West Jordan High School in West Jordan, UT - Niche

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West Jordan High School is a public school in West Jordan, Utah. It has 1,701 students in grades 10-12. According to state standards, 60% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 211 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

8136 South 2700 West
West Jordan, UT 84088
(801) 256-5600

Ratings and Reviews
3.7 from 211 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Academics: It's not horrible but its not great
    • Niche User
    • 2
    Student Culture & Diversity: As most schools in utah there is heavy mormon influence. Which means if your not mormon you will have a hard time fitting in, thats putting it lightly.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: High school was an okay experience for me. It mostly taught me things that will help me become a better person and reach my goals later on in life but the students at my school are just genuinely nice and kind people. They are always worried about each other. All the students due what they can to make my school a better and safer place
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers at my school are great leaders. They are very concerned on all of their students performance and they will do everything they can to help a student pass the class. Almost all the teachers are willing to help students with their work even if they are not in any of the classes they teach, they just want to do whatever they can to help students pass and graduate.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: Don't do well against other schools. But there's still great school spirit and involvement

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Bingham High School 3 mi. 2,380
2.66 Taylorsville High School 4 mi. 1,671
2.66 Copper Hills High School 3 mi. 2,520
2.33 Kearns High School 4 mi. 1,553
3.33 Jordan High School 4 mi. 2,195

Around West Jordan High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 47%
Male 52%

Student Diversity

West Jordan High School United States Bingham High School Copper Hills High School Jordan High School Kearns High School Taylorsville High School
White 65.0% 51.0% 82.0% 69.0% 74.0% 53.0% 60.0%
Hispanic 24.0% 25.0% 7.0% 22.0% 15.0% 37.0% 25.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 3.0% 3.0% 4.0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 2.0% 0.4% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0% 3.0% 4.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 4.0%
African American 1.0% 15.0% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 0%


Grade 10 34.6%
Grade 11 34.6%
Grade 12 30.7%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 38 responses

  • 66% Yes
  • 24% Not sure.
  • 11% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 32 responses

  • 24% English and history teachers are the best
  • 21% The love for our school
  • 16% Students want to be there
  • 16% All the music teachers
  • 10% The counseling center and AIP
  • 9% The art teachers
  • 4% Mr. Stevens, Mr. Minor, Mr. Withers, & Mr. Pelton

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 37% We aren't the best at sports
  • 15% Administration doesn't care about the average kids
  • 15% People aren't extremely friendly
  • 11% Nothing
  • 11% Dominant religious group t
  • 7% The lunch room is in the middle of the school
  • 4% Lots of cliques

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 31 responses

  • 23% Happy environment
  • 19% Students
  • 13% The mascot
  • 13% Diversity
  • 10% School spirit
  • 6% The teachers
  • 6% How helpful they are in the counseling center
  • 6% Nicer building and community
  • 3% Sports

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 31 responses

  • 68% It's a great day to be a jaguar
  • 16% Average
  • 16% It's just high school

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 82% Get involved
  • 18% Dont get caught in the wrong crowd

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 29 responses

  • 21% I love everything about this school.
  • 72% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 7% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.