Open Classroom School is located in Salt Lake City, UT and is in Open Classroom School District. It is a charter school that serves 408 students in grades K-8.
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.
Open Classroom School 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 Open Classroom School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Open Classroom School had 29% 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 Open Classroom spends $5,166 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 72% on instruction, 23% on support services, 5% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Open Classroom District
In 2011, Open Classroom School had 23 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Utah average is 23 students per full-time equivalent teacher.