City Academy is located in Salt Lake City, UT and is in City Academy School District. It is a charter school that serves 185 students in grades 7-12.
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system.
City Academy made AYP in 2009. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Utah in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See City Academy's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, City Academy had 44% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Utah had 38% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The City Academy spends $6,815 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 63% on instruction, 36% on support services, 2% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about City Academy District
In 2011, City Academy had 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Utah average is 23 students per full-time equivalent teacher.