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Here is a look at the best-scoring high schools in Utah for the 2011 to 2012 academic year, according to the state's criterion-referenced tests, or CRT.

The CRT tests gauge student performance and shows which schools are performing better than others in scores.

The rankings are based on the percentages of students who have passed CRT tests proficiently.

The Deseret News averaged language arts, math and science scores together weighed by total students tested in each category to get an overall percentage.

Only schools with 150 students or more are included in the list.

The data for this list can be found on the Utah State Office of Education website.

The following schools have been excluded because of inconclusive data or other circumstances:

Itineris Early College High

Jordan Valley School

East Shore High

Youth Educational Support School

50 Canyon View High
cvhs.iron.k12.ut.us

Weighted Average: 72.68 percent

Rank change from 2011: -5

Total Enrollment: 988

  • Language Arts: 90 percent
  • Math: 40 percent
  • Science: 74 percent

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49 Wasatch High
wasatch.edu

Weighted Average: 73.05 percent

Rank change from 2011: -10

Total Enrollment: 1526

  • Language Arts: 92 percent
  • Math: 38 percent
  • Science: 78 percent

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48 Snow Canyon High
Jud Burkett, The Spectrum

Weighted Average: 73.27 percent

Rank change from 2011: 21

Total Enrollment: 1037

  • Language Arts: 91 percent
  • Math: 49 percent
  • Science: 75 percent

School demographics

47 Orem High
Kristin Murphy, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 73.42 percent

Rank change from 2011: -19

Total Enrollment: 1109

  • Language Arts: 93 percent
  • Math: 47 percent
  • Science: 73 percent

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46 Salt Lake Center for Science Education
Jeffrey Allred, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 73.53 percent

Rank change from 2011: -33

Total Enrollment: 335

  • Language Arts: 90 percent
  • Math: 58 percent
  • Science: 71 percent

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45 Timpview High
Ravell Call, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 73.78 percent

Rank change from 2011: +1

Total Enrollment: 1936

  • Language Arts: 90 percent
  • Math: 56 percent
  • Science: 72 percent

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44 Woods Cross High
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 74.03 percent

Rank change from 2011: +12

Total Enrollment: 1283

  • Language Arts: 93 percent
  • Math: 50 percent
  • Science: 75 percent

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43 Mountain View High
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 74.06 percent

Rank change from 2011: +7

Total Enrollment: 1323

  • Language Arts: 92 percent
  • Math: 50 percent
  • Science: 73 percent

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42 Logan High
Ravell Call, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 74.21 percent

Rank change from 2011: -13

Total Enrollment: 1721

  • Language Arts: 87 percent
  • Math: 51 percent
  • Science: 73 percent

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41 Lehi High
Keith Johnson, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 74.65 percent

Rank change from 2011: +8

Total Enrollment: 1851

  • Language Arts: 91 percent
  • Math: 60 percent
  • Science: 68 percent

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40 Cedar City High
Utah Division of Arts and Museum

Weighted Average: 74.96 percent

Rank change from 2011: +19

Total Enrollment: 1071

  • Language Arts: 93 percent
  • Math: 51 percent
  • Science: 70 percent

School demographics

39 Venture Academy
venturelearning.org

Weighted Average: 74.96 percent

Rank change from 2011: +9

Total Enrollment: 488

  • Language Arts: 79 percent
  • Math: 76 percent
  • Science: 68 percent

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38 Parowan High
jimmywayne via Flickr

Weighted Average: 75.87 percent

Rank change from 2011: -13

Total Enrollment: 368

  • Language Arts: 90 percent
  • Math: 55 percent
  • Science: 78 percent

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37 Viewmont High
Ravell Call, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 76.06 percent

Rank change from 2011: -6

Total Enrollment: 1722

  • Language Arts: 92 percent
  • Math: 45 percent
  • Science: 83 percent

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36 Juab High
Stephanie Rhodes, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 76.14 percent

Rank change from 2011: -10

Total Enrollment: 699

  • Language Arts: 94 percent
  • Math: 51 percent
  • Science: 76 percent

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35 Weber High
Ashley Lowery, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 76.43 percent

