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Merit College Preparatory Academy

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $167,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $630.

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Posted December 6, 2012

excellent school teachers are awesome they have a lot of cool dances the principle is not rude he is very welcomeing and does not take bullying at the school
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 5, 2011

this school is amazing. everyone is very excepting and all the teachers are ready to help out the students with anything. i wake up every day happy and exited to go to school. i would highly recommend this school to everyone.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 3, 2011

Amazing school with amazing teachers! Changed my life! It a small school and needs more students.
—Submitted by a student


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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 84% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
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 90% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

13 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 77% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
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 88% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
76%
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 87% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
91%

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.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
88%
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

Pre-Algebra

The state average for Pre-Algebra was 67% in 2010.

2010

 
 
n/a
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 56% in 2010.

2010

 
 
20%
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.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
5%

2011

 
 
60%
Algebra II

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

2010

 
 
46%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 73% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
53%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 58% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
23%
Earth Science

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

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
68%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 42% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
57%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 75% in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
Pre-Algebra

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

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
14%
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 86% 77%
Hispanic 10% 15%
Two or more races 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Black 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 38%N/A48%
Female 55%N/A49%
Male 45%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1440 West Center St
Springville, UT 84663
Phone: (801) 491-7600

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