South Jordan school information

IndexSouth JordanUtahNational
Average Test Scores46%42%49%
Student/Teacher ratio26:121:116:1
Total public schools880279,221
Total private schools111224,874
Total post-secondary schools1797,963
The South Jordan, UT educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. South Jordan public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 8% higher than than the Utah average and 7% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of South Jordan public schools is 26:1, compared to 21:1 in Utah and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.2% have completed high school, 40.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in South Jordan are 7% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in South Jordan.
  • 95.3% of people in South Jordan have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.2% of people in South Jordan have completed high school.
  • 40.1% of people in South Jordan have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in South Jordan

IndexSouth JordanUtahNational
Completed 8th grade95.3%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school95.2%88.6%83.0%
Completed some college80.0%68.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.8%41.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors40.1%31.7%30.3%
Completed masters14.3%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cedar Hills, UT10,24862%26%
Highland, UT17,54459%20%
Alpine, UT10,12956%13%
Draper, UT46,39956%13%
Holladay, UT30,79355%13%
South Jordan, UT62,75146%7%

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South Jordan, UT62,75146%7%
Source: The South 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.