PROFICIENCY 40% 6% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
32%GRANITE DISTRICT
55%Taylorsville
42%Utah

Bennion Jr High is a school servicing grades 7 to 9 and is located in the district of "GRANITE DISTRICT" in Taylorsville, UT. There are a total of 977 students and n/a teachers at Bennion Jr High, for a student to teacher ratio of n/a. There are a total of 325 free lunch students and 104 reduced lunch students.

Bennion Jr High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 40.0%, which is 6% lower than the Utah average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students977
Teachers
Student/Teacher ration/a
Free lunch325
Reduced lunch104

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment96
Taking some courses82
Taking some courses (not tests)16
Passing some courses20
Passing no courses45

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Bennion Jr High, there are a total of 96 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 82 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All44%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
744%
844%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All36%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
735%
837%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Bennion Jr High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictUtahNational
Caucasian 69.2% 54.8% 75.9% 51.1%
African American 1.9% 3.1% 1.3% 15.9%
Asian 3.5% 4.3% 1.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 20.2% 31.6% 16.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 1.5% 1.1% 1.2%
Hawaiian 3.8% 3.7% 1.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 1.0% 2.2% 3.1%

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SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Bennion School33%0.5Taylorsville, UT
Calvin S. Smith School49%0.5Taylorsville, UT
Westbrook School33%0.9Taylorsville, UT
Fox Hills School50%1.3Taylorsville, UT
Taylorsville High30%1.4Taylorsville, UT
Hartvigsen School5%1.5Taylorsville, UT
Westland School53%1.5West Jordan, UT
West Jordan School33%1.5West Jordan, UT
Oquirrh School34%1.5West Jordan, UT
Vista School35%1.6Taylorsville, UT
Plymouth School18%1.7Taylorsville, UT
Arcadia School32%1.7Taylorsville, UT

Taylorsville demographics profile

StatisticTaylorsvilleUtahNational
Population30,7932,948,427318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,6293491
Median age39.230.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)67%60%55%
Speak English88%85%79%
Speak Spanish4%10%13%

Education level achieved in Taylorsville

IndexTaylorsvilleUtahNational
Completed 8th grade95.3%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school95.2%88.6%83.0%
Completed some college82.1%68.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree58.5%41.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors51.4%31.7%30.3%
Completed masters19.3%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.4%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.4%1.4%1.3%
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Source: The Bennion Jr High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.