26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
Valencia, CA 91355
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Academy Of The Canyons serves 414 students in grades 9-12.
Academy Of The Canyons placed in the top 1% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 414 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 30:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Academy Of The Canyons ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Academy Of The Canyons's student population of 414 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
414 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Academy Of The Canyons is ranked within the top 1% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Academy Of The Canyons is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#10 out of 9659 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
30:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
39%
12%
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Hispanic
22%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
31%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   7/7/2017
This school was amazing. Unlike other schools I attended, they are way more about the education of students. They wanted to see the students succeed in life. The classes were difficult, but so worth it. The school doesn't big sporting events because of the small size, but there are still many benefits of a small school. We were able to play capture the flag, flag football, basketball, and many many other fun activities. Also, with the small school size you know everybody in the hallway. I knew every single person in my graduating class. We are all one big family at AOC.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Xander Roos
5   6/23/2017
Academy of the Canyons is an amazing school. It's very diverse and unique school- everyone gets along. The seniors are best friends with freshmen, the students are great friends with teachers. We have a very positive environment at AOC.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - -
2   5/9/2011
This school's criteria was a mandatory interview for both parents and student prior to acceptance. The rules of the game were changed in the middle of the process to accommodate their staff when they could not handle the amount of applications that came in and interviews that needed to be conducted. They held a lottery instead that had nothing to do with a student's merit or willingness to attend and in the process broke my daughter's heart. Principal would not even return a phone call for any explanation. I wonder if perhaps this is the way this school is operated also (?). Maybe the true entrance criteria is located on Earlycolleges.org.
- Posted by Parent - grgnm

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 414 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 30:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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