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State

Utah

Number of Students

340 (40% international)

SAT Average

1750

Grades

8-12 PG

Wasatch Academy

Private Boarding School – Mount Pleasant , Utah

Wasatch Academy’s co-educational campus hosts students from more than 40 countries and 30 states. Student-centered learning, project-based learning, and residential life programs develop students academically, socially, and emotionally. The tight-knit campus community encourages every student to have a unique voice and develop at their own pace, surrounded by classmates and adults who support them as individuals. At Wasatch Academy, student’s outdoor experience matches the richness of their classroom work and provides a unique college preparatory education.


Facilities
The facilities include the Center for Evolving Technologies, a multiple purposes building (with gym, weight room, dance studio, and climbing wall), a music conservatory, a studio arts center, a field house, and equestrian facilities.

Sports and Arts
The exceptional outdoor athletic program builds character, leadership skills, and feeds students’ sense of adventure with unique opportunities like Alpine and Nordic skiing. Every student has the opportunity to play on a team; the top players on these teams could also have an opportunity to play on a national traveling squad. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the arts program with courses and activities from acting and comedy to hip hop dance..

Dormitories and Student Life
The school has four girl’s dorms and four boy’s dorms on campus. There are two students per room and each room has twin beds, dressers, desks and closet. A full-time dorm parent oversees everyday dorm activities.

Location
One hour south of Provo.

Area population: 3,300
Town website: Mount Pleasant

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

University Acceptance Rate

100%

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 Location

School Descripition

Boston University, Brandeis University, Brigham Young University, California Institute of Technology, Colorado State University, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Michigan State University, Northeastern University, Pace University, Pennsylvania State University, Rice University, Rochester Institute of Technology, Savannah College of Art and Design, The Art Institute of Chicago, Syracuse University, University of Texas, University of California, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Massachusetts, University of Richmond, University of Rochester, University of Virginia, University of Washington

University Acceptance Rate:

100%

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

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