5490 W Paradise Ln
Glendale, AZ 85306
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Canyon Elementary School serves 298 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Canyon Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 298 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Canyon Elementary School's student population of 298 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
298 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Canyon Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Canyon Elementary School is 0.53, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#682 out of 2120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Canyon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
35%
46%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
59%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Canyon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

School Calendar

View the Canyon Elementary School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Fall Break - All Schools and Offices Closed
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
Last Day of Semester - Early Dismissal
December 22, 2022 (Thursday)
First Day of the Semester
January 09, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break - No School
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School
May 25, 2023 (Thursday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 298 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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