Canyon High School

Canyon High School serves 1,196 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Canyon High School operates within the Canyon Independent School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1196 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,196 students
Canyon High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Canyon High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Canyon High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Canyon High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Canyon High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
17%
50%
Canyon High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
13%
Canyon High School Black (1988-2012)
White
78%
31%
Canyon High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.36 0.64
Canyon High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
17%
44%
Canyon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
3%
7%
Canyon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,027 students has grown by 28% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Canyon Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
3
Number of Students Managed 11,027 799
Canyon Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 86% 80%
Canyon Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $70 MM $9 MM
Canyon Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $92 MM $9 MM
Canyon Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,161 $11,947
Canyon Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,662 $12,666
Canyon Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Midway Alternative High School (7.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Canyon J High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Reeves-hinger Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Canyon Reeves-hinger Elementary School
    1005 21st St
    Canyon , TX , 79015
    (806)677-2870
    0.5  mi  |  704  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Canyon Canyon J High School
    910 9th Ave
    Canyon , TX , 79015
    (806)677-2700
    1.1  mi  |  603  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Canyon Canyon Intermediate School
    506 8th St
    Canyon , TX , 79015
    (806)677-2800
    1.3  mi  |  605  students  |  Gr.  5-6
  • Canyon Crestview Elementary School
    80 Hunsley Rd
    Canyon , TX , 79015
    (806)677-2780
    2.7  mi  |  484  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Amarillo Lakeview Elementary School
    6407 Lair Rd
    Amarillo , TX , 79118
    (806)677-2830
    6.3  mi  |  517  students  |  Gr.  PK-4

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