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Academy for Math, Engineering & Science (AMES)
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  • Public, Magnet, Charter
  • SALT LAKE CITY, UT

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Administration
    grade A+
  7. Sports
    grade unavailable
  8. Food
    grade B
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Academy for Math, Engineering & Science (AMES) is a highly rated, public, charter, magnet school located in SALT LAKE CITY, UT. It has 472 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 62% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading.

About

5715 S 1300 E
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84121

Academy for Math, Engineering & Science (AMES) Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
72%
Percent Proficient - Math
62%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1280
13 responses
Average ACT
26
175 responses
AP Enrollment
11%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$72,524
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,224
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$338,700
National
$244,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 43 responses
Poll
84%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 43 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 115 responses
  • Co-curricular
    26%
  • Robotics regional
    20%
  • School Dance
    18%
  • Senior Banquet
    12%
  • Talent Show
    8%
  • Food drive
    6%
  • Sporting Events
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
472
Free or Reduced Lunch
22%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 41 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 41 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 41 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
5%
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 52 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 52 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 52 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 55 responses
47%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 55 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 55 responses

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