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Wasatch Academy

Private | 8-12 | 87 students


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Posted December 8, 2013

I attended Wasatch beginning July of 2010. First couple weeks were fine, nothing too exciting. On the third week, however, I was confronted by a student who accused me of submitting a complaint of their substance use on school grounds (which I had no knowledge of). I was beaten by two students for nothing. After fixing myself up afterwards, I went to my "dorm parent" to tell him about what had happened. He said he would take care of it and that was not something the school tolerated. I waited until the session had ended and nothing was done about it. As school went on, I went through more and more physical assault by students and the continuation of "the school does not tolerate that" with nothing being done. Eventually, I was expelled from the school because a student decided to get back at me by telling the dean that I had been involved with substances, which I had not. I have now gone through therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder resulting from my total of less than eight months at this school, and have happily recovered. I simply wanted to share my experience with anyone considering this school as I do not want these experiences to happen to future students. Thanks.
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Posted March 8, 2012

They don't offer a "one size fits all" education. I have never met a more caring staff.
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Posted September 9, 2011

Wasatch Academy is a superb educational institution as well as a wonderful environment for children's emotional and intellectual development. I have two children who attend this school. Last year was their first year. They loved it and I felt the level of education and attention to personal development is light years ahead of what they were receiving in the public school system. The additional ammenities of a great equestrian program and also a snowboard team with their own hill certainly is part of the attraction. We are lucky they are able to attend.
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Posted November 5, 2003

This is an amazing school with the most dedicated teachers. My son has ADD and was close to dropping out of school. He had attended public and private schools, but was failing and had lost all confidence in himself. It is a difficult decision to send a child to a boarding school, but in less than a year, he has turned things around. He is happy and proud of his success. I believe that this is a function of the small class sizes, but more importantly the dedicated and caring facility. I would highly recommend this school to anyone who has a child that is struggling with ADD and school.
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Ethnicity This school State average
White 44% 77%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 43% 2%
Black 6% 1%
Hispanic 6% 15%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Two or more races 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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120 South 100 West
Mount Pleasant, UT 84647
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Phone: (435) 462-1400


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