A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    A+
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    C
  9. Food
    C-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Karl G. Maeser Preparatory Academy is an elite, public, charter school located in Lindon, UT. It has 639 students in grades 7-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 53% of students are at least proficient in math and 62% in reading.
Address
320 W 600 S
Lindon, UT 84042
Telephone
(801) 235-9000

Karl G. Maeser Preparatory Academy Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
62%
Percent Proficient - Math
53%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1370
8 responses
Average ACT
28
86 responses
AP Enrollment
39%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
93%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.30 responses
Poll
87%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.30 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 70 responses
Report
  • Winterim
    31%
  • The spirit bowl/spirit week
    21%
  • Sports
    14%
  • Service Week
    10%
  • Extreme theatre
    9%
  • Debate
    4%
  • Extreme Choir
    4%

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
639
Free or Reduced Lunch
9%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.32 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.32 responses
47%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.32 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.34 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.34 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.34 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Expenses Per Student
$6,866/ year
National
$12,239
39%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.38 responses
24%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.38 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.38 responses
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Karl G. Maeser Preparatory Academy Reviews

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Karl G. Maeser Preparatory Academy is a prime example of the best thing an education can be. Almost every class is discussion based, the teachers are genuinely invested in the success of the student body, and the administration and faculty strives to provide students with opportunity.
The students that attend Karl G. Maeser Preparatory Academy are some of the best people I have had the opportunity to meet. There is limited to no bullying, everyone's views are considered, and everyone's experience is valued by their peers.
At Maeser, we believe that the separation of church state does not mean that an education should be amoral. We discuss right and wrong on a daily basis, along with how to seek and identify truth.
Under the slogan "Truth, Honor, Virtue" and the belief that "all education is self education" each student is encouraged to take ahold of their own education by taking opportunities to practice integrity and kindness.
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Karl Maeser is a very good school! It gives so many opportunities that a normal public school in Utah wouldn't offer you. The school is a liberal arts school and doesn't offer as very much in the STEM category. If you're looking for an English/history based education and love art things then this school is definitely for you! Although if you are more of a math or science guy I wouldn't particularly recommend this school. I would to see Maeser up their math and science game and maybe even add a couple of programming classes!
Karl G. Maeser is filled with motivated teachers and motivated students. Yes, it is tougher than your average high school but all the more worthwhile; you are surrounded by great peers and mentors. Plus, the winterim program means that you take almost the entire month of January off to do a big (and often really fun) project, either one provided by the school or an approved independent project. Yes!