West Jordan Middle School

  • West Jordan Middle School serves 879 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (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 33% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the Utah state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 25%.

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School Overview

  • West Jordan Middle School's student population of 879 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students879 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Jordan Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Jordan Middle School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.30. 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 932 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
32%
17%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
60%
75%
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Hawaiian
1%
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 Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score0.540.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
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 Majestic School
    Grades: K-6 | 309 students
    0.1 miles
    7430 S 1700 W
    West Jordan, UT 84084
    (801)565-7458
    0.1 K-6 309
  • West Jordan Heartland School
    Grades: K-6 | 639 students
    0.7 miles
    1451 W 7000 S
    West Jordan, UT 84084
    (801)565-7533
    0.7 K-6 639
  • West Jordan West Jordan School
    Grades: K-6 | 479 students
    0.8 miles
    7220 S 2370 W
    West Jordan, UT 84084
    (801)565-7506
    0.8 K-6 479
  • 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 High School
    Grades: 10-12 | 1776 students
    1.2 miles
    8136 S 2700 W
    West Jordan, UT 84088
    (801)256-5600
    1.2 10-12 1776

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