Rank change from 2011: +31

Total Enrollment: 1783

  • Language Arts: 93 percent
  • Math: 47 percent
  • Science: 82 percent

School demographics

34 Skyline High
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 76.78 percent

Rank change from 2011: +18

Total Enrollment: 1450

  • Language Arts: 98 percent
  • Math: 46 percent
  • Science: 67 percent

School demographics

33 Richfield High
sevier.k12.ut.us

Weighted Average: 77.04 percent

Rank change from 2011: +7

Total Enrollment: 592

  • Language Arts: 96 percent
  • Math: 62 percent
  • Science: 73 percent

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32 South Summit High
Tom Smart, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 77.06 percent

Rank change from 2011: +3

Total Enrollment: 420

  • Language Arts: 93 percent
  • Math: 58 percent
  • Science: 77 percent

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31 Maple Mountain High
Scott G. Winterton, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 77.35 percent

Rank change from 2011: +3

Total Enrollment: 1236

  • Language Arts: 93 percent
  • Math: 51 percent
  • Science: 80 percent

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30 North Sevier High
sevier.k12.ut.us

Weighted Average: 77.38 percent

Rank change from 2011: +45

Total Enrollment: 268

  • Language Arts: 92 percent
  • Math: 56 percent
  • Science: 81 percent

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29 American Fork High
Jason Olson, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 77.67 percent

Rank change from 2011: +16

Total Enrollment: 1987

  • Language Arts: 93 percent
  • Math: 52 percent
  • Science: 78 percent

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28 Walden School of Liberal Arts
elementsunearthed.com

Weighted Average: 78.23 percent

Rank change from 2011: +9

Total Enrollment: 338

  • Language Arts: 87 percent
  • Math: 66 percent
  • Science: 80 percent

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27 Monticello High
Ravell Call, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 78.28 percent

Rank change from 2011: -14

Total Enrollment: 285

  • Language Arts: 86 percent
  • Math: 70 percent
  • Science: 76 percent

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26 Gunnison Valley High
Stuart Johnson, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 78.31 percent

Rank change from 2011: -9

Total Enrollment: 325

  • Language Arts: 90 percent
  • Math: 43 percent
  • Science: 86 percent

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25 Duchesne High
Tom Smart, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 78.64 percent

Rank change from 2011: +36

Total Enrollment: 325

  • Language Arts: 90 percent
  • Math: 68 percent
  • Science: 75 percent

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24 Mountain Crest High
Jason Olson, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 78.92 percent

Rank change from 2011: +18

Total Enrollment: 1632

  • Language Arts: 92 percent
  • Math: 58 percent
  • Science: 83 percent

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23 Timpanogos High
Stuart Johnson, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 79.19 percent

Rank change from 2011: +10

Total Enrollment: 1350

  • Language Arts: 94 percent
  • Math: 59 percent
  • Science: 79 percent

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22 Beaver High
Google 2012

Weighted Average: 79.4 percent

Rank change from 2011: -2

Total Enrollment: 488

  • Language Arts: 87 percent
  • Math: 73 percent
  • Science: 77 percent

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21 Westlake High
Brian Nicholson, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 79.63 percent

Rank change from 2011: +22

Total Enrollment: 2243

  • Language Arts: 95 percent
  • Math: 58 percent
  • Science: 81 percent

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20 Davis High
Michael Brandy, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 80.16 percent

Rank change from 2011: +5

Total Enrollment: 2295

  • Language Arts: 96 percent
  • Math: 59 percent
  • Science: 78 percent

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19 Karl G Maeser Preparatory Academy
maeserprep.org

Weighted Average: 80.42 percent

Rank change from 2011: -4

Total Enrollment: 626

  • Language Arts: 93 percent
  • Math: 67 percent
  • Science: 80 percent

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18 North Summit High
protophoto.com

