Cottonwood High School in Murray, UT - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    10-12
  • Students
    1,544
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    225 3.9
  • Ranking

Cottonwood High School is a public coed school in Murray, Utah. It has 1,544 students in grades 10-12. According to state standards, 58% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 225 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

5715 South 1300 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84121
(385) 646-5264

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 225 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: There are a lot of diverse clubs to be involved in that accommodate what all students have interests in.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: I have had my best years of schooling in this high school. I have amazing friends and teachers that help me make school more interesting and fun. I would choose this school again because it has a great education systems with great teachers and students.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Teachers: Almost all of the teachers that I've has so far at this school have been the best teachers to me. They help me when I'm struggling as well as when others don't understand either. The teachers here are very smart and helpful and they care to help all of there students get the best experience and outcome in school and always help them to succeed in everything.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers at the school have been a great influence in my life because they have helped me whenever I needed help and whenever I had a question they would answer it accurately and to the best of their ability.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: There are some really fun clubs here that encourage you to meet others and get along with each other outside of school.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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3.33 Hillcrest High School 2 mi. 2,306
3.33 Murray High School 2 mi. 1,434
3.00 Brighton High School 3 mi. 2,087
3.66 Olympus High School 3 mi. 1,582
4.00 Skyline High School 4 mi. 1,446

Around Cottonwood High School

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

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Cottonwood High School United States Utah Brighton High School Hillcrest High School Murray High School Olympus High School Skyline High School
White 55.0% 51.0% 76.2% 84.0% 64.0% 76.0% 83.0% 83.0%
Hispanic 23.0% 25.0% 16.2% 6.0% 22.0% 14.0% 6.0% 5.0%
Asian 10.0% 4.8% 1.6% 2.0% 5.0% 2.0% 4.0% 8.0%
African American 4.0% 15.0% 1.3% 0% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0% 0%
Pacific Islander 2.0% 0.4% 1.5% 0% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 0%
Native American 1.0% 1.1% 1.2% 0% 1.0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 2.0% 4.0% 4.0% 2.0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 10 35.0%
Grade 11 33.6%
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 29 responses

  • 76% Yes
  • 21% Not sure.
  • 3% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 21% Friendly
  • 21% Diverse
  • 18% Opportunities to be involved in what you love
  • 18% Many clubs
  • 15% Teachers
  • 7% Dances
  • 1% Theater!

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 25% The heating and cooling system needs help.
  • 19% Old building
  • 19% Faculty favors sports and sbos. Unequal treatment.
  • 16% The bathrooms are always out of soap
  • 12% The football coaches are new, the team needs help.
  • 6% It's big, it can be hard to get to class on time.
  • 3% Writings on bathroom stalls.

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 18 responses

  • 72% The diversity
  • 17% The lack of discrimination among social groups.
  • 11% It's a college campus

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 50% Welcoming
  • 28% Accepting
  • 11% Leaders
  • 11% Swaggy

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 86% The building layout
  • 14% Stay focus and there are many opppurtunities

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 25% I love everything about this school.
  • 70% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 5% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.