American Fork High School in American Fork-Pleasant Grove Township, UT - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    2,114
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    425 3.8
  • Ranking

American Fork High School is a public school in American Fork-Pleasant Grove Township, Utah. It has 2,114 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 425 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

510 N 600 E
American Fork, UT 84003
(801) 756-8547

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 425 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I have enjoyed my time at AFHS.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I really do love this school. I have no real complaints against it! It helped me have an amazing high school experience!!!
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: I enjoyed my time in High School because I got involved and made it great! Once you find your group, it's an enjoyable experience. But, I also saw a lot of people alone.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: I think it's like every other high school.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: I love AF, the teachers are amazing and try their very best to help each student! But i do wish we had more student body support for our wrestling team, not many no about us or think wrestling is gross just because of our uniform, that's one thing they need to work on for sure.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Lone Peak High School 2 mi. 2,365
3.33 Lehi High School 3 mi. 2,074
3.66 Pleasant Grove High School 4 mi. 1,907
3.66 Mountain View High School 7 mi. 1,312
3.66 Timpanogos High School 8 mi. 1,363

Around American Fork High School

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

Gender

Gender
Male 51%
Female 48%

Student Diversity

American Fork High School United States Lehi High School Lone Peak High School Mountain View High School Pleasant Grove High School Timpanogos High School
White 89.0% 51.0% 90.0% 93.0% 69.0% 90.0% 77.0%
Hispanic 5.0% 25.0% 5.0% 2.0% 23.0% 6.0% 16.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 0% 2.0% 0% 0% 1.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 1.0% 0% 1.0% 0% 2.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 1.0% 0% 2.0% 0% 1.0%
African American 0% 15.0% 0% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
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 45 responses

  • 84% Yes
  • 11% Not sure.
  • 4% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 31 responses

  • 16% Great school spirit
  • 15% Safe, fun atmosphere
  • 13% Teachers are understanding
  • 13% World class marching band
  • 13% Many opportunities to be involved
  • 12% Variety of subjects taught, including Latin.
  • 10% Teachers are understanding for the most part.
  • 7% New addition and gym
  • 1% Wonderful computer science classes

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 32 responses

  • 19% There is a hallway known as "The Birth Canal".
  • 16% Short lunch
  • 11% Parking is terrible, there are not enough spaces.
  • 10% If you're not in a group its hard to have friends
  • 9% The auditorium is small with bad acoustics.
  • 9% It's easy to feel excluded if you aren't LDS
  • 8% Lack of diversity
  • 4% There are four separate gymnasiums.
  • 4% Small Lunchroom
  • 4% Attendance Policy
  • 2% As mentioned before, the layout is ridiculous.
  • 2% More support for male sports from student body

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 32 responses

  • 72% We have one of the top marching bands in the US
  • 12% EVERYONE IS PROUD TO BE A CAVEMAN!
  • 9% 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.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 30 responses

  • 27% Big
  • 17% Religious
  • 17% Best school
  • 13% Full
  • 10% Diverse
  • 10% School Pride
  • 7% Mormon

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 31 responses

  • 29% Don't be afraid to try new things.
  • 26% Just be you
  • 13% There is not much diversity
  • 10% Listen
  • 10% Actually do the readings.
  • 10% There will be a lot of cliques and groups
  • 3% Almost everyone is Mormon.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 27 responses

  • 11% I love everything about this school.
  • 81% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 7% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.