Weber School District, Utah

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Weber School District is a school district in Utah.

About the district

Location

Weber School District is located in Weber County, UT
Weber School District is located in Ogden, Utah, which is also a seat of Weber County, Utah. According to the 2010 US Census, Weber County is home to 231,236 residents.[1]

Demographics

In terms of graduation rate, average household income and poverty rate, Weber County underperformed in these areas. The graduation rate was 88.8% compared to 90.6% statewide. The average household income was $54,666 compared to $57,783 in the entire state. Weber County had a poverty rate of 11.8%, while the poverty rate for Utah was 11.4%.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2010[1]
Race Weber County (%) Utah (%)
White 93.1 91.8
Hispanic or Latino 17.2 13.3
Black or African American 1.6 1.3
Asian 1.5 2.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.2 1.5
Two or More Races 2.4 2.3

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin, not a race. Therefore, the Census allows citizens to report both their race and that they are from a "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin simultaneously. As a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table will exceed 100 percent. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one or two tenths off from being exactly 100 percent.[2]

Superintendent

The current superintendent of Weber School District is Dr. Jeff Stephens, who was appointed in April 2011. Dr. Stephens received his Bachelor of Science Degree and Master of Education Degree from Weber State University; his Administrative/Supervisory Endorsement in 1993 and received his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Utah State University in 1994. He has served numerous posts in the district including teacher, assistant principal and other administrative duties.[3]

School board

The Weber School Board consists of seven members, each elected from a school board precinct. They are elected in November and their term begins on the first Monday in January following the election. They are elected to four year terms.[4]

Weber School Board
Member Role Precinct # Term Ends
Brent Richardson Board President Precinct 3 2014
Jon Ritchie Board Vice President Precinct 7 2016
Richard Favero Board member Precinct 4 2016
Sharilyn Gerber Board member Precinct 2 2014
Scott Hansen Board member Precinct 6 2014
Douglas Hurst Board member Precinct 5 2016
Dean Oborn Board Member Precinct 1 2014

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