North Layton Junior High School

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North Layton Jr. High School
Address
1100 W 2000 N
Layton, Utah,
Coordinates 41°05′24″N 111°59′11″W / 41.09000°N 111.98639°W / 41.09000; -111.98639Coordinates: 41°05′24″N 111°59′11″W / 41.09000°N 111.98639°W / 41.09000; -111.98639
Information
Type Public, Junior High/Middle School
Principal Mrs. Kathryn Ashton
Grades 7-9
Enrollment 1083
Color(s) Orange, Black & White
Mascot Longhorn
Website

North Layton Junior High School is a Secondary School in Layton, Utah serving communities of North Layton, Northwest Layton and Hill Air Force Base. It is a part of Davis School District.

General[edit]

North Layton teaches grades 7 through 9. Class subjects include the following: Art, Social Studies, English, Reading Comprehension, Spanish, French, Health and Teen Living, General and Computer Technology, Biological and Physical Sciences, Special Education, Math, TLC and FACS, Band, Choir, Orchestra, and Physical Education. North Layton Jr. High's major athletic/academic rivals are North Davis Junior High School, Syracuse Junior High School, Sunset Junior High School and Central Davis Junior High School.

Administration[edit]

Current Administration[edit]

North Layton has one principal and three assistant principals.[1]

Principal: Mrs. Kathryn Ashton
Assistant Principal: Mr. John Downing
Assistant Principal: Mrs. Lorrie Barber

Assistant Principal: Mr. Sam Salinas

Custodians[edit]

North Layton has two full-time custodians and eight part-time custodians. The head custodian of 30+ years is Mr. Kevin Barker.

Sports[edit]

North Layton students compete at the Junior High-Middle School level. This means that they compete with other schools in their district and nowhere else.

Girls Volleyball (Aug.-Oct.)
Boys Basketball (Nov.-Dec.)
Girls Basketball (Jan.-Feb.)
Boys Wrestling (March–April)
Boys and Girls Track (April–May)

North Layton does not have a football, baseball, or soccer team. The Davis School District implemented a policy in the 1970s stating that no junior high or middle schools in the district are allowed to have football, soccer, or baseball teams due to the physical injury risk. Once students reach the 9th grade they are registered at Layton High School, Northridge High School or Clearfield High School and may participate in the aforementioned sports, but still attend classes in the North Layton Jr. High buildings

In the 2001 wrestling season the Longhorn boys wrestling were both Davis District Champions and Northend champions. Led by Coach Tim Porter.

Extra-Curricular[edit]

The school has many extra-curricular activities that are not physical sports. These activities include Student Government, National Junior Honor Society, National Academic League, Science Olympiad, MESA, School Musicals, Advanced Choir, Jazz Band and Cheerleading

Renovations and Additions[edit]

In 1995 Portable classrooms were added to the west and front of the school to accommodate growing class sizes.

A new wing was added in the year 2000 adjacent to the Gymnasium.

Uniform policies were adopted in 1998. They were discontinued at the end of the 2013-2014 year.

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