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About Us

Established in 1875, Wasatch Academy is an award-winning, best of class, private college preparatory boarding high school. We pride ourselves in offering students unparalleled individual attention in a supportive culture where everyone is treated with respect, dignity, and acceptance.

Every student fits in and discovers their passions and sense of purpose. They push themselves academically, physically, socially, and morally. Our students learn they can be smart as well as good, caring people.

We prepare our students for university, career, and a meaningful life.

Why choose Wasatch Academy?

Knowledge alone isn’t enough. We teach students critical thinking, communication, collaboration, innovation, character, creativity, and leadership with a student-centered, Project-based Learning curriculum where students learn knowledge, skills, and character through doing and not just listening.

Wasatch Academy is life changing.

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Fast Facts

Founded

1875

Religious Affiliation

None

Grades Offered

8 – 12

Application Deadline

January 15

Standardized Application

Accepted

SSAT / TOEFL

Required

Total Student Body

340

School Type

Co-ed

Male to Female Ratio

60 / 40

Boarding Percentage

80%

Day Student Population

20%

International Students

40% from 40 Countries

School Focus

Private College Preparatory Boarding High School

Supports Learning Differences

Yes

Classroom Size

9 Students Per Class Avg.

College Acceptances

100%

Average SAT Score

Above National Average

SSAT / TOEFL

Required

Faculty with advanced degrees

60%

Summer Program Offered

Up to 3 Semester Credits

Campus Size

30 Acres

Private

Ski Hill and Cabin

Students Per Dorm Room

2 Students

Advisory Program

7-8 Students Per Advisor

Weekend Recreation

Close Proximity to Many Activities

Student Voices

1

Cidnee Kendall

"At a smaller school, I'm able to have one-on-one quality time with peers."

2

Sonita Alizadeh

"Wasatch Academy is not just a school, and Joe Loftin is not just a headmaster — he works very hard to make Wasatch Academy a home for us."

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Nick Bozick

"The teachers and coaches at Wasatch Academy have really encouraged me to improve and grow in my passions — whether they're academic, personal or athletic."

4

Spring Fang

"Wasatch Academy has educated me not only inside the class, but outside of class, as well."

5

Koby McEwen

"Wasatch Academy has taught me to recognize my aspirations and pursue what it takes to become a great player."

6

Mujtaba Jebran

"The Wasatch Academy experience has allowed me to make the globe my home."

7

Elena Thorner

"Wasatch Academy is so much more than just a high school — all people see life so differently here because of their diverse backgrounds."

8

Tenzin Norzom

"Wasatch Academy is my second home where I feel cared for and loved by my family through every situation and mood."

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Herby Fullmer

"Wasatch Academy is a place where people from all different cultures and backgrounds unite together."

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