Provo City School District
School DescriptionDISTRICT PROFILE
Provo City School District is located in the western U.S. state of Utah. The district offers international high school students the chance to enroll in one of two coeducational four year high schools.
The school campuses include science labs, media centers, sports fields, and more. One of the high schools is located directly across the street from Brigham Young University.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Both schools offer championship sports programs with students competing in football, track and field, and more.
The schools’ extensive arts programs give students the opportunity to develop unique skills such as ballroom dancing, a program in which students in the district have won 9 state titles.
AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
The district’s schools have received awards for America’s Best High Schools, 11 of its students were National Merit Semifinalists, and the students took first place in the Skills USA Competition in Mathematics. One was also named “America’s Most Challenging School” by the Washington Post.
A friendly and welcoming town, Provo is the third biggest city in the state of Utah. Provo is home to Brigham Young University and is also located on Utah Lake. The Provo Recreation Center is a state-of-the-art recreational facility that offers multiple pools, rock climbing walls, and a skate park.
Visit School Site: Provo City School District
Visit City Site: Provo, Utah
- 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Accepting Students in GradesNo
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Only accepts grade 12 AYP students who are seeking a diploma, grade 12 students cannot apply for fall semester only. Application deadline is June 15. Supplemental forms are required in advance, including the Power of Attorney, all Agreements signed along with Host Family paperwork SLEP(or equivalent) and original immunization forms . This is personalized, after the Zapplicaton is received. May have long turnaround time. TB Test required after arrival in Utah. Need Hepatitis A vaccination up to date
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