West Jordan school information

IndexWest JordanUtahNational
Average Test Scores39%42%49%
Student/Teacher ratio24:121:116:1
Total public schools2080279,221
Total private schools611224,874
Total post-secondary schools2797,963
The West Jordan, UT educational system consists of 20 public schools, 6 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. West Jordan public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 7% lower than than the Utah average and 20% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Jordan public schools is 24:1, compared to 21:1 in Utah and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.9% have completed high school, 23.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Jordan are 20% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in West Jordan.
  • 87.7% of people in West Jordan have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.9% of people in West Jordan have completed high school.
  • 23.6% of people in West Jordan have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Jordan

IndexWest JordanUtahNational
Completed 8th grade87.7%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school86.9%88.6%83.0%
Completed some college64.1%68.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.1%41.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.6%31.7%30.3%
Completed masters6.4%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.4%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in West Jordan (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cedar Hills, UT10,24862%26%
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Draper, UT46,39956%13%
Holladay, UT30,79355%13%
West Jordan, UT110,92839%20%

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West Jordan, UT110,92839%20%
Source: The West Jordan, UT education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.