Hunter Junior High School

6131 W 3785 S
West Valley City, UT 84120
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Hunter Junior High School serves 786 students in grades 7-8.
Hunter Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Hunter Junior High School's student population of 786 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students786 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)44 teachers
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School Comparison

Hunter Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Hunter Junior High School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall Testing Rank
#926 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a34:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
42%
17%
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Black
3%
1%
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White
44%
74%
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Hawaiian
3%
2%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.630.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGranite School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Hunter Junior High School is Leadership Academy Of Utah (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whittier School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Valley City Whittier School Math: 23% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 665 students
    0.3 miles
    3585 S 6000 W
    West Valley City, UT 84128
    (385) 646-5096
    0.3 PK-6 665
  • Clearfield Leadership Academy Of Utah Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 273 students
    0.7 miles
    1366 S. Legend Hills Dr. Ste.
    Clearfield, UT 84015
    (800) 200-6869
    0.7 6-12 273
  • West Valley City Douglas T. Orchard School Math: 36% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 571 students
    0.8 miles
    6744 W 3800 S
    West Valley City, UT 84128
    (385) 646-4954
    0.8 PK-6 571
  • West Valley City Hillside School Math: 29% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 631 students
    0.8 miles
    4283 S 6000 W
    West Valley City, UT 84128
    (385) 646-4870
    0.8 PK-6 631
  • West Valley City Mana Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-9 | 320 students
    0.8 miles
    2355 S Technology Drive
    West Valley City, UT 84119
    (801) 972-6262
    0.8 K-9 320

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