American Fork High School in American Fork, UT - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    2,113
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    522 3.8
  • Ranking

American Fork High School is a public coed school in American Fork, Utah. It has 2,113 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 90% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 522 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 522 reviews
Take our parent or student survey to add your review.

    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: It is a good overall environment, people are involved and want to succeed. However, there is a standard set by the predominant religion at the school that leaves you an outcast unless you participate in it.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: Just like at any school its hit and miss, but for the most part the teachers are friendly and are willing to help you, they don't look to go above and beyond, just make sure you put in the effort.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: The extracurricular's at American Fork High School are all wonderful, they are easily accessed and provided for. Many students find opportunities to involve their activities into their own life. Everyone is wanted and accepted into all regions of activities.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Parent involvement is a necessity for any successful school, and this one is no exception. The parent's here are committed to the success of the school and the students in it. The overall experience is wonderful here.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Teachers: The teacher's at American Fork High put in great effort, some more than others but that's the same at any school. We have the select few who inspire their students to reach above and beyond, but we also have a few who could be doing better. If you as the student put's in the effort, you can do great at this school.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.66 Barratt Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Forbes Elementary School Public, Coed
Dan W. Peterson School Public, Coed
3.66 American Fork Junior High School Public, Coed
3.66 Shelley Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Greenwood Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Legacy Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Lincoln Academy Public, Charter, Coed
2.66 Aristotle Academy Public, Charter, Coed
3.33 Odyssey Charter School Public, Charter, Coed
3.66 Deerfield Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Mount Mahogany Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Cedar Ridge Elementary School Public, Coed
4.00 Lone Peak High School Public, Coed
3.33 Manila Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Mountain Ridge Junior High School Public, Coed
2.66 Canyon Grove Academy Public, Charter, Coed
3.33 Liahona Preparatory Academy Private, Religious, Coed
3.66 Grovecrest Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Pleasant Grove Junior High School Public, Coed
4.00 John Hancock Charter School Public, Charter, Coed
3.66 Highland Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Freedom Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Central Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Lehi Junior High School Public, Coed
3.33 Lehi High School Public, Coed
3.66 Sego Lily Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Westfield Elementary School Public, Coed
4.00 Pleasant Grove High School Public, Coed
3.33 Mountainville Academy Public, Charter, Coed
3.66 Timberline Middle School Public, Coed
3.66 Ridgeline School Public, Coed
3.33 Renaissance Academy Public, Charter, Coed
3.33 Valley View Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Lehi Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Alpine Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Meadow Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Eaglecrest Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Aspen Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Lindon Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Timpanogos Academy Public, Charter, Coed
3.66 Karl G. Maeser Preparatory Academy Public, Charter, Coed
3.66 North Point School Public, Coed
Cascade Mountain High School Private, Alternative, All-Girls
3.66 Bonneville Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Rocky Mountain Elementary School Public, Coed
Kids Village Private, Alternative, Coed
3.33 Snow Springs Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Fox Hollow School Public, Coed
3.66 Willowcreek Middle School Public, Coed
3.66 Orem Junior High School Public, Coed
3.66 Northridge Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Vineyard Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Windsor Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Geneva Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Suncrest Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Telos Academy Private, Alternative, All-Boys
4.00 Mountain View High School Public, Coed
3.66 Oak Canyon Junior High School Public, Coed
3.66 Traverse Mountain School Public, Coed
Polaris High School Public, Alternative, Coed
Summit High School Public, Alternative, Coed
4.00 Utah County Academy of Sciences (UCAS) Public, Charter, Magnet, Coed
3.66 Orem Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Sharon Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Canyon View Junior High School Public, Coed
3.66 Orchard Elementary School Public, Coed
4.00 Timpanogos High School Public, Coed
4.00 Orem High School Public, Coed
Pioneer High School for the Performing Arts Public, Charter, Coed
3.00 Noah Webster Academy Public, Charter, Coed
3.66 Lakeridge Junior High School Public, Coed
3.66 Foothill Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Scera Park Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Oak Hollow School Public, Coed
Utah School for the Deaf - South Region Public, Coed
3.66 Cascade Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Sage Hills School Public, Coed
3.66 Westmore Elementary School Public, Coed
3.00 Westlake High School Public, Coed
3.66 Vista Heights Middle School Public, Coed
3.66 Heritage Schools Private, Special Education, Coed
3.66 Summit Academy Public, Charter, Coed
3.00 Lakeview Academy Public, Charter, Coed
3.33 Saratoga Shores Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Lakeview School Public, Coed
Horizon School Public, Coed
3.33 Thunder Ridge School Public, Coed
4.00 Cherry Hill Elementary School Gifted Program Public, Coed
3.66 Cherry Hill Elementary School Public, Coed
South Park Academy Public, All-Boys
3.66 Harvest School Public, Coed
3.66 Hillcrest Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 Riverview School Public, Coed
Provo Canyon School - Provo Campus Private, Special Education, All-Boys
3.66 Channing Hall Charter School Public, Charter, Coed
3.33 Walden School of Liberal Arts Public, Charter, Coed
3.00 Summit Academy High School Public, Charter, Coed
3.33 Canyon Crest School Public, Coed
3.33 Pony Express Elementary School Public, Coed

