John F. Kennedy Junior High School

John F. Kennedy Junior High School serves 983 students in grades 7 - 9.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the UT average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 24%.
John F. Kennedy Junior High School operates within the Granite School District.

School Overview

The student population of 983 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-9
Total Students 983 students
John F. Kennedy Junior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % John F. Kennedy Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
John F. Kennedy Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade John F. Kennedy Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 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 22:1 24:1
John F. Kennedy Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
4%
2%
John F. Kennedy Junior High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
47%
16%
John F. Kennedy Junior High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
2%
1%
John F. Kennedy Junior High School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
39%
76%
John F. Kennedy Junior High School White Students (1989-2013)
Hawaiian
8%
1%
John F. Kennedy Junior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
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.
0.62 0.28
John F. Kennedy Junior High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
53%
29%
John F. Kennedy Junior High 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.
10%
8%
John F. Kennedy Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Granite School District's student population of 70,407 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $7,021 is higher than the state average of $6,581. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $7,133 is higher than the state average of $6,846. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four years.
School District Name Granite School District
Number of Schools
Managed
93
1
Number of Students Managed 70,407 645
Granite  School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $496 MM $4 MM
Granite  School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $504 MM $4 MM
Granite  School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $7,021 $6,581
Granite  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $7,133 $6,846
Granite  School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Hunter High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kearns Junior High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Academy Park School (0.4 miles away)
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