Bingham High School

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Bingham High School
Bingham High School Crest HD.png
Address
2160 W. 10400 S.
South Jordan, Utah 84095
United States
Coordinates 40°33′50″N 111°56′50″W / 40.56389°N 111.94722°W / 40.56389; -111.94722Coordinates: 40°33′50″N 111°56′50″W / 40.56389°N 111.94722°W / 40.56389; -111.94722
Information
Type Public
Established September 9, 1908
Principal Christen Richards-Khong[1]
Grades 10–12
Enrollment 2,388[2] (2011–12)
Color(s) Royal blue and white
         
Team name Miners
Website

Bingham High School is a public high school located in South Jordan, Utah, United States, and one of seven high schools in the Jordan School District. It was established in 1908 and is one of the oldest schools in the state. Bingham High has a student body approaching 3,800 sophomores, juniors and seniors as of the year 2016. Teacher/pupil ratios are budgeted at 1 to 27.3 with actual class sizes varying.

Student government[edit]

The Bingham High student government began in the 1910s. The first student body president on record was Dewey Miller, who led the miner student body during the 1917-1918 school year. In the 1920s student government at Bingham consisted of three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial. The student body officers formed the executive branch with a president, vice president, secretary-treasurer, yell master, yearbook editor and business manager. The principal, representatives from all the classes, and two faculty members made up the legislative branch. The student body court, with a prosecuting attorney, judge, chief of police and a clerk, handled the judicial duties of interpreting the school constitution and maintaining discipline.[3]

School programs[edit]

Clubs at Bingham High School include:[4]

School athletics[edit]

Bingham High School's athletics department includes the following sports:

  • Cheerleading
  • Basketball
  • Minerette drill team
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice hockey
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Baseball

Bingham received the Deseret News All-Sports Award in 2009 and 2011 for having the highest finishes in boys' and girls' sports of any 5A school in the state of Utah.[5]

Notable alumni[edit]

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