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Tooele Jr High School

Public | 7-8 | 823 students

 
 

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Posted January 6, 2010

Great School! Great teachers who I consider my friends and they care about the students and will work with a student!! The best school
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 22, 2009

Great School! Great Teachers! Great Classes! I've loved it!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted August 9, 2009

there should be a zero star. i hated this school. the teachers were mean, the kids were worse. on my first day someone punched me in theback and gave me a bruise. it is awful
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 20, 2009

this is the most awsome school in U.S.A. gooooooo roadrunners. oh and they taught me that thiobacillus is a germ
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 29, 2008

It's a Kool School, but not the best. Lame Dances, lack of class choies, Brats, the typical stuff any kid would say about her school/
—Submitted by a student


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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.

415 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2013.

415 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
70%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

419 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
65%
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.

409 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 77% in 2013.

416 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
59%
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

 
 
72%
Pre-Algebra

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

2010

 
 
53%
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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 85% 77%
Hispanic 14% 15%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Black 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
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 58%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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411 West Vine St
Tooele, UT 84074
Phone: (435) 833-1921

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