Real Salt Lake High School resides in Herriman, Utah. It serves the needs of students located primarily in Salt Lake, Utah, and Davis County. However, students come from all over the country as well as a few internationally to attend. Real Salt Lake Academy has a culturally sizeable Hispanic population, with 62% of its students identifying their ethnicity as Hispanic.


In operation since the fall of 2017, the Real Salt Lake Academy is a small public charter school serving grades 9-12, with a student body of approximately 350 students.

Real Salt Lake Academy got accreditation from the Northwest Accreditation Committee, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and North Central Association.


The mission of Real Academy is to educate, empower, and equip our students for the life they choose while at school and beyond graduation. Within a small, caring community, our laser-focused educational STEM program design provides each student with an individually crafted learning experience through the use of cutting-edge technology, project-based learning, dynamic teaching, and holistic mentoring.


We believe it is essential for secondary students to understand they control their educational experiences and their paths to successful futures.

We believe the most critical factor in a secondary student’s educational success is their relationships with superior teachers who empower students by providing guidance and encouragement.

We believe teachers should be mentors who understand their students’ strengths and weaknesses and coach each student through their secondary education experience.

We believe current technology, coupled with a STEM curriculum, provides a powerful tool for individually-tailored student learning and real-time assessment of progress to inform, encourage, and guide students and their teachers.


To help us accomplish our mission and vision as a school, Real Academy uses a blended learning model with online classes, traditional classes, and classes designed in a workshop/lab style. Courses may be a combination of all three types. Real Salt Lake Academy is a school that utilizes 1:1 technology.

Real Academy offers five possible emphases (pathways) for students to follow to graduation:

  • Sports Medical
  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Math
  • Sport Business.

We offer an 8-class schedule that can increase students’ options for specific pathways, concurrent enrollment, and internships.