UTAH SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP
SchoolsK-12.com is a site designed around the needs of a relocating family with school age children. It is a site that allows the family to search public and private Utah schools, but understands that choosing the right Utah neighborhood is equally important to a successful move. Through a network of local sponsors and experts, Schoolsk-12.com can guide a family through the process of choosing an excellent Utah school located in a great neighborhood taking into account such things as affordability, accessibility to work, to shopping, the traffic patterns and more.
ABOUT Utah SCHOOLS
Utah schools boast a total statewide student population of 470,785 attending 790 schools in 42 public school districts and 102 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Utah public schools spend an average of $5,710 per student each year. That ranks Utah schools number 44 nationally.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Utah public schools average a student teacher ratio of 19:1. Utah private schools average 3:1. Also, high schools in Utah average a student body population of 730, while Utah middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 574 and 507 respectively.
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CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It wasn't so long ago that a child's education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.