American Fork Junior High School

  • American Fork Junior High School serves 1,898 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • American Fork Junior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 25%.

Top Placements

American Fork Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Utah for:

School Overview

  • American Fork Junior High School's student population of 1,898 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students1,898 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • American Fork Junior High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 932 schools in Utah (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of American Fork Junior High School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank#257 out of 932 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in American Fork Junior High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
17%
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Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in American Fork Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
89%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
2%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in American Fork Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.200.30
This chart display the diversity score of American Fork Junior High School and the public school average diversity score of Utah by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in American Fork Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Utah by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlpine School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • American Fork Forbes School
    Grades: K-6 | 517 students
    0.4 miles
    281 N 200 E
    American Fork, UT 84003
    (801)610-8705
    0.4 K-6 517
  • American Fork Shelley School
    Grades: PK-6 | 893 students
    0.5 miles
    602 N 200 W
    American Fork, UT 84003
    (801)610-8718
    0.5 PK-6 893
  • American Fork Alpine Online School
    Grades: K-8 | 213 students
    0.6 miles
    575 N 100 E
    American Fork, UT 84003
    (801)756-8400
    0.6 K-8 213
  • American Fork Greenwood School
    Grades: PK-6 | 644 students
    0.6 miles
    50 E 200 S
    American Fork, UT 84003
    (801)610-8708
    0.6 PK-6 644
  • American Fork American Fork High School
    Grades: 10-12 | 2320 students
    1.0 miles
    510 N 600 E
    American Fork, UT 84003
    (801)610-8800
    1.0 10-12 2320

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American Fork Junior High is an amazing school to attend. I just wish that they would rebuild part of the school considering it is pretty old.
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