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Wasatch Academy

Private Boarding School – Mount Pleasant , Utah

Wasatch Academy is a co-ed college preparatory boarding school located in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. Their global campus brings together students from more than 30 countries and more than 25 states. At Wasatch Academy, students are guided to become ethical citizens of the world while getting prepared for college. Throughout the year, they take advantage of a beautiful setting in the heart of Utah, surrounded by several national parks and unique outdoor opportunities. In addition, every weekend students have the opportunity to attend several cultural and sports events in nearby Salt Lake City. Students are provided with the highest academic atmosphere while being instructed by committed faculty that care about their success, in and outside of the classroom. At Wasatch Academy, the goal is to prepare students to live in a globalized 21st century world. The student body learns alongside peers with a diverse array of perspectives, languages and cultures.

Wasatch Academy's state of the art facilities include the Center for Evolving Technologies, the Studio Arts Building, the Zoe Dorm. The school is also in the process of building a Music Conservatory.


Dormitories and School Residences
The school has three girl's dorms and four boy's dorms on our campus. Only two students per room, each room holds a twin bed, dresser, desk and closet. Bathrooms are shared down the hall in most cases.

Each dorm has it's own dorm parent, dorm parents have no other positions, taking care of the students are their only job.

Location
One hour south of Provo.

Area population: 3,300
Town website: www.mtpleasantcity.com

Dates
Estimated Start Date: Late August
Estimated End Date: Late May

School Facts

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

340 (40% international)

Grades

8-12 PG

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:10

Average Class Size

12

ESL Programs

Yes

IB Programs

No

Offer Diploma

Yes

School Uniform

No

Campus Size

30 Acres

Religious Affiliation

None

SAT Average

1750

Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish

Arts

  • Art
  • Acting
  • Classical
  • Composition Class
  • Dance
  • Design for Theatre
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Guitar
  • Hip Hop Dance
  • Interactive Art Projects
  • Jazz
  • Music History
  • Photoshop
  • Piano
  • Script Into Performance

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese Language
  • Computer Science
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • European History
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Spanish Language
  • Statistics
  • US Government and Politics
  • US History

Sports

  • Alpine Skiing
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Art
  • Aikido
  • Bicycle Motocross
  • Camping
  • Creative Writing
  • Canoeing
  • Drifting
  • Fencing
  • Golf
  • Honor Council
  • Journalism
  • Literary Magazine
  • Mountain Biking
  • Movies
  • Outing
  • Robotics
  • Rock Climbing
  • Speech Team
  • Ceramics
  • Classical Ensemble
  • Dance
  • Equine Science
  • Hiking
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Jazz
  • Paintball
  • Student Government
  • Student Ambassadors
  • Swimming Lifesaving
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Video Game
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga

School Descripition

University Acceptances Boston University, Brandeis University, Brigham Young University, California Institute of Technology, California State University-Long Beach, Colorado State University, Cornell College, Cuesta College, East Central University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University–AZ, Emory University, Hofstra University, Humboldt State University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Johnson & Wales University, Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, Lubbock Christian University, Marist College, Massey University, McDaniel College, Michigan State University, Montana Tech of The University of Montana, New Mexico State University, Northeastern University, Northeastern University or University of California–Riverside, Northern Arizona University, Orange Coast College, Otis College of Art and Design, Pace University, New York City, Parsons The New School for Design, Pennsylvania State University-Greater Allegheny, Pennsylvania State University-University Park, Pierce College, Pratt Institute, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rollins College, Salt Lake Community College, San Jose State University, Santa Clara University, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah College of Art and Design-Atlanta, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Snow College, Southern Oregon University, Southern Utah University, Syracuse University, The Art Institute of California-Los Angeles, The University of Texas, San Antonio, Universidad Panamericana, University of California at San Diego, University of California at Santa Barbara, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Colorado at Denver, University of Evansville, University of Massachusetts-Boston, University of Richmond, University of Rochester or Boston University, University of the Pacific, University of Utah, University of Virginia, University of Washington, Weber State University, Western Washington University, Whittier College, Willamette University

University Acceptance Rate:
100%

Famous Alumni:

• U.S. Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick
• Pioneering Physicians Dr. Keith Reemtsa & Dr. Michael Adams
• Western Filmmakers George Burdeau & Tim Nelson

Closest International and Local Airports: Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC)
For Details Visit Website:  Wasatch Academy

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