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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    D
Provo High School is a highly rated, public school located in Provo, UT. It has 1,945 students in grades 7-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 23 to 1. According to state test scores, 45% of students are at least proficient in math and 50% in reading.
Address
1125 N University Ave
Provo, UT 84604
Telephone
(801) 373-6550
Website

Provo High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
50%
Percent Proficient - Math
45%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1380
9 responses
Average ACT
26
202 responses
AP Enrollment
21%
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    B
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Cost of Living
    C
  4. Good for Families
    A-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$42,600
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$764
National
$949
Median Home Value
$214,800
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
81%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.31 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.31 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 104 responses
Report
  • Assemblies
    26%
  • Football Games
    20%
  • Basketball games
    15%
  • Dances
    13%
  • Choir Performances
    6%
  • Homecoming Week
    5%
  • Prom
    4%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,945
Free or Reduced Lunch
42%
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.39 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.39 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.39 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
23:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$70,200
Teachers in First/Second Year
21.7%
67%
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
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.55 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$7,333/ year
National
$12,239
79%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.52 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.52 responses
48%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.52 responses
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Provo High School Reviews

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The teachers heremare very experienced and care about your education, helping you to achieve your goals and are engaged in helping you learn through classroom instruction, hands on experiences, and projects that further your learning into certain subjects. The facility is very state of the art, and greatly helps the learning environment here. There are many resources for the students to use and help greatly to prepare students for college, including numerous Concurrent Enrollment, Distance Learning, and AP classes. The extra-curricular programs and clubs strive for inclusion, excellence, and integrity and help the students who participate become better citizens.
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Provo High School is a great school. The area which most requires improvement is building renovation, and they are building a new school this year! The teachers are all friendly and willing to help, as are most of the other students that attend the school. Because of PHS, I will be graduating high school with almost all my requirements for a college bachelors degree already met. I would highly recommend this school!
I love Provo High School very much! We are the most diverse school in Utah County with many ethnic groups, and we mesh very well together. We are unified in purpose and in school spirit, all due to amazing leaders and mentors. The student leadership in our school is all inclusive and they care deeply about the whole student body. I'm proud to call myself a bulldog and love the legacy our students are leaving on the world!