Mountain Shadows School

5255 W 7000 S
West Jordan, UT 84084
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Mountain Shadows School serves 601 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Mountain Shadows 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 601 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in UT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mountain Shadows School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Utah for:

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School Overview

Mountain Shadows School's student population of 601 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
601 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Mountain Shadows School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 975 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mountain Shadows School is 0.58, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (UT)
Overall Testing Rank
#792 out of 975 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
30%
18%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
58%
73%
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Hawaiian
2%
2%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
25%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mountain Shadows School's ranking?
Mountain Shadows School is ranked #792 out of 975 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Utah.
What schools are Mountain Shadows School often compared to?
Mountain Shadows Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hayden Peak School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% UT state average), while 28% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% UT state average).
How many students attend Mountain Shadows School?
601 students attend Mountain Shadows School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Mountain Shadows School students are White, 30% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What grades does Mountain Shadows School offer ?
Mountain Shadows School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Mountain Shadows School part of?
Mountain Shadows School is part of Jordan School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 601 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

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