PROFICIENCY 21% 50% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
13%Salt Lake City

Backman School is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "SALT LAKE DISTRICT" in Salt Lake City, UT. There are a total of 599 students and n/a teachers at Backman School, for a student to teacher ratio of n/a. There are a total of 517 free lunch students and 49 reduced lunch students.

Backman School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 21.0%, which is 50% lower than the Utah average.


Student/Teacher ration/a
Free lunch517
Reduced lunch49


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Backman School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Backman School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 9.1% 40.4% 75.9% 51.1%
African American 4.9% 4.0% 1.3% 15.9%
Asian 3.0% 4.3% 1.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 79.6% 42.3% 16.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 1.1% 1.1% 1.2%
Hawaiian 2.0% 4.2% 1.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 3.5% 2.2% 3.1%

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Salt Lake City demographics profile

StatisticSalt Lake CityUtahNational
Population density (sq mi)3,5403491
Median age29.830.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%60%55%
Speak English64%85%79%
Speak Spanish17%10%13%

Education level achieved in Salt Lake City

IndexSalt Lake CityUtahNational
Completed 8th grade76.4%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school75.5%88.6%83.0%
Completed some college55.8%68.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.7%41.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.7%31.7%30.3%
Completed masters7.7%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.4%1.3%
Source: The Backman School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.