Financial Facts from the Board: Long-Term Debt Per Student

Did you know Jordan is well below the State average in long-term debt per student?
When you look at long-term debt per student, Jordan is well below the State average at $4,834 per student. The State average is $9,420 per student. Jordan is also well below some of our surrounding districts when it comes to long-term debt per student.

Long-Term Debt per Student

Neighboring District Long-Term Debt per Student

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Financial Facts from the Board: Jordan Stands Alone with Enrollment Growth in Salt Lake County

Did you know Jordan is the only growing school district in Salt Lake County?
Over the last decade, Jordan saw an additional 7,259 students enrolled. In contrast, enrollments at all other Salt Lake County school districts have declined.

Enrollment Growth

10-Year School District Enrollment Growth: Oct. 1, 2011 – Oct 1, 2021

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Financial Facts from the Board: District Growth

Did you know Jordan School District is one of the fastest growing school districts in the State?
Projections show that Jordan anticipates an increase of 3,631 students in the next seven years. To house all those students, we’d need the equivalent of four elementary schools or 145 portables.

Enrollment Projections

Enrollment Projections 2022 – 2029

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Financial Facts from the Board: Extra Funding from the State

Did you know the State gives extra funding to Districts like Jordan which have a smaller tax base per student?
This is money that comes from State equalization programs. The programs exist to ensure students have some minimal funding equity across school districts.

The State gives extra funding to district’s like Jordan. But even with the additional State funding we receive, Jordan is nearly lowest in the entire state in per student operations funding, just three districts are lower.

tax yield contributions per student

Estimated Voted/Board Local Tax Yields & State Contributions Per Student – All School Districts

Tax Yield Contributions Per Student

Estimated Voted/Board Local Tax Yields & State Contributions Per Student

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Financial Facts from the Board: Tax Yield Per Student For Operations

Did you know the portion of the tax yield per student available for operations like utilities and teacher salaries in Jordan is near the bottom statewide?
Jordan School District’s yield is $982 per student, well below the state average tax yield per student, which is $2,115.

Estimated Voted & Board Local Tax Yield Per Student FY22

Estimated Voted & Board Local Tax Yield Per Student FY22

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