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Granger High School (Utah)

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Granger High School (Utah)

Granger High School is a public high school located in West Valley City, Utah, United States. The school enrollment for the 2009–10 school year was 1,736 with 77 teachers for a teacher to student ratio of 22.3. The school enrollment for the current 2015-16 school year is over 3,200 students with 125 teachers for a teacher to student ratio of 25.6. The mascot is the Granger Lancer. The school was designed with a King Arthur theme, hence the cafeteria is known as Stonehenge, and the school's colors are the same as King Arthur's (Crimson Red, Columbia Blue, and Silver Gray).

Granger High belongs to the Granite School District. It was first opened in 1958. Granger's students are 38.4% Caucasian, 41.6% Hispanic,12.6% Asian/Pacific Islander, 2.3% Native American and 3.2% African-American. The school motto is "Per Angusta Ad Augusta", which is Latin for "Through narrow places to high places" or "Through trials and adversities, we will reach the heights". The school mission statement as of 2015-16 is "Our mission is to graduate students who are prepared with college and career-ready knowledge and skills to enter and contribute to the global community as responsible citizens".

As of 2015-16, the school creed (known as the Lancer Creed) is: "We believe. Our differences make us stronger. Our similarities make us one. We are family. Lancer is more than a title. Granger is more than a school. We stand up. Stand strong. Stand together. We are Granger."

Granger High School offers many competitive and non-competitive athletic, DECA, Debate, FBLA, FCCLA, Football, French Club, Glee, GTV, Golf, Japanese Club, Key Club, Lancer Action Team, Latin Club, Latinos in Action, Madrigals, Math Club, MESA, NHS, Orchestra, Rock School, SkillsUSA, Soccer, Softball, Spanish Club, Stage Crew, Sterling Scholars, Student Government, Swimming, Tennis, Theatre, Track and Field, Tri-Color Times, Volleyball, Wrestling, Yearbook, and the Excaliburs drill team.

The current principal of Granger High School is Dr. David Dunn. The current assistant principals are Dottie Alo, Michele Callahan, and Dr. David Gatti. As of the 2013–14 school year, students of Granger are attending school in a brand new building. The new high school is the biggest in the state of Utah.

See also

List of high schools in Utah

External links

  • Official Granger High website
  • Other information on Granger High School

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