Black Canyon High School

  • Black Canyon High School serves 64 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Black Canyon High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Black Canyon High School's student population of 64 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students64 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Black Canyon High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 676 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Black Canyon High School is 0.44, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank#509 out of 676 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
20%
18%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
76%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.440.40
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Graduation Rate20-29%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEmmett Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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