Mountain Ridge Junior High School

  • Mountain Ridge Junior High School serves 1,399 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Mountain Ridge Junior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 25%.

School Overview

  • Mountain Ridge Junior High School's student population of 1,399 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students1,399 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mountain Ridge Junior High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 943 schools in Utah (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mountain Ridge Junior High School is 0.21, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank#245 out of 943 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
17%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
89%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
2%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.210.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlpine School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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