School Details

Merit College Preparatory Academy

1440 West Center St, Springville, UT 84663
(801) 491-7600
5

(out of 10)

Charter Grades 7-12 595 students 12 students/teacher (UT avg is 26)

Test Scores by grade

75%
75%
84%
64%
64%
85%
52%
52%
75%

Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2009-2010 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 1 through 11 in language arts, in grades 1 through 7 in math, in grades 4 through 9 in science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The results displayed on GreatSchools profiles are for all grades combined for each subject. 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
  • Merit College Preparatory Academy average
  • Utah state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

96%
96%
90%
85%
85%
74%
81%
81%
77%

Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2009-2010 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 1 through 11 in language arts, in grades 1 through 7 in math, in grades 4 through 9 in science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The results displayed on GreatSchools profiles are for all grades combined for each subject. 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
  • Merit College Preparatory Academy average
  • Utah state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

92%
92%
88%

Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2009-2010 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 1 through 11 in language arts, in grades 1 through 7 in math, in grades 4 through 9 in science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The results displayed on GreatSchools profiles are for all grades combined for each subject. 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
  • Merit College Preparatory Academy average
  • Utah state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

91%
91%
87%

Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2009-2010 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 1 through 11 in language arts, in grades 1 through 7 in math, in grades 4 through 9 in science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The results displayed on GreatSchools profiles are for all grades combined for each subject. 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
  • Merit College Preparatory Academy average
  • Utah state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

85%
85%
86%

Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2009-2010 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 1 through 11 in language arts, in grades 1 through 7 in math, in grades 4 through 9 in science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The results displayed on GreatSchools profiles are for all grades combined for each subject. 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
  • Merit College Preparatory Academy average
  • Utah state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

54%
54%
40%
78%
78%
73%
59%
59%
58%
81%
81%
68%
68%
68%
42%
50%
50%
75%
36%
36%
73%

Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2009-2010 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 1 through 11 in language arts, in grades 1 through 7 in math, in grades 4 through 9 in science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The results displayed on GreatSchools profiles are for all grades combined for each subject. 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
  • Merit College Preparatory Academy average
  • Utah state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Merit College Preparatory Academy is a charter high school in Springville. 595 students go to Merit College Preparatory Academy and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 38% of the 595 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Merit College Preparatory Academy is 12:1. Legacy High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Cheerleading
  • P.E. classes
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 86% 86%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Hispanic 10% 10%
Asian 0.8% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.7% 1%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.5% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.5% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.5% 1%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 38% 38%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    excellent school teachers are awesome they have a lot of cool dances the principle is not rude he is very welcomeing and does not take bullying at the school

  • (4 years ago)

    this school is amazing. everyone is very excepting and all the teachers are ready to help out the students with anything. i wake up every day happy and exited to go to school. i would highly recommend this school to everyone.

  • (4 years ago)

    Amazing school with amazing teachers! Changed my life! It a small school and needs more students.

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Overall score

(based on 3 ratings & reviews)

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  • Principal leadership
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