Utah State Information

Where Utah Ranks
Utah National AverageRank
Education spending per student adjusted for regional cost differences (2002) $5,132 $7,734 51
Average class size for self-contained classes in elementary schools (2000) 23.7 21.2 48
Average Beginning Teacher Salary (2002-03) $27,135 $29,564 36
Average Teacher Salary (2002-03) $38,268 $45,771 38
Graduation rates (2002)
  • State overall
  • 78 %71 % 12
  • Black
  • -- %56 %
  • Hispanic
  • -- %52 %
  • White
  • 81 %78 %
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    State Information
    Current headlines and data from each state.
    Facts At A Glance
    Governor: Jon Huntsman, Jr. (R)
    State Superintendent of Public Instruction: Patti Harrington
    Pre-K-12 Enrollment: 489,072
    No. of Districts: 40
    No. of Public Schools: 791
    No. of Public School Teachers: 22,415
    Annual Pre-K-12 Expenditures: $2.4 billion
    Student Demographics
    Students in Title I Schools: 19.9
    Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Price Lunch: 30.6%
    Students With Disabilities: 11.5%
    English-Language Learners: 8.9%

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