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The 50 best-scoring high schools in Utah

Published: Tuesday, June 19 2012 8:22 a.m. MDT

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School district: Merit College Preparatory Academy

Percent proficient: 73.74%

Total enrollment: 601

Percent proficient for each test:

Language Arts: 90.94%
Mathematics: 56.72%
Science: 72.14%


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Pleasant Grove, UT

Second among large schools, and hanging right in there with Lone Peak and Park City? Phenomenal! Way to go, Vikings!

Mapleton, UT

Way to GO UCAS! Great school and great opportunities!

Woods Cross, UT

Sorry guys, the list is completely inaccurate if you think CRT equates to academic success. It only measures certain classes. AP students are not allowed to take math CRT's... so some of the high schools with large AP Math programs are ranked lower. Davis High's math average was derived from the bottom 1/3 of the student population.

Cedar Hills, UT

Statistically speaking, this list is misleading; especially the title is misleading, because it has used a Pass/Failed criteria to judge the academic performance in Language/Math/Science. The more adequate method would be using the median or average to rank, also they need take into consideration of the fact that AP students are not allowed to take math CRT's.


Why is the math score for the Academy for Math Engineering & Science so low?

North Salt Lake, UT

Most UCASS and Legacy Prep students are taking college classes and cannot take the CRTs in those subjects either.

Walt Nicholes
Orem, UT

Not sure of all of the states high schools, but I see that Alpine School District has a lot in the top 50.

Also, the article would be slightly better if it aid how many high schools there are total in Utah. Is this the top 50 of 51, or the top 50 of 500?

Duchesne, UT

Hooray for Altamont HS in Duchesne District!!!!

What in Tucket?
Provo, UT

Maybe the schools that are not doing so well should take a look at those that are doing well.

Enterprise, UT

I'm so proud of Enterprise High School! #5 of the top five high schools in the state! Wow!! To all the staff and students: "Great job!!!!"

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