Utah Public Schools add 7,872 students in 2017

SALT LAKE CITY – Public schools in Utah added 7,872 students this school year, bringing total enrollment to 652,348 students, according to a news release by the Utah State Board of Education.

This increase represented a 1.2 percent increase over last year’s enrollment.

Utah public schools conduct a census of enrolled students every year on October 1. The data this year was collected on October 2, because October 1 was on a Sunday. The data can be found here.

The five larges school districts in Utah are as follows: 

  • Alpine                78,853
  • Davis                  71,908
  • Granite               66,024
  • Jordan                53,519
  • Canyons             33,907

The five smallest districts are:

  • Daggett              163
  • Tintic                  239
  • Piute                   274
  • Wayne                447
  • Rich                    494