Canyon High School

Canyon High School serves 1,192 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.
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 1192 students has grown by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,192 students
Canyon High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Canyon High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Canyon High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Canyon High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
18%
51%
Canyon High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
1%
13%
Canyon High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
79%
30%
Canyon High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Canyon High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Canyon High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.35 0.41
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.
17%
53%
Canyon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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 (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,183 students has grown by 34% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,161 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,662 is less than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has grown by 55% over four years.
School District Name Canyon Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
3
Number of Students Managed 11,183 822
Canyon Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 86% 80%
Canyon Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $70 MM $9 MM
Canyon Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $92 MM $9 MM
Canyon Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,161 $11,947
Canyon Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,662 $12,666
Canyon Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CanyonReeves-hinger Elementary School
    1005 21st St
    CanyonTX 79015
    (806)677-2870
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 704 students                      
  • CanyonCanyon J High School
    910 9th Ave
    CanyonTX 79015
    (806)677-2700
    1.1 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 593 students                      
  • CanyonCanyon Intermediate School
    506 8th St
    CanyonTX 79015
    (806)677-2800
    1.3 mi | Gr. 5-6 | 578 students                      
  • CanyonCrestview Elementary School
    80 Hunsley Rd
    CanyonTX 79015
    (806)677-2780
    2.7 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 492 students                      
  • AmarilloLakeview Elementary School
    6407 Lair Rd
    AmarilloTX 79118
    (806)677-2830
    6.3 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 497 students                      

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