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Woods Cross, UT
Students enrolled: 1,286
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600 West 2200 South
Woods Cross, UT 84087

(801) 402-4500
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January 21, 2014
As a student, I thoroughly enjoyed my time at Woods Cross. Well-known for their academic excellence, their other accolades are nothing to scoff at either. As always, the music program goes above and beyond expectations, usually sweeping the board in state competitions. WX claims a sizable agriculture department, something that nearby high schools can't boast of. Honors and AP enrollment has reached nearly 50% of the students. Athletics have really picked up in the last couple of years. Extracurricular activities, including service opportunities are stressed. What I personally loved the most about Woods Cross were the feelings of unity, school spirit, and inclusion. Despite the wide range of economic backgrounds, it felt as if we were all treated the same, as respectable students of WX High School. It is a very disciplinary school, but still more lax than some junior highs I attended. After having also attended Bountiful High for a semester, I can attest to the superior friendliness and acceptance that the student body of WX tended to show. My only complaint would be about the smaller size of the building and the outdated style, two things Bountiful holds over Woods Cross.

- submitted by a community member

August 17, 2012
Although this is a great school for music, band, and orchestra, it falls short in many other areas. It does not have structure. We lived in Murray, Utah for 18 years before moving to North Salt Lake and having two of our kids attend Woods Cross. I suppose that if your student is a good student, they will excel anywhere. But, if they have a small amount of trouble and need help with anything, don't plan on getting help from the teachers at this school! Also, the discipline is WAY TOO STRICT for such small little things - i.e., like wearing a hat AFTER school hours! I think administration needs to concentrate on structure and making sure that the kids are understanding the subjects rather than bullying the students. That's right, teachers and administration BULLY the students! Also, I don't understand why the PTA doesn't have parents get more involved in the day to day association with teachers and students.

- submitted by a parent

April 17, 2012
A very Great and fun school the band and choir is amazing and the sports are very fun to be a part of, also number 8 on the utah school list by ksl

- submitted by a student

February 29, 2012
Sounds like some parents here aren't taking accountability for their students actions. My kids did fine. They worked hard, were pushed by me to succeed, and did well at this school. Don't blame the teachers and school for your kid failing, being unfocused, not having time for academics. Blame yourself, and your kid. I

- submitted by a parent

October 27, 2011
This school allows students to slip through the cracks. If your child has any kind of learning issues DO NOT SEND THEM TO THIS SCHOOL. Most of the teachers and staff do not follow the district accomodation plans for students with disabilities. One of the teachers actually told me - "well who doesn't have learning disabilities"! If only I could go back in time and send my student to a school that cares.

- submitted by a parent

October 26, 2011
This school has not met the needs of my child. They do not take ADHD seriously and only go through the motions of meeting the district requirements. I have found most teachers are not interested in the success of their students and want to put in the minimal amount of effort possible. The faculty is even worse. They punish students severely for very minor issues - there focus is way off. Suspending a struggling student is crazy - put them in detention (but that would require more work for the school). I have two more children and there is no way they will attend this terrible school.

- submitted by a parent

September 03, 2011
While my child is happy at this school, I am not impressed by it. Extracurricular activities are emphasized too much, even at the expense of academic progress. The amount of time required for many extracurricular activities is also too much. It undermines my child's focus on academic progress, does not allow adequate time for homework and leaves my child constantly sleep deprived. Further, teachers and counselors alike ignore, or don't enforce, academic or citizenship standards. Students are allowed to slip though the cracks.

- submitted by a parent

September 02, 2011
I am a shopmore at woods cross and I love it I think that the teachers and students there are amazing! WXHS ruels!!!!!

- submitted by a student

April 05, 2011
This is a great school that excels in almost every single department that a high school could have. This includes music, math, science, english, history, athletics, and art. What an amazing place.

- submitted by a student

August 23, 2010
Woods Cross is an excellent school! It has an amazing fine arts program, and it has a good supportive administration.

