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The current [[Utah Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Public Instruction]] is [[Martell Menlove]]. The following lists current members of the Utah State Board of Education:<ref>[http://www.schools.utah.gov/board/Board-Members.aspx ''Utah State Office of Education,'' "Board Members," accessed August 9, 2013]</ref>
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*[[Utah State Office of Education|State Board of Education]]<ref>[http://schoolboard.utah.gov/board-member-bios ''Utah State Board of Education,'' "Board member bios," accessed June 13, 2014]</ref>
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** Terryl Warner, ''District 1''
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** Keith M. Buswell, ''District 2''
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** Michael G. Jensen, ''District 3''
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** David L. Thomas, ''District 4''
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** Kim R. Burningham, ''District 5''
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** Dan Griffiths, ''District 6''
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** Leslie B. Castle, ''District 7''
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** Jennifer A. Johnson, ''District 8''
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** Heather Groom, ''District 9''
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** David L. Crandall, ''District 10''
| 3 || Michael G. Jensen
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** Jefferson Moss, ''District 11''
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** Dixie Allen, ''District 12''
| 4 || David L. Thomas
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** C. Mark Openshaw, ''District 13''
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** Debra G. Roberts, ''District 14''
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** Barbara W. Corry, ''District 15''
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| 6 || Joel Coleman
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| 7 || Leslie B. Castle
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| 8 || Jennifer A. Johnson
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| 9 || Heather Groom
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| 10 || David L. Crandall
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| 11 || Jefferson Moss
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| 12 || Dixie Allen
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===Demographics===
 
===Demographics===

Revision as of 16:17, 13 June 2014

K-12 Education in Utah
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Martell Menlove
Number of students: 598,832[1]
Number of teachers: 25,970
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:23.1
Number of school districts: 126
Number of schools: 1,020
Graduation rate: 80%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $6,212[3]
See also
Utah Department of Education
Utah school districts
List of school districts in Utah
Utah
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Policypedia
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in Utah
Glossary of education terms
Utah is home to 126 school districts, 1,020 schools and 598,832 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • State Board of Education[5]
    • Terryl Warner, District 1
    • Keith M. Buswell, District 2
    • Michael G. Jensen, District 3
    • David L. Thomas, District 4
    • Kim R. Burningham, District 5
    • Dan Griffiths, District 6
    • Leslie B. Castle, District 7
    • Jennifer A. Johnson, District 8
    • Heather Groom, District 9
    • David L. Crandall, District 10
    • Jefferson Moss, District 11
    • Dixie Allen, District 12
    • C. Mark Openshaw, District 13
    • Debra G. Roberts, District 14
    • Barbara W. Corry, District 15

Demographics

See also: Demographic information for all students in all 50 states

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Utah as reported in the National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[6]

Demographic information for Utah's K-12 public school system
Ethnicity Students State Percentage United States Percentage**
American Indian 7,436 1.24% 1.10%
Asian 10,612 1.77% 4.68%
African American 7,967 1.33% 15.68%
Hawaiian Nat./Pacific Isl. students 9,024 1.51% 0.42%
Hispanic 91,722 15.32% 24.37%
White 463,938 77.47% 51.21%
Two or more 8,133 1.36% 2.54%
**Note: This is the percentage of all students in the United States that are reported to be of this ethnicity.

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Utah school board elections, 2014

A total of 14 Utah school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014 for 50 seats. Each district has scheduled elections on November 4, 2014.

Here are several quick facts about Utah's school board elections in 2014:

  • The largest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 is Granite School District with 70,083 K-12 students.
  • The smallest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 is Box Elder School District with 11,310 K-12 students.
  • Eight districts are tied for the most seats on the ballot in 2014 with four seats up for election in each district.
  • Six districts are tied for the fewest seats on the ballot in 2014 with three seats up for election in each district.

The districts listed below served 466,444 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[7] Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.

2014 Utah School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Alpine School District 11/4/2014 4 7 67,076
Box Elder School District 11/4/2014 3 7 11,310
Cache School District 11/4/2014 4 7 15,648
Canyons School District 11/4/2014 4 7 33,714
Davis School District 11/4/2014 4 7 67,452
Granite School District 11/4/2014 4 7 70,083
Jordan School District 11/4/2014 3 7 50,048
Nebo School District 11/4/2014 3 8 29,848
Ogden City School District 11/4/2014 3 7 12,747
Provo School District 11/4/2014 4 7 13,753
Salt Lake City School District 11/4/2014 3 7 24,647
Tooele County School District 11/4/2014 3 7 13,596
Washington County School District 11/4/2014 4 7 26,091
Weber School District 11/4/2014 4 7 30,431


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