Highland Junior High School

325 Gramercy Ave
Ogden, UT 84404
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 812 students in grades 7-9, Highland Junior High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 18% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 43%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the Utah state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 28% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Enrollment: 812 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • : Bottom 50% in UT
  • : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • : 18% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Highland Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Utah for:

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School Overview

Highland Junior High School's student population of 812 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-9
Total Students
812 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Junior High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 975 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Highland Junior High School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (UT)
#940 out of 975 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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(20-21)
12%
39%
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(20-21)
18%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
22:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
61%
19%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
33%
72%
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Hawaiian
n/a
2%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
9%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Highland Junior High School's ranking?
Highland Junior High School is ranked #940 out of 975 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Utah.
What schools are Highland Junior High School often compared to?
Highland Junior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mound Fort Junior High School, Mount Ogden Junior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% UT state average), while 18% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% UT state average).
How many students attend Highland Junior High School?
812 students attend Highland Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Highland Junior High School students are Hispanic, 33% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland Junior High School?
Highland Junior High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is lower than the Utah state average of 22:1.
What grades does Highland Junior High School offer ?
Highland Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-9
What school district is Highland Junior High School part of?
Highland Junior High School is part of Ogden City School District.

School Reviews

1   2/20/2020
It's a school of struggling students with failed leadership from the admin down to the teachers. It needs much needed restructuring and needs to focus more on mental health than can the grades and wellbeing of the school improve.
- Posted by Administrator - Mrs Hiklberry

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Enrollment: 812 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • : 18% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

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