Canyon Day Junior High School

  • Canyon Day Junior High School serves 349 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 6% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Canyon Day Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 20:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Canyon Day Junior High School's student population of 349 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students349 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Canyon Day Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Canyon Day Junior High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:120:1
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American Indian
97%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
1%
45%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
n/a
39%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.060.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
11%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhiteriver Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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