Norterra Canyon K-8

  • Norterra Canyon K-8 serves 862 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Norterra Canyon K-8 places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Norterra Canyon K-8's student population of 862 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students862 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Norterra Canyon K-8's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Norterra Canyon K-8 is 0.39, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#267 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Norterra Canyon K-8 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Norterra Canyon K-8 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
77%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Norterra Canyon K-8.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.390.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Norterra Canyon K-8 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Norterra Canyon K-8 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDeer Valley Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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