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Advocacy, Facts and Statistics


Adult Education Return on Investment
Per pupil cost to educate 21,005 adult education students equals $411.

Adult Education Facts
4,030 youth 16-19 years of age were enrolled in adult education across the state during the 2011-2012 program year. That is equivalent to three “large school” K-12 graduation classes.

Adult Education in Utah
Each year Utah adult education programs prepare over 21,000 students from diverse backgrounds and abilities for better lives.

Advocacy Contact List
Contacts by district area representation.

Utah Adult Education Service by County
Identifies by county, total number of Utahns age 25 and over without a high school diploma and total Utahns served by Adult Education.

Adult Education Performance Review
Adult Education in Utah consist of programs and services to assist individuals 16 years of age and older who have discontinued public education enrollment or whose high school class has graduated and who do not have a high school diploma. Adults needing English language acquisition and those with or without a high school diploma needing basic skills development are also eligible.

Economic Effects of Adult Education in Utah
An Adult Education cost-benefit analysis conducted by Dr. Richard Fowles of the University of Utah.

Facts and Statistics

Utah Profile of Adult Learners 2008
How does education pay off for Utah? Working-age residents with college degrees are 14 percent more likely to participate in the workforce than those with less than a high school diploma.

United States Profile of Adult Education Target Population

Utah Profile of Adult Education Target Population

Who Benefits from Adult Education
Adult Education programs serve students according to eligibility criteria.

Adult Education Fact Sheet
Adult Education promotes programs in Adult Basic Education (ABE), Adult High School Completion (AHSC), English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and General Educational Development (GED®).

Congressional Report
Review participant status, enrollment, retention and completion, etc.

Growth Trends in Utah Adult Education
Review growth statistics of Utah Adult Education.

NRS Reports July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013

Utah Adult Education Report Cards
Review district and community-based organization report cards.


The adult education programs of Utah do not discriminate in its programs based on race, color, national origin, sex or disabilities.