Utah

Secondary CTE Enrollment

Public High Schools
184
Public High School Enrollment
178,733
High School CTE Concentrators
54,463
Total Secondary CTE Enrollment
165,252
Secondary CTE Enrollment by Race
Secondary CTE Enrollment by Gender

Postsecondary CTE Enrollment

Public Community Colleges
5
Public Community Colleges Enrollment (full & part-time)
41,007
Postsecondary CTE Concentrators
22,396
Total Postsecondary CTE Enrollment
74,734
Postsecondary CTE Enrollment by Race
Postsecondary CTE Enrollment by Gender

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Fast Facts

CTE Secondary Concentrators
  • Graduation Rate
  • Go on to Postsecondary Education
CTE Postsecondary Concentrators
  • Earn a Postsecondary Credential, Certificate, or Diploma
  • Placed in Employment, Military Service or Apprenticeships Within Six Months
Associates Degrees & Certificates
30,212
Associate Degrees and Certificates Awarded
28.1%
of All Degrees and Certificates Awarded Statewide

State CTE Director

Thalea Longhurst
CTE Director
Utah State Board of Education
250 E 500 S PO Box 144200
Salt Lake City, UT 84114

Resources

Perkins Data

Perkins Eligible Agency
Utah State Board of Education
Funding for FY21
FY21
$16,008,563
Percentage of Funding Directed to:
Secondary
Postsecondary
Combined State Plan with Perkins and WIOA
No
Ways the Secondary CTE, Postsecondary CTE and Workforce Systems Collaborate
  • Through statewide advisory committees/boards
  • Aligning programs of study with career pathways
Is the State Using the Reserve Fund?
Yes
Percent of Funds Being Reserved in Total
10.0%
Percent of Leadership Funds the State Set Aside for State Correctional Institution
0.1%
Amount of Leadership Funds the State Set Aside to Prepare Students for Non-Traditional Careers
$70,000
Middle Grades That are Eligible for Perkins V Funding
6-8
Secondary Program Quality Indicator(s)
Work-based Learning
Program Completion
Other Program Quality Indicator
Readiness Coursework

Postsecondary Goals

Statewide Postsecondary Attainment Goal
66% Attainment for ages 25-64 by 2020
Statewide Postsecondary Attainment Progress
55.8%

ESSA Metrics

ESSA School Quality and Student Success Indicators

Utah’s SQSS indicator includes a Postsecondary Readiness indicator. Points are allocated for the readiness coursework metric in proportion to the percentage of students who complete at least one of the following: AP or IB courses, dual enrollment courses or a CTE pathway.

At the high school level, the postsecondary readiness indicator is weighted at 32.89 percent of the total score.