Joel P Jensen Middle School

Joel P Jensen Middle School serves 786 students in grades 7-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the UT average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Joel P Jensen Middle School operates within the Jordan School District.

Overview

The student population of 786 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-9
Total Students 786 students
Joel P Jensen Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Joel P Jensen Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Joel P Jensen Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 26:1 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 24:1 21:1
Joel P Jensen Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
2%
Joel P Jensen Middle School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
26%
16%
Joel P Jensen Middle School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
2%
1%
Joel P Jensen Middle School Black (1992-2013)
White
63%
77%
Joel P Jensen Middle School White (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
4%
1%
Two or more races
3%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Joel P Jensen Middle School Sch Ethnicity Joel P Jensen Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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 (1988-2013)
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.
75%
47%
Joel P Jensen Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
18%
11%
Joel P Jensen Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 87,813 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Jordan School District
Number of Schools
Managed
98
1
Number of Students Managed 87,813 668
Jordan  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $632 MM $4 MM
District Spending $668 MM $4 MM
District Revenue / Student $7,752 $6,813
Jordan  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,194 $7,783
Jordan  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is West Jordan High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hawthorn Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Columbia School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West JordanWest Jordan High School
    8136 South 2700 West
    West JordanUT 84088
    (801)256-5600
    0.5 mi | 1742 students | Gr. 10-12                      
  • West JordanColumbia School
    3505 West 7800 South
    West JordanUT 84088
    (801)280-3279
    0.6 mi | 714 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • West JordanWestvale School
    2300 West 8660 South
    West JordanUT 84088
    (801)565-7510
    1.1 mi | 698 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • West JordanWestland School
    2925 West 7180 South
    West JordanUT 84084
    (801)565-7508
    1.1 mi | 670 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • West JordanOquirrh School
    7165 South 3285 West
    West JordanUT 84084
    (801)565-7474
    1.2 mi | 713 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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