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Alta High School
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  • Public
  • SANDY, UT

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade B
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

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Alta High School is an above average, public school located in SANDY, UT. It has 2,118 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 34% of students are at least proficient in math and 52% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
52%
Percent Proficient - Math
34%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1220
23 responses
Average ACT
26
376 responses
AP Enrollment
38%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$94,018
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,305
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$356,500
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 29 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 29 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 73 responses
  • Homecoming week and dances
    29%
  • Football Games
    27%
  • Sports events
    14%
  • Soccer games
    10%
  • Pep Rallies
    7%
  • Don't have one
    4%
  • School productions
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,118
Free or Reduced Lunch
17%
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 37 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 37 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 37 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$69,320
Teachers in First/Second Year
12.9%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 55 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 55 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 55 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,077 / year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 55 responses
47%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 55 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 55 responses

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