Granite School District, located in the Salt Lake Valley, operates 63 elementary schools, 16 junior high schools, 8 high schools, as well as other special schools and programs. With more than 67,000 students, Granite is the third largest district in Utah and is among the largest public school districts in the nation. Granite is also one of Utah’s largest employers, with more than 7,500 full and part-time employees. The district boundary encompasses 257 square miles.
Granite District is known for the academic, athletic, and artistic achievements of its students. Granite has also been nationally recognized for teacher professional development programs and the economic efficiencies of its administration.
In addition to its quality education programs for students in grades K through 12, the district offers a variety of adult and community education courses.
Number of Schools
Data is of the 2013-2014 school year.
- Elementary: 63
- Junior High: 16
- Senior High: 8
- Specialty Schools: 4
- Total schools: 91
Data as of October 1, 2012.
- Total enrollment (K-12): 67,600
- Elementary (K-6): 37,564
- Junior high (7-9): 14,888
- Senior high (10-12): 13,152
- Special programs: 1,996
- Teachers: 3,574
- Elementary: 1,735
- Junior High: 725
- Senior High: 603
- Special programs, Other: 511
- Administration – Schools: 133
- Administration – District: 63
- Support staff – Schools: 372
- Support staff – District: 624
- Total Contract Employees: 4,922
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