Valley Jr High School



Valley Jr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valley Jr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 309
8 315
9 304
10 0
11 0
12 0

Valley Jr High School is a public high school of the Granite School District located in West Valley City, UT. It has 928 students in grades 7th through 9th. Valley Jr High School is the 125th largest public high school in Utah and the 6,311th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.3 to 1.

Total Students: 928
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.25

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Valley Jr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 504
(54%)
15,022
(51%)
 Female 424
(46%)
14,250
(49%)

Valley Jr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 382
(41%)
16,928
(58%)
 Hispanic 373
(40%)
8,445
(29%)
 Pacific Islander 56
(6%)
1,046
(4%)
 Asian 51
(5%)
1,426
(5%)
 Black 44
(5%)
821
(3%)
 American Indian 21
(2%)
432
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
174
(1%)

Valley Jr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 778
(84%)
18,123
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 147
(16%)
3,533
(12%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
7,616
(26%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Valley Jr High School is ranked 38th out of 0 ranked schools in Utah, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valley Jr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.7%) is significantly 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.

Valley Jr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 908
2006 997
2007 1124
2008 1001
2009 879
2010 898
2011 889
2012 928

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.1
2006 22.3
2007 25.5
2008 9.9
2009 22.8
2010 22.8
2011 23.5
2012 24.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48017621145374
2006 0.013039117352056
2007 0.52935943060498
2008 0.30569430569431
2009 0.70648464163823
2010 0.65256124721604
2011 0.82789651293588
2012 0.99676724137931

Compare Valley Jr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,188.3% 21.9:1
 
2,430.0% 24.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.9%
 
This School 99.7%
 

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