George Washington Academy

2277 South 3000 East, St George, UT 84790
(435) 673-2232
10

(out of 10)

Charter Grades K-8 920 students 20 students/teacher (UT avg is 26)

Test Scores by grade

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77%

Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • George Washington Academy average
  • Utah state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

88%
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96%
96%
79%
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69%

Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • George Washington Academy average
  • Utah state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

95%
95%
80%
98%
98%
80%
95%
95%
77%

Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • George Washington Academy average
  • Utah state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

95%
95%
82%
94%
94%
77%
97%
97%
75%

Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • George Washington Academy average
  • Utah state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

95%
95%
84%
98%
98%
85%
72%
72%
75%

Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • George Washington Academy average
  • Utah state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

100%
100%
90%
95%
95%
74%
97%
97%
77%

Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • George Washington Academy average
  • Utah state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

100%
100%
40%
100%
100%
42%

Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • George Washington Academy average
  • Utah state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

George Washington Academy is a charter middle school in Saint George. 920 students go to George Washington Academy and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 11% of the 920 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at George Washington Academy is 20:1. Sunrise Ridge Intermediate School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Orchestra
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 84% 84%
Multiracial 5% 5%
Hispanic 5% 5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Asian 2% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 11% 11%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    I have two children that attend. Best teaching staff and admin! The children learn so much and retain it. This school is building the leaders of tomorrow.

  • (2 years ago)

    George Washington Academy has just received the Utah Charter School of the Year Award 2013!!!

  • (2 years ago)

    My kids have gone to GWA since Kindergarten and it has prepared them for a solid academic life. We don't mind homework - that's why we chose GWA so they could be challenged. The character education program is great too. School gives a well-rounded education. We love it!

  • (4 years ago)

    I can't imagine the experience of the negative post from 6/23. It seems they were at a different school. My child just completed her 5th year at GWA and I can't say enough good about it. Her academic level is far above her public school friends - in EVERY subject. And the positive self-esteem and character building focus is amazing. As for bullying...again I know for a fact that they have and enforce a zero tolerance policy regarding bullying. We wouldn't have our children anywhere else.

  • (4 years ago)

    So dissapointing!!! I thought it would be better than public school. But 25 to a class no professional aide. They are just like public school. Bullies etc. Just because the math curriculum is a year advanced doesn't mean they teach it well. HOMEWORK HOMEWORK hours every night. No foreign language. After this experience I put my children into a local private school with16 students to a class with a professional aide foreign language afterschool clubs no bullies. Well worth the money with test scores to prove it.

  • (4 years ago)

    This school is far better than the school I have waisted $30 000 in private school tuition. This school is so much better. It has all the attention of a private school parent involvement and values. The academics and character building is superior. I absolutely love this school.

  • (5 years ago)

    My child was getting C's and D's in the public school system. Now my child is getting A's and B's and tells me how much they like their new school. What a boost in my childs confidence. Thanks GWA.

  • (6 years ago)

    We have been with this school since it opened and we absolutely love it.

  • (6 years ago)

    Great for students who are academically advanced and need the challenge. They learn so much in the way of math science and socail studies. It is a Core Knowledge School.

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