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

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Utah County Academy of Sciences (UCAS) is a top rated, public, charter, magnet school located in Orem, UT. It has 396 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 36 to 1. According to state test scores, 67% of students are at least proficient in math and 77% in reading.

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Utah County Academy of Sciences (UCAS) Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
77%
Percent Proficient - Math
67%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1310
20 responses
Average ACT
27
240 responses
AP Enrollment
No data available  

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$64,590
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,034
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$272,000
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
97%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 32 responses
Poll
91%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 32 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 79 responses
  • School Dances
    28%
  • Falcon Fridays
    19%
  • Wednesday Lunch Time Activities
    11%
  • Doughnut eating contest
    9%
  • Ice Skating in January
    8%
  • Pie Eating Contests
    6%
  • School Wide Turkey Bowl
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
396
Free or Reduced Lunch
16%
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 39 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 39 responses
8%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 39 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
36:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.1%
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 52 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 52 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 52 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
29%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 49 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 49 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 49 responses

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