Thomas Jefferson Junior High School

  • Thomas Jefferson Junior High School serves 706 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (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 25% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Thomas Jefferson 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.

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School Overview

  • Thomas Jefferson Junior High School's student population of 706 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students706 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas Jefferson 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 Thomas Jefferson Junior High School is 0.57, 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#868 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio (17-18)15:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
40%
17%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
52%
75%
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Hawaiian
4%
2%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
Diversity Score0.570.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
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

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