East High School
East High School offers a comprehensive education to all students through academic and extracurricular activities, enabling our students to become effective communicators, creative problem solvers, and empowered leaders.
- Scholarship Opportunities: In 2013 over 300 scholarships were offered to East students worth approximately 3.8 million dollars.
- National Merit Scholars: In 2013 East had five students qualify as National Merit Scholars. This makes us 5th in Utah.
- Concurrent Courses: East offers the highest number of concurrent classes in the district, with 59 classes offered on campus and 29 at the near-by Career and Technical Center.
- AP Courses: In a school-wide effort to be inclusive, we encourage our students to choose from among 23 Advanced Placement classes.
- World Languages: Students can choose from a variety of classes, including Spanish, French, German, Arabic, and Chinese.
- Health Professions Academy: This academy is jointly sponsored by the district and the University of Utah Health Sciences Center to provide greater understanding and exploration of health professions for a diverse group of students. Students take a set of college preparatory courses at East with several hands-on experiences at the university.
- East High School Science Academy: The goals of this academy are an exploration of science in the community around us, creation of a project through science inquiry, and building a strong academic background through rigorous course work in science.
- Salt Lake Business Academy: Courses include concurrent enrollment classes in accounting, marketing, computer information systems, financial planning, and business management. Other classes offered include business web page design, business communications, business law, and accounting.
- International Leadership School: Students develop the skills and traits most needed to succeed in a competitive global economy and have a greater understanding of the global community.
- Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID): An in-school academic support program for grades 9-12 that prepares students for college eligibility and success.
- GEAR UP: This program prepares first generation college students by offering additional support in study skills as well as applying and paying for college.
- Techniques for Tough Times: The program increases graduation rates and equips students with the skills necessary to be successful as they become contributing citizens.
- Credit Recovery Classes: Allows students to make up credits in order to fulfill all graduation requirements.
- Leopards Extensive Academic Development (LEAD) Program: This multi-layered program features 45 minute classes that meet daily, smaller class sizes, and an advisory period to provide personalization for students who are most likely to be unsuccessful in high school. It also includes frequent contact with parents.
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