Alta High School in Sandy, UT - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    10-12
  • Students
    2,411
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    277 3.6
  • Ranking

Alta High School is a public school in Sandy, Utah. It has 2,411 students in grades 10-12. According to state standards, 84% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 277 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

11055 S 1000 E
Sandy, UT
(801) 826-5600

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 277 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I loved the teachers and overall supportive feeling of the school.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Lots of school spirit with great teachers that really help you learn the material.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: The teacher were nice for the most part but well faced with difficult times the teachers were not very helpful.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Food: The food is edible, but few options are appealing.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: The administration has included an extra class period that is for the most part useless. The new advisory period does not help students. Most students use this time to socialize instead of learn.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

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Oxford Academy Private, Alternative
2.66 Crescent School Public
2.66 Juan Diego Catholic High School Private, Religious
St. John the Baptist Elementary School Private, Religious
St. John the Baptist Middle School Private, Religious
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Blessed Sacrament School Private, Religious
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3.66 Beehive Science & Technology Academy (BSTA) Public, Charter, Magnet
Grace Lutheran School Private, Religious
3.66 The Waterford School Private
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3.66 Summit Academy Public, Charter
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3.00 Albion Middle School Public
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2.00 Midvalley School Public
3.00 Hillcrest High School Public
2.66 South Jordan School Public
2.33 Midvale Middle School Public
2.66 Brighton High School Public
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2.33 Midvale School Public
American Heritage School of South Jordan Private
Montessori at Riverton School Private, Montessori
2.66 Butler Middle School Public
Stillwater Academy Private, Alternative
1.66 Open High School of Utah Public, Charter, Online
2.00 Riverside School Public
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3.00 Bingham High School Public
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3.00 Hawthorn Academy Public, Charter
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4.00 Academy for Math, Engineering & Science (AMES) Public, Charter, Magnet
2.66 Jordan Ridge Elementary School Public
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Jordan High School 2 mi. 1,724
3.00 Hillcrest High School 5 mi. 1,688
2.66 Brighton High School 5 mi. 1,670
3.00 Bingham High School 5 mi. 2,408
2.66 Cottonwood High School 7 mi. 1,578

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 Cottonwood High School Hillcrest High School Jordan High School
White 87.0% 51.0% 83.0% 85.0% 58.0% 67.0% 73.0%
Hispanic 5.0% 25.0% 7.0% 5.0% 21.0% 19.0% 14.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 3.0% 3.0% 0% 4.0% 4.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 1.0% 2.0% 9.0% 5.0% 2.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 2.0% 0% 2.0% 0% 2.0%
African American 0% 15.0% 0% 1.0% 5.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 1.0% 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 29 responses

  • 66% Yes
  • 21% Not sure.
  • 14% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 24% Sports
  • 20% Clubs
  • 20% All of the above
  • 15% Music
  • 9% People
  • 9% Advanced classes
  • 2% Robotics
  • 2% Engineering Program

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 32% Very clicky groups
  • 20% Negative attitudes of students you can't change
  • 12% The new Advisory period
  • 12% The small amount of time to have lunch
  • 12% All of the construction
  • 5% Nothing it is amazing
  • 5% Bullying problems

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 24 responses

  • 50% Spirit
  • 29% Athletics
  • 12% Top notch music program
  • 8% Kindness to everyone and each other

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 52% Spirited
  • 22% Athetics
  • 17% Supportive
  • 9% The best!

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 26 responses

  • 46% Don't be afraid to get involved
  • 42% Join clubs or teams. get involved
  • 12% Live through every minutes because it's awesome

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 7% I love everything about this school.
  • 80% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 13% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.