Herriman High School Profile


Profile for 2016-17 School Year

Herriman High School is a four-year public high school of approximately 2824 students.

Counselor Student ratio is 353:1


The ethnic breakdown of the student body is:

Anglo-American (91.4%)

Hispanic (5.5%),

Native Hawaiian or other Pacific (1.4%),

Asian (.6%),

American Indian or Alaskan Native (.3%),

African-American (.8%)


1.9% of our students receive English Language services

8.1% of our students receive IEP services

3.3% of our students receive 504 services


The student body represents a broad socio-economic range from low income to upper middle class.

7.6% of our students are on fee waiver

11.7% of our students are on free or reduced lunch.


This past year approximately 44.3% of the graduates enrolled in four-year colleges and universities, 17.4% in two-year institutions and 19.6% planned on religious service then college.


The high school curriculum offers a wide variety of vocational and college preparatory courses, AP courses, as well as a cooperative work program for seniors and concurrent enrollment options for advanced students through Salt Lake Community College. Dual Enrollment courses are also available through Salt Lake Community College.


Concurrent Enrollment Courses: ENGL 1010/Intro to writing, COMM 1010/Comm in the work place, COMM 1020/Public Speaking, MATH 1040/Intro to Statistics, MATH 1050/College Algebra, MATH 1060/Trigonometry, BIO 1010-1015/Intro to Biology w/lab, ART 1010/Exploring Art, ART 1020/Intro to Drawing, ACCT 1110/Financial Accounting 1, ARCH 1100/ Intro to Architecture Drafting, EDDT 1010/Drafting Design, EDDT 1040/CAD Drafting 1, CMGT 1200/Personal Projects Furn Des/Mnfg 1&2, CMGT 1225/Beg Woods/Millwork, ECON 1010/Economics as a Social Science, MKTG 1030/Marketing, MKTG 1070/Promotion, FIN 1050/Personal Finance, MKTG CTL


Honors Courses (11): Language Arts 10th and 11th, Secondary Math 2 and 3, Pre-calculus, Spanish 3 and 4, French 3, Mandarin Chinese 3, Chemistry, Physics.


Advanced Placement Courses (18): English Language, English Literature, Calculus AB & BC, Statistics, World History, European History, U.S. History, American Government, Physics AB & BC, Biology, Chemistry, Spanish, French, Psychology, Macro Economics, Music Theory and Studio Art 3D and Drawing.


Twenty-seven credits are required for graduation, in the following distribution:


Language Arts – 4 units                                American Government – .5 unit

Science – 3 units                                             Career & Technical Education – 1 unit

Mathematics – 3 units                                   Financial Literacy – 1 unit

Geography – 1 unit                                         Fine Arts– 1.5 units

World Civilization – 1 unit                           Personal Fitness w/Health -2 units

U.S. History – 1 unit                                       8 Electives to total 27 credits



College-bound students are required to take four units of mathematics, completing at least one course beyond Algebra 2; three units of laboratory sciences; three and one half units of social studies; two units of a foreign language and one fine art course.

All courses are graded on the 4.0 system, including Advanced Placement courses.


In the past year, 806 students took the ACT exam, averaging a composite score of 20.3. In May 2016, 522 students took 585 AP exams with 69% of exam scores of 3 or higher. Herriman High School had 68 students recognized as AP Scholars and 1 student recognized as a National Scholar.


Herriman High School is accredited by Northwest Accreditation Commission, a division of Advance Education Inc., (AdvancED Northwest)