Weber School District, Utah
About the district
LocationOgden, Utah, which is also a seat of Weber County, Utah. According to the 2010 US Census, Weber County is home to 231,236 residents.
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%.
|Racial Demographics, 2010|
|Race||Weber County (%)||Utah (%)|
|Hispanic or Latino||17.2||13.3|
|Black or African American||1.6||1.3|
|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 100.0%. Each column will add up to 100.0% after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages.
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.
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.
|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|
- U.S. Census, "Quick Facts: Weber County," accessed September 16, 2013
- United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
- Weber School District, "Superintendency," accessed September 17, 2013
- Weber School District, "School District Organization," accessed September 17, 2013