West Jordan High School

  • West Jordan High School serves 1,776 students in grades 10-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (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 29% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • West Jordan 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 25%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • West Jordan High School's student population of 1,776 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,776 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Jordan High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Jordan High School is 0.55, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank#799 out of 943 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
29%
17%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
61%
75%
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Hawaiian
3%
2%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Jordan High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.550.42
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Graduation Rate
85%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJordan School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Jordan Joel P Jensen Middle School
    Grades: 7-9 | 873 students
    0.5 miles
    8105 S 3200 W
    West Jordan, UT 84088
    (801)412-2850
    0.5 7-9 873
  • West Jordan Westvale School
    Grades: K-6 | 613 students
    0.8 miles
    2300 W 8660 S
    West Jordan, UT 84088
    (801)565-7510
    0.8 K-6 613
  • West Jordan Columbia School
    Grades: K-6 | 613 students
    1.0 miles
    3505 W 7800 S
    West Jordan, UT 84088
    (801)280-3279
    1.0 K-6 613
  • West Jordan South Valley School Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 127 students
    1.1 miles
    8400 S 1700 W
    West Jordan, UT 84088
    (801)565-7592
    1.1 9-12 127
  • West Jordan West Jordan School
    Grades: K-6 | 479 students
    1.1 miles
    7220 S 2370 W
    West Jordan, UT 84084
    (801)565-7506
    1.1 K-6 479

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