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American Fork High School is a public school in American Fork-Pleasant Grove Township, Utah. It has 2,001 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 87% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 400 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

510 North 600 East
American Fork, UT 84003
(801) 756-8547

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 400 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: variety of sports, most are overlooked but there.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Teachers: many teachers make even dull subjects interesting
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: variety of clubs; DECA- great business club, fun
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Educational Outcomes: classes I didn't think about then have helped now
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Food: The food services have been good. Me personally don't eat school food so I wouldn't know. But this last year Michelle Obama has added all these healthy things to the lunch room and vending machines and I think less and less people are wanting the food.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
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3.66 Forbes Elementary School Public
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3.33 American Fork Junior High School Public
3.00 Greenwood Elementary School Public
3.33 Legacy Elementary School Public
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4.00 Lone Peak High School Public
3.66 Mountain Ridge Junior High School Public
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Liahona Preparatory Academy Private, Religious
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3.66 Pleasant Grove Junior High School Public
3.66 Highland Elementary School Public
John Hancock Charter School Public, Charter
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3.66 Central Elementary School Public
3.33 Lehi High School Public
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3.66 Timberline Middle School Public
3.66 Pleasant Grove High School Public
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.33 American Fork Junior High School 1 mi. 1,837
4.00 Lone Peak High School 2 mi. 2,211
3.66 Mountain Ridge Junior High School 2 mi. 1,339
3.66 Pleasant Grove Junior High School 2 mi. 1,446
3.33 Lehi High School 3 mi. 1,863

Around American Fork High School

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


Male 50%
Female 49%


Grade 9 0.8%
Grade 10 35.4%
Grade 11 34.9%
Grade 12 28.8%

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 38 responses

  • 82% Yes
  • 13% Not sure.
  • 5% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 17% Great school spirit
  • 15% Teachers are understanding
  • 15% Safe, fun atmosphere
  • 13% World class marching band
  • 12% Many opportunities to be involved
  • 11% Teachers are understanding for the most part.
  • 11% Variety of subjects taught, including Latin.
  • 5% New addition and gym
  • 1% Wonderful computer science classes

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 18% There is a hallway known as "The Birth Canal".
  • 13% Short lunch
  • 12% The auditorium is small with bad acoustics.
  • 12% If you're not in a group its hard to have friends
  • 10% Lack of diversity
  • 10% It's easy to feel excluded if you aren't LDS
  • 10% Parking is terrible, there are not enough spaces.
  • 6% Small Lunchroom
  • 4% There are four separate gymnasiums.
  • 3% As mentioned before, the layout is ridiculous.

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

  • 75% We have one of the top marching bands in the US
  • 12% A lot of the the buildings are new.
  • 4% It has the worst floor plan I have ever seen.

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

  • 26% Big
  • 22% Best school
  • 17% Full
  • 17% Religious
  • 13% Diverse
  • 4% Mormon

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 25% Don't be afraid to try new things.
  • 25% Just be you
  • 17% There is not much diversity
  • 12% Listen
  • 12% Actually do the readings.
  • 8% There will be a lot of cliques and groups

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding parent involvement at this school?     Based on 18 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Most parents at this school put too much pressure on their kids
  • Most parents at this school are very involved in their child's education
  • The PTA/PTO (i.e. parent groups) are very committed and have a positive impact on the school environment
  • Most parents at this school care about the success of all students, not just their own
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for school athletic events
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for non-athletic school events
  • The parents at this school have a very positive impact on the school's environment and culture
  • The parents at this school respect the opinions and judgements of teachers and administrators
  • Most parents at this school are really great parents.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 11% I love everything about this school.
  • 83% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 6% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.