FUN FACT FRIDAY: Welcome to the SUPERCAST podcast!

Jordan School District is excited to announce the debut of our first-ever podcast. It’s called the Supercast, hosted by Superintendent Anthony Godfrey. The Supercast will feature students, teachers, staff, parents and more as the Superintendent travels in schools throughout the District collecting interesting stories to tell and experiences to share. The Supercast will address topics important to parents. It is designed to educate, inform and hopefully even entertain you.

You can subscribe and listen to the Supercast through Apple Podcasts, Google Play Music, Spotify or your favorite podcast app. Join us on the Supecast.  Let’s have some fun and stay informed together.

FUN FACT FRIDAY: New Schools Bring Overcrowding Relief

Five new schools are now open in Jordan School District for the 2019-20 school year thanks to a 2016 voter approved bond. The new schools, along with district-wide boundary changes, have brought overcrowding relief to many of our schools. Here are examples of enrollments at some schools before and after boundary changes and new schools opening. Take a look.

Sept. 2019 Enrollment Chart

FUN FACT FRIDAY: More New Schools on the Way as Growth Continues

With the opening of five new schools on time and under budget for the 2019-20 school year, construction work doesn’t end.

As rapid growth continues in the District, two additional schools are set to open for the 2020-21 school year.

Construction is underway on a new elementary school in West Jordan at 8860 S. 6400 West. Masons are busy laying brick and they are hoping to have walls up before the winter season sets in. Site work continues at the new school as well. This elementary will be the same design as the new Ridge View and Mountain Point Elementary Schools.

The new Hidden Valley Middle School in Bluffdale is taking shape. The walls are up and windows in and they hope to have a roof in place before winter. This school is the same design as the new West Jordan Middle School.

FUN FACT FRIDAY: Five New Schools Set to Open On Time and Under Budget in Jordan School District as 2019-20 School Year Begins

Picture of new school cafeteriaIt has been a race to the finish as crews work to put the finishing touches on five new schools opening in Jordan School District for the 2019-20 school year. Having all the new schools ready to open and welcome students for the first day of school has been a huge undertaking. However, thanks to hard working staff, construction crews and principals who have spent countless hours making sure everything is ready – the doors to all five new schools will open on time and under budget.

The first new school to open is Mountain Ridge High School (Herriman) on Monday, August 19 at 7:30 a.m. This school is opening one year early.

On Tuesday, August 20, Mountain Point (Bluffdale) and Ridge View Elementary Schools (Herriman) open along with Mountain Creek Middle School (South Jordan) and the rebuild of West Jordan Middle School.

FUN FACT FRIDAY: No Increase in JSD School Breakfast or Lunch Costs for Ten Years Running

Once again, there will be no increase in breakfast and lunch costs at Jordan School District schools. For ten years in a row, the District’s Nutrition Services Department has managed to keep costs stable while increasing the quality and nutrition of meals.

Here are the costs for the 2019-20 school year:A student grabs an orange from a food cart.

  • Elementary Breakfast: $0.80
  • Elementary Lunch: $1.75
  • Secondary Breakfast: $1.00
  • Secondary Lunch: $2.00
  • Adults Breakfast: $2.00
  • Adults Lunch $3.30
  • Reduced Breakfast: $0.30
  • Reduced Lunch: $0.40

If you would like to see what is on the menu every day, Nutrislice is a way to access your child’s lunch and breakfast choices from a desktop computer or from your smartphone when you download the free Nutrislice app from the app store.

And now you can actually rate the food by giving your feedback – even leave comments. This will allow Nutrition Services staff to review meals and make adjustments based on your feedback.