Weighted Average: 81.12 percent

Rank change from 2011: +16

Total Enrollment: 280

  • Language Arts: 92 percent
  • Math: 58 percent
  • Science: 84 percent

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17 Altamont High
Stuart Johnson, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 81.19 percent

Rank change from 2011: -11

Total Enrollment: 249

  • Language Arts: 91 percent
  • Math: 65 percent
  • Science: 84 percent

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16 Summit Academy High School
Kristin Murphy, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 81.24 percent

Rank change from 2011: +2

Total Enrollment: 284

  • Language Arts: 95 percent
  • Math: 68 percent
  • Science: 73 percent

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15 Desert Hills High
dhthunder.org

Weighted Average: 81.35 percent

Rank change from 2011: -8

Total Enrollment: 953

  • Language Arts: 96 percent
  • Math: 66 percent
  • Science: 80 percent

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14 Enterprise High
enterprisehigh.org

Weighted Average: 81.6 percent

Rank change from 2011: -10

Total Enrollment: 404

  • Language Arts: 92 percent
  • Math: 73 percent
  • Science: 78 percent

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13 Morgan High
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 82.12 percent

Rank change from 2011: +11

Total Enrollment: 725

  • Language Arts: 94 percent
  • Math: 53 percent
  • Science: 84 percent

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12 Academy for Math Engineering & Science (AMES)
Laura Seitz, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 82.27 percent

Rank change from 2011: +36

Total Enrollment: 484

  • Language Arts: 94 percent
  • Math: 67 percent
  • Science: 74 percent

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11 Lone Peak High
Laura Seitz, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 82.42 percent

Rank change from 2011: +5

Total Enrollment: 2201

  • Language Arts: 97 percent
  • Math: 52 percent
  • Science: 86 percent

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10 Manti High
Tom Smart, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 82.55 percent

Rank change from 2011: +42

Total Enrollment: 560

  • Language Arts: 94 percent
  • Math: 57 percent
  • Science: 81 percent

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9 Pleasant Grove High
Tom Smart, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 82.69 percent

Rank change from 2011: +10

Total Enrollment: 1892

  • Language Arts: 95 percent
  • Math: 65 percent
  • Science: 82 percent

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8 Utah County Academy of Science (UCAS)
Mark DiOrio, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 84.14 percent

Rank change from 2011: -7

Total Enrollment: 388

  • Language Arts: 100 percent
  • Math: 19 percent
  • Science: 93 percent

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7 Tuacahn High School for the Performing Arts
tuacahn.org

Weighted Average: 85.2 percent

Rank change from 2011: +15

Total Enrollment: 333

  • Language Arts: 96 percent
  • Math: 66 percent
  • Science: 78 percent

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6 Park City High
Tom Smart, Deseret News

Weighted Average: 85.24 percent

Rank change from 2011: +5

Total Enrollment: 1012

  • Language Arts: 97 percent
  • Math: 65 percent
  • Science: 85 percent

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5 Legacy Preparatory Academy
ctsengineering.net

Weighted Average: 85.49 percent

Rank change from 2011: 0

Total Enrollment: 993

  • Language Arts: 89 percent
  • Math: 84 percent
  • Science: 83 percent

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4 Piute High
Google 2012

Weighted Average: 85.74 percent

Rank change from 2011: +24

Total Enrollment: 166

  • Language Arts: 92 percent
  • Math: 77 percent
  • Science: 83 percent

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3 Success Academy

Weighted Average: 86.84 percent

Rank change from 2011: 0

Total Enrollment: 347

  • Language Arts: 99 percent
  • Math: 60 percent
  • Science: 86 percent

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2 Northern Utah Academy for Math Engineering & Science (NUAMES)

Weighted Average: 89.26 percent

Rank change from 2011: +0

Total Enrollment: 448

  • Language Arts: 100 percent
  • Math: 75 percent
  • Science: 88 percent

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1 Intech Collegiate High School
rocketryplanet.com

Weighted Average: 90.65 percent

Rank change from 2011: +7

Total Enrollment: 161

  • Language Arts: 99 percent
  • Math: 85 percent
  • Science: 85 percent

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