Demographics & Fast Facts

Granite School District

The Granite School District, located in Salt Lake City, Utah, operates 90 schools. With more than 64,000 students, Granite is the second largest district in Utah and is among the largest public districts in the nation. Granite is also one of Utah’s largest employers, with more than 9,500 full and part-time employees. The district boundary encompasses 257 square miles.

With a population that is unique in Utah, the Granite School District faces an equally unique set of opportunities and challenges within the classroom.

  • 54% of students live at or below poverty level (roughly 35,000 students)
  • 3.25 of 5 students are "food insecure"
  • 70% of Utah's refugees live within district boundaries
  • 106 languages & dialects are spoken among our students

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