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Emery High School

Public | 10-12

 
 

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Posted February 25, 2008

Teachers at this school are 100% devoted to the students,the Arts programs are exceptional offering students many opportunities to get involved, and the small class sizes create a great working environment. Though this school does not offer a wide range of elective classes, the programs offered here are geared toward the success of the students.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 18, 2007

Too many kids fall through the cracks and are well below national averages in test scores. Especially reading and writing areas. Very little aggressive options are available for these kids.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 87% in 2013.

154 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
86%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 86% in 2013.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
81%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 40% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
2%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
12%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 40% in 2010.

2010

 
 
32%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 73% in 2013.

131 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
63%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 58% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
37%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 68% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 42% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
22%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 75% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
53%
Pre-Algebra

The state average for Pre-Algebra was 73% in 2013.

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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 93% 77%
Hispanic 5% 15%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Black 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 39%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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975 North Center
Castle Dale, UT 84513
Phone: (435) 381-2689

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