School Details

Cedar City High School

703 West 600 South, Cedar City, UT 84720
(435) 586-2820
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 1068 students 21 students/teacher (UT avg is 26)

Test Scores by grade

89%
89%
88%

Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2009-2010 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 1 through 11 in language arts, in grades 1 through 7 in math, in grades 4 through 9 in science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The results displayed on GreatSchools profiles are for all grades combined for each subject. 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Iron District average
  • Utah state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

90%
89%
87%

Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2009-2010 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 1 through 11 in language arts, in grades 1 through 7 in math, in grades 4 through 9 in science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The results displayed on GreatSchools profiles are for all grades combined for each subject. 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Iron District average
  • Utah state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

88%
88%
86%

Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2009-2010 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 1 through 11 in language arts, in grades 1 through 7 in math, in grades 4 through 9 in science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The results displayed on GreatSchools profiles are for all grades combined for each subject. 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Iron District average
  • Utah state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

57%
42%
40%
78%
74%
73%
67%
62%
58%
71%
71%
68%
59%
32%
42%
100%
93%
75%

Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2009-2010 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 1 through 11 in language arts, in grades 1 through 7 in math, in grades 4 through 9 in science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The results displayed on GreatSchools profiles are for all grades combined for each subject. 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Iron District average
  • Utah state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Cedar City High School is a public high school in Cedar City. 1,068 students go to Cedar City High School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 53% of the 1,068 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Cedar City High School is 21:1. Mountain Springs Preparatory Academy is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
  • Wrestling
  • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 85% 85%
Hispanic 8% 9%
Native American or Native Alaskan 3% 3%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 0%
Multiracial 1% 2%
Asian 1% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 53% 63%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    The school is the best in Cedar City. It would be nice if there was a charter school option for grades 9-12 in Cedar.

  • (2 years ago)

    Of all the High-Schools in Utah Cedar High School seemingly trumps them all! With epic teachers a new building and a very friendly environment (And not the mention the best 3(A) Band in the State!) Cedar High is a legend among legends! REDMEN!!!

  • (2 years ago)

    I LOVE CEDAR HIGH SCHOOL SO MUCH!!!! Its the BEST SCHOOL EVER!!! I never wanna go to another school!

  • (5 years ago)

    You get what you want to get out of school and if you don't want an excellent education you'll get one at Cedar High. True I didn't learn a ton in all of my classes but I always had several exceptional teachers every year who could've been earning a lot more money somewhere else. I especially loved the AP and honors curriculum. Those teachers are whom I compared all of my college professors to and my high school teachers at CHS came out head and shoulders above them. For example I studied linguistics and never found a language teacher better than Herr Corry. Not all of the teachers at Cedar are this exceptional but there are enough to make a difference.

  • (5 years ago)

    I am a graduate of CHS. I now have children at CHS. I felt that they had a great program in the eighties but as a parent seeing it through adult eyes I really appreiciate all the CHS staff does for my student. They ave worked with him in many ways and in not lost in the shuffle. The teachers put in much more than they get paid for i feel it has been a very well rounded education for my children

  • (5 years ago)

    This school is rather disappointing as a student. I would like to consider myself an advanced student when it comes to literature. I have asked several times to be moved up at least one class because I was literally finishing the work assigned us in class or reading the books in a few hours. However each time I asked I was rejected. Also their sports programs completely eclipse their teaching programs. Students who participate in any sport are immediately given special attention such as getting extra time to do homework extra credit when they do well at a game etc. I find this both annoying and unfair as I work very very hard for my grades and the other students get theirs handed to them on a silver platter - or in this case a red and gold one.

  • (5 years ago)

    I attended here for all 4 years of high school and I loved the atmosphere. They had advanced classes available and the teaching was pretty good but what I really liked was the people. There were so many different types of people but everyone got along.

  • (7 years ago)

    I love Cedar High School its been a great experience from the begining.

  • (7 years ago)

    The teachers are completely insane the drama department has been ruined the art department is sliding. burn it down.

  • (9 years ago)

    Cedar is a wonderful place to live and CHS a fun and clean school to attend. I haven't been to Cedar much since I graduated in '97 but I hear it has grown substantially. I enjoyed my three years at CHS and would recommend it to any decent individual desiring a pleasant and safe learning environment. It can be intellectually stimulating as well if a student so chooses. A student has many opportunities to take AP tests for college credit Calculus American History and Psychology to name a few.

  • (9 years ago)

    As a graduate of Cedar High School and after reading that review by a current student I felt like I should put in a review of my own defending the school's ability to actually teach. Yes the teachers are inspiring--downright entertaining some of them--and they bring out best and help make it fun. The school has its problems like anywhere but grammar is grammar and I can assure you they are teaching it at CHS. That is assuming of course the student was paying attention to 5th grade writing rules before they got to high school. CHS pays the most attention to its sports and band programs but it does have a great choral tradition--3A state champions in 1991.

  • (10 years ago)

    i'm a sudent at chs. It's a funny school and lots of things to do around here. i am more thank for the teacher here. The teacher the most helpful people here.thanks for your time.

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