 07 - 09 641 21.5:1 3 miles
The Waterford School
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Private PK - 12 885 9:1 3 miles
Canyons Transition Academy
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Public 12 - 12 74 74:1 3 miles
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