North Layton Junior High School
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|North Layton Jr. High School|
|1100 W. 2000 N.
Layton, Utah 84041
|Type||Public, junior high/middle school|
|Student to teacher ratio||21:1|
|Color(s)||Orange, black and white|
|Website||North Layton Junior High School Website|
North Layton Junior High School is a secondary school in Layton, Utah, United States. It serves parts of northern and northwestern Layton and Hill Air Force Base. It is a part of the Davis School District. The current principal is Ed Campbell.
North Layton teaches grades 7 through 9. Class subjects include art, social studies, English, reading comprehension, Spanish, German, health and teen living, general and computer technology, integrated science (7th and 8th grades), biology, AP environmental, and Earth science (regular and honor courses), special education, math (regular and advanced courses), TLC and FACS, band, choir, orchestra, geography and AP geography, and physical education.
North Layton has one principal and three assistant principals.
- Principal: Ed Campbell
- Assistant Principal: Todd Hammond
- Assistant Principal: Lorrie Barber
North Layton has two full-time custodians and eight part-time custodians. The head custodian of 30+ years is Ryan Dowdle.
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 team was both Davis District Champions and Northend champions. They were led by Coach Tim Porter.
The school's extra-curricular activities include Student Government, National Junior Honor Society, National Academic League, eCybermission, MESA, School Musicals, Advanced Choir, Jazz Band, [[Robotics Club] Cheerleading Archery and Advanced Choir
Renovations and additions
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 2000, adjacent to the gymnasium.
Uniform policies were adopted in 1998. They were discontinued at the end of the 2013-2014 year.