North Canyon High School

  • North Canyon High School serves 1,957 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 60%.
  • North Canyon High School operates within the Paradise Valley Unified School District.
  • Paradise Valley Unified School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the AZ state average of 77%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1957 students has declined by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,957 students
North Canyon High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % North Canyon High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
North Canyon High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade North Canyon High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 20:1
North Canyon High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
5%
North Canyon High School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
5%
3%
North Canyon High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
47%
45%
North Canyon High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
4%
5%
North Canyon High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
40%
40%
North Canyon High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
North Canyon High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
2%
North Canyon High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups North Canyon High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.62 0.42
North Canyon High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
41%
34%
North Canyon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%
North Canyon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Paradise Valley Unified School District's student population of 32,272 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,509 is higher than the state average of $8,166. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,997 is higher than the state average of $8,440. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Paradise Valley Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
1
Number of Students Managed 32,272 325
Paradise Valley Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 77%
Paradise Valley Unified School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $309 MM $3 MM
Paradise Valley Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $325 MM $3 MM
Paradise Valley Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,509 $8,166
Paradise Valley Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,997 $8,440
Paradise Valley Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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