North Canyon High School

North Canyon High School serves 2,232 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
North Canyon High School operates within the Paradise Valley Unified School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is higher than the AZ state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 2232 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,232 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 99 teachers
North Canyon High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade North Canyon High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 18:1
American Indian
2%
5%
Asian
5%
3%
Hispanic
36%
43%
Black
4%
5%
White
49%
42%
All Ethnic Groups North Canyon High School Sch Ethnicity North Canyon High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.63 0.42
North Canyon High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
32%
36%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
11%
North Canyon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,608 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Paradise Valley Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
48
1
Number of Students Managed 33,608 257
Paradise Valley Unified  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 79% 74%
Paradise Valley Unified  School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $299 MM $2 MM
Paradise Valley Unified  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $327 MM $2 MM
Paradise Valley Unified  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,821 $9,374
Paradise Valley Unified  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,646 $8,323
Paradise Valley Unified  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is West-mec - North Canyon High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Echo Mountain Intermediate School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Echo Mountain Primary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PhoenixWest-mec - North Canyon High School
    Vocational School
    1700 East Union Hills Dr
    PhoenixAZ 85024
    (623)873-1860
    Vocational School

    0 mi | 2 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PhoenixEcho Mountain Primary School
    1811 East Michigan Ave 3
    PhoenixAZ 85022
    (602)449-5500
    0.3 mi | 621 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • PhoenixEcho Mountain Intermediate School
    1811 East Michigan 3
    PhoenixAZ 85022
    (602)449-5600
    0.3 mi | 405 students | Gr. 4-6                      
  • PhoenixEagle Ridge Elementary School
    19801 North 13th St
    PhoenixAZ 85024
    (602)449-5700
    0.9 mi | 607 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • PhoenixIntelli-school - Paradise Valley High School
    Charter School
    1427 East Bell Rd
    PhoenixAZ 85022
    (602)564-7280
    Charter School

    1.2 mi | 121 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Phoenix, AZ public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.39, which is higher than the Arizona average of 0.36. The most diverse school in Phoenix is Richard E Miller School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arizona or national school diversity statistics.