Vernal Middle School

  • Vernal Middle School serves 820 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is equal to the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Vernal Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 25%.

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School Overview

  • Vernal Middle School's student population of 820 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students820 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Vernal Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Vernal Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 932 schools in Utah (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Vernal Middle School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank
42%
26%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Vernal Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Utah by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Vernal Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Utah by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Vernal Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Vernal Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Vernal Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Vernal Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
85%
75%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Vernal Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Utah by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Vernal Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.270.29
This chart display the diversity score of Vernal Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Utah by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Vernal Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Utah by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vernal Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Utah by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUintah School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Vernal Naples School
    Grades: K-5 | 601 students
    0.1 miles
    1640 E 1900 S
    Vernal, UT 84078
    (435)781-3150
    0.1 K-5 601
  • Vernal Uintah Online School
    Grades: K-8 | 29 students
    0.1 miles
    635 W 200 S
    Vernal, UT 84078
    (435)781-3100
    0.1 K-8 29
  • Vernal Uintah Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 692 students
    0.3 miles
    161 N 1000 W
    Vernal, UT 84078
    (435)781-3130
    0.3 6-8 692
  • Vernal Ashley School
    Grades: K-5 | 653 students
    0.6 miles
    350 N 1150 W
    Vernal, UT 84078
    (435)781-3170
    0.6 K-5 653
  • Vernal Uintah Specialized Preschool Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 198 students
    0.7 miles
    250 S Vernal Ave
    Vernal, UT 84078
    (435)781-3125
    0.7 PK 198

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