Vernal Jr High School



Vernal Jr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vernal Jr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 476
9 477
10 0
11 0
12 0

Vernal Jr High School is a public high school of the Uintah School District located in Vernal, UT. It has 953 students in grades 8th through 9th. Vernal Jr High School is the 120th largest public high school in Utah and the 6,150th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.2 to 1.

Total Students: 953
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.35

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Vernal Jr High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 510
(54%)
1,112
(52%)
 Female 443
(46%)
1,034
(48%)

Vernal Jr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 815
(86%)
1,870
(87%)
 Hispanic 77
(8%)
153
(7%)
 American Indian 35
(4%)
70
(3%)
 Two or More 22
(2%)
37
(2%)
 Black 4
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Vernal Jr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 626
(66%)
1,281
(60%)
 Not Eligible 211
(22%)
644
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 116
(12%)
221
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Vernal Jr High School is ranked 72nd out of 0 ranked schools in Utah, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vernal Jr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.9%) is higher than the state average of 57.9%. 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.

Vernal Jr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 810
2006 836
2007 873
2008 827
2009 827
2010 810
2011 870
2012 953

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.9
2006 23.6
2007 25.7
2008 13.9
2009 28.6
2010 27.5
2011 22.4
2012 24.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3283950617284
2006 N/A
2007 0.30011454753723
2008 0.31438935912938
2009 0.46553808948005
2010 0.46172839506173
2011 0.51724137931034
2012 0.77859391395593

Compare Vernal Jr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,188.3% 21.9:1
 
2,420.0% 24.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.9%
 
This School 77.9%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Vernal Jr High School
Vernal, UT
Public 08 - 09 953 24.2:1  
Ashley Valley Educ Center
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Public 08 - 12 93 29.6:1 1 miles
Uintah High School
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Uintah River High School
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Public 09 - 12 65 7.8:1 21 miles
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