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North Ogden Jr High School

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Posted January 6, 2014

I am a 9th grader and I love this school. Compared to any other it is the bomb!!! Great people, great staff, great choir program. This school has some of the best lunch ladies in the district. There are teachers who come from other schools and come to our school because we have district renowned lunch cooks. If your questioning whether or not to move here what are you doing? You should already be here! <3


Posted January 15, 2012

North Ogden Junior High is such a great school with high standards. I appreciate all of the wecoming people there. :)


Posted May 19, 2011

This school is so clean and awesome. I don't think that any school could be more united and kind than this one. Everyone there is very welcoming and open to everyone. New kid? Whatever. BFFs now. transfer student? we'll help you to get on track! If you have to choose any school for the "kindest school" award, it would definately be this one.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 13, 2011

North ogden junior high school is a very well maintained school. it is very good. :)


Posted February 7, 2010

Lacks diversity on all levels. Teachers are very close minded and I have run into problems with chauvinism and religious persecution.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2009

North Ogden Junior High took a shy, average student (my son) and through coaching and activities and never-ending patient from the teachers and Ms. Sanders, the counselor, and turned him into a high honors student. He's taken up hobbies--running, cooking, band, choir and math--he never showed interest in before. Thanks to their social skills club, he's made friends and even helps the students who struggle. None of this happened at his earlier schools. NOJH has taken a nervous weed and helped him blossom into a rose that just keeps growing higher every quarter.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 8, 2008

My son completed 2 1/2 years at NOJH and I really am glad we bought our home in this school district. The staff is great and I think the sports program is great.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 27, 2004

This school has to many white pepole it needs color pepole.
—Submitted by a former student


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 84% in 2013.

239 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2013.

240 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
55%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

228 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
90%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 90% in 2013.

231 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 77% in 2013.

227 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
84%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 88% in 2013.

234 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
88%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 56% in 2010.

2010

 
 
80%
Pre-Algebra

The state average for Pre-Algebra was 67% in 2010.

2010

 
 
57%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 91% 77%
Hispanic 5% 15%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Black 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 35%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

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Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Performance stage
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Drama

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Performance stage
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Drama
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575 East 2900 North
Ogden, UT 84414
Phone: (801) 452-4800

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