Grades: 9-12 | 790 students
Since opening in 1999, Juan Diego has been accessible to families of diverse backgrounds, resulting in halls rich in culture, faith, tradition and experience.
Each student is challenged to expand the breadth of their knowledge and talents in addition to cultivating a reverence and respect for every human being.
Our mission is to serve God by providing a challenging academic education, rooted in Catholic values and morals in developing the whole person.
Our motto "Spiritus Donorum" - Spirit of Giving - pervades our campus culture of service, philanthropy and social justice.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Yes|
|Total Students||790 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 22%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||56 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||15:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||25 students|
|Number of AP Courses||21 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP Government & Politics, US Comparative, AP Music Theory, AP Physics B, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art: 2D Design, AP US History, Concurrent Economics, Concurrent Human Biology, Concurrent Intro to College Writing, Concurrent US Gov. & Politics|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal
(Purchase uniform at school: khaki pants, oxford shirt (informal dress))
Finances and Admission
|% on Financial Aid||
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$3,458|
National avg.: 85%
|Total Sports Offered||19 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Drill Team, Football, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,
Cheering, Cross Country,
Dance, Drill Team,
Football, Freestyle Skiing,
Golf, Ice Hockey,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||31 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Academy of Sciences, Art, Band, Business Club, Concert, Chamber Choir, Dance, Debate, Digital Media/Game Development/Computer, Drama, Engineering/Science Olympiad, Environmental, Film Club, French, Human Rights International, International Student Club, Kairos Retreats, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Newspaper/Journalism, Peer Ministry, Percussion/Drumline, Photo Club, Pre-Med, Robotics, Sci-Fi Club, Ski & Snowboard, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, TV Production, Travel Groups, Yearbook Art, Band, Business Club, Dance, Debate, Drama, Environmental, Film Club, French, Mock Trial, Peer Ministry, Photo Club, Pre-Med, Robotics, Sci-Fi Club, TV Production, Travel Groups, Yearbook, Academy of Sciences,
Concert, Chamber Choir,
Digital Media/Game Development/Computer,
Human Rights International,
International Student Club,
National Honor Society,
Ski & Snowboard,
- 98% of graduates go on to college
- Graduates earn an average $41,489 in renewable college scholarships.
- Located on the 57 acre state-of-the-art, Skaggs Catholic Center campus, near Salt Lake City and Wasatch mountains.
- 48 extra-curricular activities including 22 sports (boys, girls, co-ed)
- Academy of Sciences: intensive track of STEMS courses, internships, competitions and experiences
- Diverse student population: 34% minority includes Hispanic, Asian, Pacific Island, African and Native American
- ALL FAITHS WELCOME: 70% Catholic
- Open enrollment across the Wasatch Front primarily Salt Lake and Utah Counties
- High-tech, blended-learning approach to curriculum, integrating digital devices with traditional pedagogy
Profile last updated: 12/01/2015
- School Location Miles Grades Students
SandyGrades: PK-12 | 976 students
1480 E 9400 S
Sandy, UT 84092
Salt Lake CityGrades: 9-12 | 726 students
650 South 1100 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Salt Lake CityGrades: NS-12 | 918 students
720 Guardsman Way and 843 S Lincoln Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
MurrayGrades: 6-12 | 31 students
4998 S. Galleria Drive
Murray, UT 84123
LaytonGrades: PK-12 | 463 students
2352 E Highway 193
Layton, UT 84040
Our son graduated from Juan Diego a few years ago. As he starts his senior year of college, we feel so pleased that we sent him to JD, tuition and all. It has paid off immensely in the number of college courses he tested out of, the more difficult classes he was well prepared for, and the incredible study habits he developed at Juan Diego. He Is ready for his year ahead and getting an early start on his Masters. A big thank you to the faculty and administrators at Juan Diego.
- Posted by Parent - k8.m.
Wow! This is an amazing school our children are lucky to attend. The emphasis on academics and preparing them for college is surpassed by none. My oldest recently finished her first year at an out of state university. When she returned for the summer she commented that college was easy thanks to the preparation she received at Juan Diego. The faculty and staff truly care about each child. Not only do our children receive a top education, they also grow both emotionally and spiritually. We are forever grateful.
- Posted by Parent - micke
There is plenty of activities for all students, from sports to clubs. The administration is very involved with the students and works hard to build the community between the school, parents and students. My children graduated from Juan Diego and were able to get in to their college of choice, one with a full scholarship. Great school!
- Posted by Parent - ububa
One of the greatest things about Juan Diego is that this community is a family. This campus truly feels like "home" to my children with the faculty, staff, and administration taking true individual care of their success as students. I have two JD Alums and one Sophomore. Our Children's counselor is THE. BEST. EVER!!! She was there every step of the way throughout the college process (could not have done it without her!!!!) "Above and Beyond" is how I would describe the attention to detail! I've seen the JD process from start to finish and there is NOTHING I would change about the experience...except for it to not go by as fast. Best 4 years before College!
- Posted by Parent - vande
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