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Woods Cross High School

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Posted 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


Posted 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


Posted 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.
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Posted 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!
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Posted May 8, 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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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 87% in 2013.

442 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
92%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 86% in 2013.

396 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
91%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 40% in 2013.

363 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
50%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 40% in 2010.

2010

 
 
58%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 73% in 2013.

360 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
78%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 58% in 2013.

318 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
51%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 68% in 2013.

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 42% in 2013.

203 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
45%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 75% in 2013.

195 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
89%
Pre-Algebra

The state average for Pre-Algebra was 73% in 2013.

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About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 86% 77%
Hispanic 7% 15%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Black 1% 1%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 30%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Wrestling
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  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

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600 West 2200 South
Woods Cross, UT 84087
Phone: (801) 402-4500

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