Sandy school information

Average Test Scores53%42%49%
Student/Teacher ratio24:121:116:1
Total public schools2980279,221
Total private schools811224,874
Total post-secondary schools2797,963
The Sandy, UT educational system consists of 29 public schools, 8 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Sandy public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 25% higher than than the Utah average and 8% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sandy public schools is 24:1, compared to 21:1 in Utah and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.1% have completed high school, 40.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Sandy are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 29 public schools in Sandy.
  • 93.4% of people in Sandy have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.1% of people in Sandy have completed high school.
  • 40.2% of people in Sandy have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sandy

Completed 8th grade93.4%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school93.1%88.6%83.0%
Completed some college76.2%68.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.7%41.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors40.2%31.7%30.3%
Completed masters14.3%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.9%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.4%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Sandy (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cedar Hills, UT10,24862%26%
Highland, UT17,54459%20%
Summit Park, UT7,98658%18%
Alpine, UT10,12956%13%
Draper, UT46,39956%13%
Sandy, UT93,14153%8%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orem, UT93,22044%12%
Rio Rancho, NM92,96634%30%
Spokane Valley, WA93,32247%5%
Yakima, WA93,33836%27%
Quincy, MA93,34964%30%
Sandy, UT93,14153%8%
Source: The Sandy, UT education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.