West Jordan High School in West Jordan, UT - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    10-12
  • Students
    1,701
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    231 3.7
  • Ranking

West Jordan High School is a public coed 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 231 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 231 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Health & Safety: It's good, I guess. I don't know. I didn't have good health, but the school itself was healthy and clean. I never felt unsafe except that one time.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: I wasn't really involved in extracurriculars, but I had a lot of friends who were and loved them. Sports especially were well supported, even by the teachers
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: I would say it is just an average school, but I loved it. I think you can find both the good and the bad at every school, but I was very immersed in the good. I had teachers who cared for me like a parent and I learned and grew a lot
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Teachers: I took a lot of AP and concurrent enrollment classes, so my teachers went above and beyond and were fantastic.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Student Culture & Diversity: I was active in athletics and participated in many social activities.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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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

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

Gender

Gender
Female 47%
Male 52%

Student Diversity

West Jordan High School United States Utah Bingham High School Copper Hills High School Jordan High School Kearns High School Taylorsville High School
White 65.0% 51.0% 76.2% 82.0% 69.0% 74.0% 53.0% 60.0%
Hispanic 24.0% 25.0% 16.2% 7.0% 22.0% 15.0% 37.0% 25.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 2.0% 3.0% 3.0% 4.0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 2.0% 0.4% 1.5% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0% 3.0% 4.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 1.6% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 4.0%
African American 1.0% 15.0% 1.3% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 1.2% 0% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
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 43 responses

  • 70% Yes
  • 21% Not sure.
  • 9% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 37 responses

  • 23% English and history teachers are the best
  • 21% The love for our school
  • 15% Students want to be there
  • 14% All the music teachers
  • 9% The counseling center and AIP
  • 7% The art teachers
  • 6% Student Pride
  • 5% 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 35 responses

  • 20% Happy environment
  • 17% Students
  • 14% Diversity
  • 14% School spirit
  • 11% The mascot
  • 9% 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 36 responses

  • 72% It's a great day to be a jaguar
  • 14% Average
  • 14% 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 34 responses

  • 21% I love everything about this school.
  • 74% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 6% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.