U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

Utah
http://www.usoe.k12.ut.us/


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$4,210

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
40

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
467 129 153 13 788

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
6

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
11,788 4,947 5,995 167 23,425

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
321,280 318,822
9-12
(CCD)
137,235 146,475
Total
(CCD)
471,365 478,910
Pre-K
(by state definition)
2,690 2,002

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

State 61%, Local 32%, Federal 7%

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 6,587 7,502
  1% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 9,559 12,711
  2% 3%
Black 2,913 4,274
  1% 1%
Hispanic 21,069 38,698
  5% 8%
White 429,506 415,725
  92% 87%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
45,111 46,998
10% 10%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
21,364 41,306
5% 9%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
2,302 n/a
*

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

For 0 to 34%, 409 schools; 35% to 49%, 159 schools; 50% to 74%, 114 schools; 75% to 100%, 142 schools

*64 schools did not report.

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)

Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
School accreditation process, district accountability reporting

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
Not by state

Indicators for School Accountability
Assessment scores

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Meet state average at basic or higher level or increase 3 percent per year at basic or higher (Utah End of Level Tests)


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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 110 118 228
  48% 52% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 90 113 203
  82% 96% 89%
School in Need of Improvement 20 5 25
  18% 4% 11%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-00)
$38,952,103

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above 28% 31%
Basic level and above 62% 77%
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above 24% 26%
Basic level and above 70% 68%

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported See Below
State Definition of "Proficient" Score of >86% on CRTs

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

Utah End of Level Test

Grade 4

Reading/Language Arts
            Proficient Above Proficiency
  Minimal Mastery Partial Mastery Near Mastery | Mastery
All Students 1% 19% 35% | 43%
Title I Schools 3 24 36 | 36
High Poverty Schools 6 35 34 | 25
          |  
Students with Limited English Proficiency 7 44 36 | 13
Migratory students 11 43 40 | 6
Students with Disabilities 10 45 28 | 17

Mathematics
            Proficient Above Proficiency
  Minimal Mastery Partial Mastery Near Mastery | Mastery
All Students 1% 30% 20% | 48%
Title I Schools 1 35 20 | 43
High Poverty Schools 3 48 20 | 29
          |  
Students with Limited English Proficiency 3 58 18 | 21
Migratory students       |  
Students with Disabilities 5 56 17 | 22


Utah End of Level Test

Grade 6

Reading/Language Arts
            Proficient Above Proficiency
  Minimal Mastery Partial Mastery Near Mastery | Mastery
All Students 1% 29% 32% | 39%
Title I Schools 1 39 31 | 29
High Poverty Schools 1 50 28 | 20
          |  
Students with Limited English Proficiency 1 27 32 | 40
Migratory students 2 66 23 | 7
Students with Disabilities 4 71 17 | 9

Mathematics
            Proficient Above Proficiency
  Minimal Mastery Partial Mastery Near Mastery | Mastery
All Students 2% 38% 25% | 35%
Title I Schools 3 46 24 | 27
High Poverty Schools 5 59 18 | 18
          |  
Students with Limited English Proficiency 5 66 17 | 12
Migratory students 4 70 17 | 8
Students with Disabilities       |  

 

Standford Achievement Test, Version 9

Grade 11

Reading/Language Arts
            Proficient Above Proficiency
  Minimal Mastery Partial Mastery Near Mastery | Mastery
All Students 10% 55% 29% | 6%
Title I Schools 24 62 13 | 1
High Poverty Schools 25 67 8 | *
          |  
Students with Limited English Proficiency 24 60 13 | 3
Migratory students 28 60 12 | *
Students with Disabilities 21 60 16 | 6

Utah End of Level Test

Grade 10

Mathematics
            Proficient Above Proficiency
  Minimal Mastery Partial Mastery Near Mastery | Mastery
All Students 10% 55% 29% | 6%
Title I Schools 24 62 13 | 2
High Poverty Schools 25 67 8 | *
          |  
Students with Limited English Proficiency 24 60 13 | 3
Migratory students 28 60 12 | *
Students with Disabilities 21 60 16 | 3


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
4% 5%
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
15,071 13,451
57% 43%

Sources


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