Joel P Jensen Middle School

  • Joel P Jensen Middle School serves 805 students in grades 7-9.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 25%.
  • Joel P Jensen Middle School operates within the Canyons School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 805 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students805 students
Joel P Jensen Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Joel P Jensen Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
Joel P Jensen Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by GradeJoel P Jensen Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(UT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ration/an/a
Joel P Jensen Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Joel P Jensen Middle School American Indian Students (1989-2014)
Asian
1%
2%
Joel P Jensen Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
27%
17%
Joel P Jensen Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
1%
1%
Joel P Jensen Middle School Black Students (1997-2015)
White
64%
75%
Joel P Jensen Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
3%
2%
Joel P Jensen Middle School Hawaiian Students (2011-2015)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Joel P Jensen Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsJoel P Jensen Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownUT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.520.41
Joel P Jensen Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
37%
30%
Joel P Jensen Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
10%
8%
Joel P Jensen Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Canyons School District's student population of 82,852 students has grown by 57% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $6,852 is higher than the state average of $6,581. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,688 is higher than the state average of $6,846. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District NameCanyons School District
Number of Schools
Managed
99
1
Number of Students Managed82,852615
Canyons School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$360 MM$4 MM
Canyons School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$404 MM$4 MM
Canyons School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$6,852$6,581
Canyons School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$7,688$6,846
Canyons School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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