Canyon Elementary School

  • Canyon Elementary School serves 363 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Canyon Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Canyon Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Canyon Elementary School's student population of 363 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 64% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Canyon Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,897 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Canyon Elementary School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#892 out of 1897 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
28%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
66%
38%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Canyon Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.490.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeoria Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Canyon Elementary School is Sunflower School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glendale Sunflower School
    Grades: PK-12 | 36 students
    0.1 miles
    5490 W Paradise Lane
    Glendale, AZ 85306
    (623)412-5050
    0.1 PK-12 36
  • Glendale Hope High School Online Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 126 students
    0.4 miles
    5651 W. Talavi Blvd.
    Glendale, AZ 85306
    (602)674-5555
    0.4 7-12 126
  • Glendale Desert Heights Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-4 | 382 students
    0.5 miles
    5821 West Beverly Lane
    Glendale, AZ 85306
    (602)896-2900
    0.5 K-4 382
  • Glendale Jefferson Preparatory High School Charter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 196 students
    0.5 miles
    16635 N 51st Ave
    Glendale, AZ 85306
    (602)595-2990
    0.5 7-12 196
  • Glendale Challenge Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 502 students
    0.9 miles
    5801 West Greenbriar Drive
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    (602)938-5411
    0.9 K-6 502

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