Bennion Junior High School

  • Bennion Junior High School serves 977 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (which is equal to the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 42% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 25%.

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School Overview

  • Bennion Junior High School's student population of 977 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students977 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bennion Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bennion Junior High School is 0.48, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank#578 out of 932 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bennion Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
20%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bennion Junior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bennion Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
69%
75%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bennion Junior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
5%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Bennion Junior High School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bennion Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.480.30
This chart display the diversity score of Bennion Junior High School and the public school average diversity score of Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bennion Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bennion Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Utah by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGRANITE DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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