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Lone Peak High School 2 mi. 2,358
3.33 Lehi High School 3 mi. 2,248
4.00 Pleasant Grove High School 4 mi. 1,964
4.00 Mountain View High School 7 mi. 1,305
4.00 Timpanogos High School 8 mi. 1,376

Around American Fork High School

We do our best to keep our list of schools and districts, along with their attendance zone boundaries up-to-date and complete, but it isn't perfect. You should always check with the relevant school/district regarding school options, boundaries, and other eligibility requirements.

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

Gender

Gender
Female 47%
Male 52%

Student Diversity

American Fork High School United States Utah Lehi High School Lone Peak High School Mountain View High School Pleasant Grove High School Timpanogos High School
White 88.0% 51.0% 76.2% 88.0% 93.0% 65.0% 85.0% 75.0%
Hispanic 5.0% 25.0% 16.2% 6.0% 2.0% 26.0% 8.0% 16.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 2.0% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 1.6% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 1.0% 0.4% 1.5% 1.0% 0% 3.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 1.2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
African American 0% 15.0% 1.3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 0.0%
Grade 10 34.5%
Grade 11 34.1%
Grade 12 31.4%

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 85 responses

  • 84% Yes
  • 11% Not sure.
  • 6% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 65 responses

  • 17% Great school spirit
  • 15% Safe, fun atmosphere
  • 12% World class marching band
  • 11% Teachers are understanding
  • 11% Many opportunities to be involved
  • 10% Variety of subjects taught, including Latin.
  • 9% Teachers are understanding for the most part.
  • 7% New addition and gym
  • 4% Lots of opportunities for every interest
  • 3% Opportunities to earn college credit.
  • 2% Wonderful computer science classes

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 52 responses

  • 16% There is a hallway known as "The Birth Canal".
  • 15% Short lunch
  • 12% Parking is terrible, there are not enough spaces.
  • 11% It's easy to feel excluded if you aren't LDS
  • 9% If you're not in a group its hard to have friends
  • 9% Lack of diversity
  • 8% The auditorium is small with bad acoustics.
  • 8% Attendance Policy
  • 4% More support for male sports from student body
  • 3% There are four separate gymnasiums.
  • 3% Small Lunchroom
  • 2% As mentioned before, the layout is ridiculous.
  • 1% The Marching Band is not supported by the students
  • 1% It is sad to see how judgement kids can be

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 66 responses

  • 56% We have one of the top marching bands in the US
  • 30% EVERYONE IS PROUD TO BE A CAVEMAN!
  • 6% A lot of the the buildings are new.
  • 3% It has the worst floor plan I have ever seen.
  • 3% There is a caring atmosphere.
  • 2% Cross Country!

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 62 responses

  • 21% School Pride
  • 18% Big
  • 16% Religious
  • 13% Best school
  • 8% Full
  • 6% Diverse
  • 6% Mormon
  • 6% A family
  • 3% Enjoyable
  • 2% Team

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 48 responses

  • 27% Just be you
  • 25% Don't be afraid to try new things.
  • 12% There is not much diversity
  • 10% Almost everyone is Mormon.
  • 10% There will be a lot of cliques and groups
  • 8% Actually do the readings.
  • 6% Listen

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 64 responses

  • 14% I love everything about this school.
  • 78% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 8% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.