Bennion Jr High School



Bennion Jr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bennion Jr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 345
8 324
9 336
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bennion Jr High School is a public high school of the Granite School District located in Taylorsville, UT. It has 1,005 students in grades 7th through 9th. Bennion Jr High School is the 115th largest public high school in Utah and the 5,944th largest nationally.

Total Students: 1,005
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Bennion Jr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 519
(52%)
15,388
(52%)
 Female 486
(48%)
14,433
(48%)

Bennion Jr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 684
(68%)
16,124
(54%)
 Hispanic 216
(21%)
9,668
(32%)
 Asian 35
(3%)
1,333
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 34
(3%)
1,138
(4%)
 Black 20
(2%)
919
(3%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
210
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
429
(1%)

Bennion Jr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 571
(57%)
13,375
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 318
(32%)
13,565
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 116
(12%)
2,881
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Bennion Jr High School is ranked 58th out of 317 ranked schools in Utah, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bennion Jr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 34.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bennion Jr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 985
2006 993
2007 1077
2008 1024
2009 984
2010 1007
2011 965
2012 959
2013 985
2014 977
2015 1005

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.5
2006 21.7
2007 27.4
2008 11
2009 23.1
2010 22.9
2011 23.5
2012 25.4
2013 22.9
2014 N/A
2015 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24568527918782
2006 0.010070493454179
2007 0.28505106778087
2008 0.1337890625
2009 0.3719512195122
2010 0.37735849056604
2011 0.4559585492228
2012 0.67778936392075
2013 0.37157360406091
2014 0.43909928352098
2015 0.4318407960199

Compare Bennion Jr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
964.9% 9.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.0%
 
This School 43.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Bennion Jr High School
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Public 07 - 09 1,005 -1:1  
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Private 09 - 12 720 11:1 10 miles
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