West Valley City school information

IndexWest Valley CityUtahNational
Average Test Scores25%42%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:121:116:1
Total public schools2780279,221
Total private schools211224,874
Total post-secondary schools1797,963
The West Valley City, UT educational system consists of 27 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. West Valley City public schools have average test scores of 25% which is 41% lower than than the Utah average and 49% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Valley City public schools is 23:1, compared to 21:1 in Utah and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.7% have completed high school, 13.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in West Valley City are 49% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 27 public schools in West Valley City.
  • 74.6% of people in West Valley City have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.7% of people in West Valley City have completed high school.
  • 13.2% of people in West Valley City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Valley City

IndexWest Valley CityUtahNational
Completed 8th grade74.6%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school73.7%88.6%83.0%
Completed some college44.1%68.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.2%41.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.2%31.7%30.3%
Completed masters3.5%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.4%1.3%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Draper, UT46,39956%13%
Holladay, UT30,79355%13%
Sandy, UT93,14153%8%
Cottonwood Heights, UT34,27452%6%
Bountiful, UT43,42852%6%
West Valley City, UT134,60925%49%

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Bellevue, WA136,71870%42%
West Valley City, UT134,60925%49%
Source: The West Valley City, 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.