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Here is a look at the lowest-scoring high schools in Utah, according to the state's criterion-referenced tests, or CRT.

The CRT tests gauge student performance and shows which schools are performing better than others in scores. The rankings are based on the percentages of students who have passed the 2012 CRT tests proficiently.

The Deseret News averaged language arts, math and science scores together weighed by total students tested in each category to get an overall percentage.

Only schools with 150 students or more are included in the list. Schools dealing with special needs students have been excluded from the list.

Click here to see the best-scoring high schools in Utah for 2012.

The data for this list can be found on the Utah State Office of Education website.

50 Pinnacle Canyon Academy
Jason Olson, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 66.12 percent

Rank change from 2011: +30

Total Enrollment: 520

  • Language Arts: 82 percent
  • Math: 59 percent
  • Science: 56 percent

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49 Salt Lake City School of the Performing Arts

Weighted Average: 66.11 percent

Rank change from 2011: +2

Total Enrollment: 220

  • Language Arts: 98 percent
  • Math: 41 percent
  • Science: 57 percent

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48 Rockwell Charter High School
Michael Brandy, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 65.86 percent

Rank change from 2011: +22

Total Enrollment: 594

  • Language Arts: 79 percent
  • Math: 51 percent
  • Science: 63 percent

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47 San Juan High
Jason Olson, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 65.65 percent

Rank change from 2011: +8

Total Enrollment: 398

  • Language Arts: 83 percent
  • Math: 46 percent
  • Science: 64 percent

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46 Hillcrest High
Michael Brandy, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 65.27 percent

Rank change from 2011: +10

Total Enrollment: 1593

  • Language Arts: 86 percent
  • Math: 38 percent
  • Science: 64 percent

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45 Liberty Academy
libertyacademycs.org

Weighted Average: 64.06 percent

Rank change from 2011: +8

Total Enrollment: 460

  • Language Arts: 78 percent
  • Math: 58 percent
  • Science: 54 percent

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44 Pine View High
Jud Burkett, The Spectrum

Weighted Average: 63.62 percent

Rank change from 2011: -14

Total Enrollment: 975

  • Language Arts: 89 percent
  • Math: 44 percent
  • Science: 58 percent

School demographics

43 Emery High
Tom Smart, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 63.12 percent

Rank change from 2011: +13

Total Enrollment: 396

  • Language Arts: 92 percent
  • Math: 29 percent
  • Science: 62 percent

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42 Utah Connections Academy
connectionsacademy.com

Weighted Average: 62.97 percent

Total Enrollment: 279

  • Language Arts: 77 percent
  • Math: 51 percent
  • Science: 61 percent

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41 Provo High
Tom Smart, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 62.88 percent

Rank change from 2011: +1

Total Enrollment: 1682

  • Language Arts: 84 percent
  • Math: 36 percent
  • Science: 67 percent

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40 Bonneville High
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 62.44 percent

Rank change from 2011: +17

Total Enrollment: 1345

  • Language Arts: 89 percent
  • Math: 35 percent
  • Science: 59 percent

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39 Fremont High
Jason Olson, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 62.44 percent

Rank change from 2011: -3

Total Enrollment: 1763

  • Language Arts: 90 percent
  • Math: 26 percent
  • Science: 69 percent

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38 South Sevier High
ssh.sevier.k12.ut.us

Weighted Average: 62.22 percent

Rank change from 2011: -27

Total Enrollment: 382

  • Language Arts: 85 percent
  • Math: 43 percent
  • Science: 57 percent

School demographics

37 Roy High
Tom Smart, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 61.84 percent

Rank change from 2011: +19

Total Enrollment: 1547

  • Language Arts: 88 percent
  • Math: 32 percent
  • Science: 60 percent

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36 Delta High
millard.k12.ut.us

Weighted Average: 61.7 percent

Rank change from 2011: -3

Total Enrollment: 589

  • Language Arts: 87 percent
  • Math: 45 percent
  • Science: 55 percent

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35 Payson High
Stuart Johnson, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 61.53 percent