- submitted by a student
no rating
October 22, 2009
Woods Cross High School is one the most greatest High School I ever had. It is my Sofemore year and I am having one of the greatest time of my life, and having a lot of fun, and I am Student that has one of the most School Spirits. And also I am trying my hardest to be a 4.0 Student.

- submitted by a student
no rating
October 22, 2009
We have the best students, with the most school spirit and unity. We also excel in all areas, particularly AP testing, art, and music.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating
October 22, 2009
I don't the only time I like it is when we have free time & hang out with my friends & few other fun classes that are active like gym, woodshop, etc.

- submitted by a student
no rating
October 22, 2009
Woods cross is great place to be a teacher. Students here are motivated, friendly and strive for excellence in many different areas of their lives. We also have supportive parents and administrators who are totally focused on student success.

- submitted by a parent

October 07, 2009
Woods Cross High deserves the highest praise! I'm a mom of two grads. Teachers are genuinely concerned about the students. Every extracurricular program is top notch. The Arts are particularly strong. WX Band and Choir consistently take first prize in State and National competitions each year. The theater productions are stunningly professional. Dance performances are college level. The fine arts program is led by a renowned artist & exceptional teacher. WX offers top science courses including Marine Biology. A thriving after-school club program offers everything from Swing Dance to Trebuchet! There is something for everyone. Students are heavily involved in community service projects. The administration are warm, caring and accessible. The student body is friendly and respectful. This is perhaps the most defining positive attribute of WX. It is a school where everyone is accepted, and there is a noticible lack of cliques.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 17, 2009
Very good school, great teachers, and the students are unusally kind and friendly! Great music program, and good athletics too!

- submitted by a student

February 12, 2009
This was an excellent, excellent High School. I've had 2 children graduate and receive academic scholarships to college.

- submitted by a parent

September 14, 2008
I would absolutely recommend this school to anyone. I have never seen a school that is so open to new people! If you're moving and looking to be accepted, respected, feel 100% comfortable, and have a lot of great friends this is the place. The sociology/psychology teachers are the best there is

- submitted by a student

April 10, 2008
My husband and I both graduated from WXHS. We both had great experiences there. He was in band and I was in the choir program. Being in Madrigals was the greatest experience! The music and drama departments were some of the best in the state! The honors and AP classes were wonderful! We also had some really great teachers - some of which are still there!

- submitted by a student

January 11, 2008
Amazing debate, drama, choirs, and one of the best bands in the nation! There is plenty for everyone to do at this school which has much to be proud of!

- submitted by a parent

November 13, 2007
WXHS Has been one of the top high schools in the nation (Newsweek) for the past several years. Both of my boys have gone to WX and it has been a pretty good school with a lot of opportunities. The athletic program needs some help though. Luckily my youngest graduates this year and I will no longer have to worry about it.

- submitted by a parent

October 16, 2007
Was very disappointed at the way administration handled kids that were on the verge of dropping out. My second son is supposed to start there next year. Hoping that the voucher program will go through so he can attend a private school

- submitted by a parent

May 29, 2007
Woods Cross is a great school. It offers a great environment, strong AP classes, a fantastic band, orchestra and vocal program as well as other arts. It's debate, speech and drama are also top notch. The kids are accepting of one another and get along.

- submitted by a parent

May 27, 2007
This school has been incredible for my children. The English, math, history and music departments are outstanding. AP Chemistry and the debate program are top-notch. The students get along and kids from all backgrounds seem to feel welcome and challenged. The administration has been good to work with; and the current principal, Mrs. Ingram has tightened things up a lot. I don't know how the 'regular' core classes are, but the honors, AP and music classes are great. My children have accrued many college credits by the time they have graduated, and had fun along the way!

- submitted by a parent

May 08, 2007
This school is the worst school I have ever seen! My child is failing poorly the discipline is the worst. I think this is a problem!

- submitted by a parent

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Woods Cross High School
600 West 2200 South, Woods Cross, UT  84087
(801) 402-4500
Last modified Woods Cross High School is a Public school that serves grades 10-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Woods Cross High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 31 reviews. Top