Canyon Del Oro High School

  • Canyon Del Oro High School serves 1,627 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (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 38% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Canyon Del Oro 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 top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 59%.

Top Placements

Canyon Del Oro High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Canyon Del Oro High School's student population of 1,627 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,627 students
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Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Canyon Del Oro 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 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Canyon Del Oro High School is 0.56, which is more 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)
Overall School Rank#1217 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:120:1
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American Indian
1%
4%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
33%
44%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
58%
41%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.560.42
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Graduation Rate
88%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
11%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmphitheater Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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