Rank change from 2011: 0

Total Enrollment: 1116

  • Language Arts: 85 percent
  • Math: 34 percent
  • Science: 61 percent

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34 Millard High
wikipedia.org

Weighted Average: 60.56 percent

Rank change from 2011: -9

Total Enrollment: 311

  • Language Arts: 87 percent
  • Math: 41 percent
  • Science: 53 percent

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33 Jordan High
Kristin Murphy, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 59.82 percent

Rank change from 2011: +4

Total Enrollment: 1730

  • Language Arts: 89 percent
  • Math: 27 percent
  • Science: 59 percent

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32 Davinci Academy
Laura Seitz, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 59.47 percent

Rank change from 2011: +0

Total Enrollment: 935

  • Language Arts: 79 percent
  • Math: 43 percent
  • Science: 57 percent

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31 Hurricane High
dostgeorge.com

Weighted Average: 59.42 percent

Rank change from 2011: +7

Total Enrollment: 832

  • Language Arts: 89 percent
  • Math: 28 percent
  • Science: 61 percent

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30 Tooele High
protophoto.com

Weighted Average: 59.16 percent

Rank change from 2011: +13

Total Enrollment: 1408

  • Language Arts: 76 percent
  • Math: 28 percent
  • Science: 57 percent

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29 Uintah High
ksl.com

Weighted Average: 59.02 percent

Rank change from 2011: -34

Total Enrollment: 1133

  • Language Arts: 87 percent
  • Math: 24 percent
  • Science: 67 percent

School demographics

28 Copper Hills High
panoramio.com

Weighted Average: 57.9 percent

Rank change from 2011: +8

Total Enrollment: 2363

  • Language Arts: 88 percent
  • Math: 32 percent
  • Science: 50 percent

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27 Highland High
Jeffrey D. Allred

Weighted Average: 56.84 percent

Rank change from 2011: +5

Total Enrollment: 1568

  • Language Arts: 85 percent
  • Math: 37 percent
  • Science: 47 percent

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26 Grand County High
grandschools.org

Weighted Average: 55.53 percent

Rank change from 2011: 0

Total Enrollment: 453

  • Language Arts: 85 percent
  • Math: 20 percent
  • Science: 65 percent

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25 West Jordan High
Ravell Call, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 55.2 percent

Rank change from 2011: -3

Total Enrollment: 1750

  • Language Arts: 81 percent
  • Math: 28 percent
  • Science: 54 percent

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24 Utah Virtual Academy
k12.com/utva

Weighted Average: 55.17 percent

Rank change from 2011: -1

Total Enrollment: 2000

  • Language Arts: 77 percent
  • Math: 37 percent
  • Science: 51 percent

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23 Alianza Academy
alianzaacademy.org

Weighted Average: 54.52 percent

Total Enrollment: 468

  • Language Arts: 70 percent
  • Math: 48 percent
  • Science: 44 percent

School demographics

22 Taylorsville High
Ravell Call, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 53.72 percent

Rank change from 2011: +6

Total Enrollment: 1772

  • Language Arts: 80 percent
  • Math: 24 percent
  • Science: 50 percent

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21 Grantsville High
Brian Nicholson, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 53.14 percent

Rank change from 2011: -9

Total Enrollment: 726

  • Language Arts: 81 percent
  • Math: 19 percent
  • Science: 43 percent

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20 Fast Forward High
ffchs.org

Weighted Average: 52.95 percent

Rank change from 2011: +11

Total Enrollment: 220

  • Language Arts: 84 percent
  • Math: 25 percent
  • Science: 46 percent

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19 West High
Brian Nicholson, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 52.4 percent

Rank change from 2011: 0

Total Enrollment: 2525

  • Language Arts: 79 percent
  • Math: 27 percent
  • Science: 46 percent

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18 Cottonwood High
MIchael Brandy, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 52.39 percent

