Joel P Jensen Middle School

Joel P Jensen Middle School serves 797 students in grades 7 - 9.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the UT average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 24%.
Joel P Jensen Middle School operates within the Canyons School District.

School Overview

The student population of 797 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 44% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-9
Total Students 797 students
Joel P Jensen Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Joel P Jensen Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Joel P Jensen Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Joel P Jensen Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (UT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 24:1
Joel P Jensen Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Joel P Jensen Middle School American Indian Students (1989-2014)
Asian
1%
2%
Joel P Jensen Middle School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
28%
16%
Joel P Jensen Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
1%
1%
Joel P Jensen Middle School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
62%
76%
Joel P Jensen Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Hawaiian
3%
1%
Joel P Jensen Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Joel P Jensen Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Joel P Jensen Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown UT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.54 0.28
Joel P Jensen Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
42%
29%
Joel P Jensen Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
15%
8%
Joel P Jensen Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 53,355 students has decreased by 34% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,361 is higher than the state average of $6,581. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,259 is higher than the state average of $6,846. The district spending/student has grown by 36% over four years.
School District Name Canyons School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
1
Number of Students Managed 53,355 645
Canyons  School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $360 MM $4 MM
Canyons  School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $404 MM $4 MM
Canyons  School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $7,361 $6,581
Canyons  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,259 $6,846
Canyons  School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is West Jordan High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hawthorn Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Columbia School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West JordanWest Jordan High School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 10-12 | 1701 students8136 South 2700 West
    West JordanUT 84088
    (801)256-5600
    0.510-121701
  • West JordanColumbia School
    0.6 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 668 students3505 West 7800 South
    West JordanUT 84088
    (801)280-3279
    0.6KG-6668
  • West JordanWestland School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 660 students2925 West 7180 South
    West JordanUT 84084
    (801)565-7508
    1.1KG-6660
  • West JordanWestvale School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 675 students2300 West 8660 South
    West JordanUT 84088
    (801)565-7510
    1.1KG-6675
  • West JordanOquirrh School
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 716 students7165 South 3285 West
    West JordanUT 84084
    (801)565-7474
    1.2KG-6716

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