Mountain View High School

Mountain View High School serves 1,320 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the UT average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Mountain View High School operates within the Alpine School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is lower than the UT state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 1320 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,320 students
Mountain View High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Mountain View High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Mountain View High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (UT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 21:1
Mountain View High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Mountain View High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
21%
15%
Mountain View High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
1%
Mountain View High School Black (2004-2012)
White
72%
77%
Mountain View High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Mountain View High School Sch Ethnicity Mountain View High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.44 0.38
Mountain View High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
35%
37%
Mountain View High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
11%
Mountain View High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 72,035 students has grown by 8589% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Alpine School District
Number of Schools
Managed
80
1
Number of Students Managed 72,035 642
Alpine  School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 76% 82%
Alpine  School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $443 MM $4 MM
Alpine  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $494 MM $4 MM
Alpine  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $533,725 $6,813
Alpine  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $595,579 $7,783
Alpine  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

School Notes:

  • Mountain View High School (abbreviated to MVHS) is a high school located in Orem, Utah and part of Utah County's Alpine School District. The school first opened its doors in the 1980-81 school year as a full four-year high school. Every year, past 9th grade students students arrive at its doors from Orem Junior High and Lakeridge Junior High.
  • Adjacent to the school is a Mormon (LDS) seminary building for students who choose to forfeit their study hour for religious study. Also nearby is the Orem Fitness Center (with a pool, track, and basketball/raquetball courts) and Orem Elementary School.
  • History: Students arrived for the first year of school in 1980 amid ongoing construction and wet paint. Half of Orem High School's 10th through 12th graders were transferred to Mountain View for its first year. The school itself is a long, narrow submarine-like building with two levels, including an overlooking balcony (the original students often called it "the Love Boat"). The building also features a double gym, a double-tiered auditorium (which hosted the Miss Utah Pageant for several years), several tennis courts, baseball fields, a stadium with an embedded track, and a two-part cafeteria.
  • The name of the school was voted on by the students who were going to attend it during its first year, and the Bruin, who's name is Beuford T. Bruin (T. standing for the), was chosen as the Mascot. The students wanted to name the school "Rocky Mountain High," to reflect its geographic location in the Rocky Mountains in Utah, but this was frowned upon by many administrators and parents.
  • The school originally gained a reputation for its Drama and Theater Department, and later also for its award winning yearbooks ("The Summit") and athletic excellence. The school fight song was co-written by a student and the band teacher.
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Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Utah County Academy Of Science (ucas) (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Orem Junior High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Suncrest School (0.3 miles away)
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  • Orem Suncrest School
    668 West 150 North
    Orem , UT , 84057
    (801)717-4836
    0.3  mi  |  471  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Orem Orem School
    450 West 400 South
    Orem , UT , 84058
    (801)227-8727
    0.5  mi  |  702  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Orem Geneva School
    400 North 665 West
    Orem , UT , 84057
    (801)717-4837
    1  mi  |  567  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Orem Utah County Academy Of Science (ucas)
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    Charter School
    940 West 800 South
    Orem , UT , 84058
    (801)863-2222
    Magnet School
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    1  mi  |  389  students  |  Gr.  10-12
  • Orem Timpanogos High School
    1450 North 200 East
    Orem , UT , 84057
    (801)717-4892
    1.1  mi  |  1347  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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