Rank change from 2011: +3

Total Enrollment: 1675

  • Language Arts: 77 percent
  • Math: 32 percent
  • Science: 42 percent

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17 Hunter High
Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 49.86 percent

Rank change from 2011: +4

Total Enrollment: 2147

  • Language Arts: 74 percent
  • Math: 29 percent
  • Science: 38 percent

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16 Mountain High
davis.k12.ut.us

Weighted Average: 47.73 percent

Total Enrollment: 281

  • Language Arts: 74 percent
  • Math: 29 percent
  • Science: 44 percent

School demographics

15 East High
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 47.01 percent

Rank change from 2011: +4

Total Enrollment: 2042

  • Language Arts: 75 percent
  • Math: 24 percent
  • Science: 41 percent

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14 Ben Lomond High
Brian Nicholson, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 46.77 percent

Rank change from 2011: +2

Total Enrollment: 1067

  • Language Arts: 77 percent
  • Math: 22 percent
  • Science: 43 percent

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13 Cyprus High
Tom Smart, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 45.79 percent

Rank change from 2011: -1

Total Enrollment: 1556

  • Language Arts: 75 percent
  • Math: 5 percent
  • Science: 43 percent

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12 Ogden High
wikipedia.org

Weighted Average: 45.29 percent

Rank change from 2011: +2

Total Enrollment: 1167

  • Language Arts: 84 percent
  • Math: 23 percent
  • Science: 44 percent

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11 Wendover High
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Weighted Average: 43.76 percent

Rank change from 2011: +3

Total Enrollment: 194

  • Language Arts: 66 percent
  • Math: 42 percent
  • Science: 23 percent

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10 Granger High
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Weighted Average: 43.16 percent

Rank change from 2011: +3

Total Enrollment: 1697

  • Language Arts: 72 percent
  • Math: 21 percent
  • Science: 32 percent

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9 Independence High
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Weighted Average: 40.34 percent

Total Enrollment: 328

  • Language Arts: 64 percent
  • Math: 20 percent
  • Science: 37 percent

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8 Kearns High
Tom Smart, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 39.54 percent

Rank change from 2011: +2

Total Enrollment: 1680

  • Language Arts: 67 percent
  • Math: 14 percent
  • Science: 31 percent

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7 Two Rivers High
trhs.weber.k12.ut.us

Weighted Average: 37.67 percent

Total Enrollment: 171

  • Language Arts: 64 percent
  • Math: 17 percent
  • Science: 32 percent

School demographics

6 Millcreek High
mhs.washk12.org

Weighted Average: 32.55 percent

Total Enrollment: 202

  • Language Arts: 73 percent
  • Math: 7 percent
  • Science: 42 percent

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5 Washington High
mountainluxury.com

Weighted Average: 31.2 percent

Rank change from 2011: +2

Total Enrollment: 314

  • Language Arts: 56 percent
  • Math: 3 percent
  • Science: 46 percent

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4 Monument Valley High
Beast 1 via Flickr

Weighted Average: 31.03 percent

Rank change from 2011: 0

Total Enrollment: 227

  • Language Arts: 52 percent
  • Math: 21 percent
  • Science: 19 percent

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3 Whitehorse High
sjsd.org

Weighted Average: 29.53 percent

Rank change from 2011: -2

Total Enrollment: 263

  • Language Arts: 59 percent
  • Math: 12 percent
  • Science: 16 percent

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2 Landmark High
nebo.edu

Weighted Average: 25.44 percent

Total Enrollment: 268

  • Language Arts: 44 percent
  • Math: 7 percent
  • Science: 16 percent

School demographics


1 Horizonte Instruction and Training Center
horizonte.slcschools.org

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Weighted Average: 25.29 percent

Total Enrollment: 550

  • Language Arts: 46 percent
  • Math: 10 percent
  • Science: 20 percent

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