Bountiful High School
|Bountiful High School|
|Type||Public High School|
|Asst. Principal||Sue Baylis, Alan Smith|
|Location||695 S. Orchard Dr.,
Bountiful, Utah 84010, USA
|District||Davis School District|
|Colors||Red and Grey|
|Athletics||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, Wrestling|
|Website||Bountiful High School Website|
Bountiful High School is a public high school located in Bountiful, Utah educating students in grades 10 to 12. The school is a member of the Davis School District. In 2012, BHS was ranked as one of the top 1000 high schools in the United States, 2nd in the state of Utah, and 1st in Davis County.
We at Bountiful High School, in
partnership with parents and
community, are committed to providing
the opportunity for each student to
become an effective communicator, a
responsible citizen, a resourceful thinker,
and a lifelong learner.
Oh Bountiful, we're proud of you and of your red and grey!
We'll fight for you with might for you and cheer you as you play!
Unlowered shall these colors be whatever comes our way!
So glorious in victory the mighty red and grey!
B! H! S! Go! Fight! Win! (x2)
B - H - S - HEY! Go - Fight - Win - BRAVES!
Bountiful High first opened its doors in 1951. It was later underwent reconstruction in 2013 and a new cafeteria and commons were built in place of an outdoor courtyard as well as the addition of air conditioning. Other remodels include new hallways, entrance, foyer, and bathrooms.
In 2012, the school had a 97% graduation rate and an average ACT score of 23.3. Bountiful High offers Concurrent Enrollment courses through Weber State University and Utah State University in which students may receive college credit during their studies. Bountiful High also offers Advanced Placement (AP) credit, as well as International Baccalaureate courses whose participants can earn an IB Diploma at the end of their senior year of high school.
BHS competes in 4A sports including soccer, basketball, baseball, wrestling, volleyball, cross country, track and field, golf, tennis, swimming and football. They also share a rivalry with Woods Cross High School Wildcats. The Braves have a rich history in the student section supporting the Athletics. The section is commonly referred to as the BASS. The BASS has been featured on many television programs and social media outlets. The Braves won back-to-back state football championships in 2002 and 2003, and the boy's soccer team has won a total of 8 state championships, the most recent of which came back to back in 2007, 2008, and 2013. The basketball program at this school has historically been quite notable. Led by longtime coach Mike Maxwell, the Braves won the 2014 and 2015 4A state basketball title. Bountiful won the girls soccer state championship in 2000, 2003 and 2006. The girls tennis team won the state championship in 2003 and 2004. The Mandonelles (drill team) have won first place at their Region and State Competition in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, 2014, and 2015, and this "seven peat" is one of the longest running streaks Utah has ever seen.
Bountiful High has a wide variety of clubs and organizations, including:
- Student Body Officers (Student Government)
- Jazz Band
- German Club
- Drill Team
- Dance Company
- Math Club
- Key Club
- National Honor Society
- Drama Club
- Swing Club
- French Club
- IB Club
- Creative Writing/Poetry
- Interact Club (Rotary)
- Chess Club
- Ultimate Frisbee Club
- "America's Best High Schools 2012". The Daily Beast. Retrieved 12 July 2012.
- UHSAA. "UHSAA Football Champions". Retrieved 2009-07-18.
- ((cite web http://www.uhsaa.org/bsoccer/4ABoysBracket1.pdf))
- UHSAA. "UHSAA Girls Soccer Champions". Retrieved 2009-07-18.
- UHSAA. "UHSAA Girls Tennis Champions". Retrieved 2009-07-18.
- UHSAA. "UHSAA Girls Drill Team Champions". Retrieved 2009-07-18.