Hunter High School is a large urban high school located on the west side of the Salt Lake Valley serving grades 9-12. It opened for students for the 1990-91 school year. The boundaries run approximately from 3500 to 4700 South and 4400 to 6400 West.
The Mission Statement of Hunter High
To provide a safe and engaging learning environment where each student can gain the knowledge and skills necessary to earn a high school diploma and succeed in our global society.
Each student can learn.
Each student should possess the skills and knowledge to function as a productive member of society.
Each student will graduate with marketable job skills that ensure gainful employment.
A diversified and interrelated curriculum is essential to accommodate a wide variety of student learning styles.
Each student will gain knowledge and value lifelong learning.
Each student lives up to expectations; therefore, expectations of educators, community, home, and self should be set at a high level.
Each student will develop a respect for themselves and others and be responsible for his/her decisions and actions.Each student is unique and valued.
Each student should be given the opportunity to reach his/her potential in all areas of academic, artistic, vocational, social, emotional, and physical development.
The relationship between teachers and students is a critical element in the learning process.
Parent involvement is essential to students in the learning process
Principal- Christine Straatman
Assistant Principal- Cory Martin
Assistant Principal-Eric Bailey
Assistant Principal- Sherri Branch
Assistant Principal- Erin Tanner
Faculty and Staff Members
Hunter High School has 101 teachers, 7 counselors, 8 secretaries, and 30 custodial, cafeteria and aids/trackers to assist in the education of students.
Hunter High School has an enrollment of approximately 2600 students made up of a rich mixture of culturally diverse backgrounds. Class sizes average 31.5 students per class due to the eight-period schedule program. Honors, advanced placement and vocational skills classes are in the range of 20-30 students.
Hunter High School is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges.CurriculumOur curriculum is set up to meet the needs of the academic, college bound student with AP programs in all academic areas as well as art and music. We offer many concurrent enrollment college courses. Along with this, we have occupational skills level programs in technical education, business, health occupations and home economics.