Kearns Junior High School

  • Kearns Junior High School serves 593 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 26% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 25%.

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School Overview

  • Kearns Junior High School's student population of 593 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students593 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kearns Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kearns Junior High School is 0.62, 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#822 out of 932 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:123:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
49%
17%
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Black
3%
1%
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White
38%
75%
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Hawaiian
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.620.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGranite School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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