Alta High School in Sandy, UT - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    10-12
  • Students
    2,526
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    268 3.6
  • Ranking

Alta High School is a public school in Sandy, Utah. It has 2,526 students in grades 10-12. According to state standards, 86% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 268 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

11055 South 1000 East
Sandy, UT 84094
(801) 826-5600

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 268 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: Dont do sports but they seem super nice
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: Good teacher and good teaching skills
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: When I went to Alta High School it needed a couple updates but other than that it was a fine school.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I never understood how people hated high school so much, this really was a decent school.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Food: The pizza was always continent, and had a shorter line. The main dishes were ok normally, but sketchy other times.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

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St. John the Baptist Middle School Private, Religious
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St. John the Baptist Elementary School Private, Religious
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Kids Etc. Preschool Private
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Crescent View Middle School 1 mi. 1,418
3.00 Jordan High School 2 mi. 1,731
3.00 Hillcrest High School 5 mi. 1,594
2.66 Brighton High School 5 mi. 1,692
3.00 Bingham High School 5 mi. 2,388

Around Alta High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Male 52%
Female 47%

Student Diversity

Alta High School United States Bingham High School Brighton High School Crescent View Middle School Hillcrest High School Jordan High School
White 90.0% 51.6% 84.0% 86.0% 84.0% 71.0% 76.0%
Hispanic 4.0% 24.5% 5.0% 5.0% 7.0% 16.0% 12.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.7% 1.0% 2.0% 1.0% 4.0% 2.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.6% 3.0% 2.0% 4.0% 3.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1.0%
African American 0% 15.2% 0% 1.0% 0% 1.0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 2.0% 0% 0% 0% 1.0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 10 32.5%
Grade 11 35.3%
Grade 12 32.1%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 64% Yes
  • 20% Not sure.
  • 16% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 29% All of the above
  • 26% Sports
  • 23% Clubs
  • 16% Music
  • 6% People

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 33% Very clicky groups
  • 26% Negative attitudes of students you can't change
  • 11% The new Advisory period
  • 11% All of the construction
  • 11% The small amount of time to have lunch
  • 7% Nothing it is amazing

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 20 responses

  • 60% Spirit
  • 20% Athletics
  • 10% Kindness to everyone and each other
  • 10% Top notch music program

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 45% Spirited
  • 25% Athetics
  • 20% Supportive
  • 10% The best!

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 50% Don't be afraid to get involved
  • 41% Join clubs or teams. get involved
  • 9% Live through every minutes because it's awesome

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 9% I love everything about this school.
  • 73% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 18% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.