North Canyon High School

1700 E. Union Hills
Phoenix, AZ 85024
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
North Canyon High School serves 1,864 students in grades 7-12.
North Canyon High 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 42% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

North Canyon High School's student population of 1,864 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students1,864 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Rankings

North Canyon High 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 North Canyon High School is 0.57, 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 Testing Rank
#1029 out of 2120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
58%
45%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
30%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.570.65
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Graduation Rate
88%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParadise Valley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to North Canyon High School is West-mec - North Canyon High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Career Success Jr/sr High School - North Phoenix (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Echo Mountain Intermediate School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix West-mec - North Canyon High School Vocational School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12
    0.0 miles
    1700 E. Union Hills Dr.
    Phoenix, AZ 85024
    (623) 873-1860
    0 9-12 n/a
  • Phoenix Echo Mountain Intermediate School Math: 23% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 421 students
    0.3 miles
    1811 E. Michigan 3
    Phoenix, AZ 85022
    (602) 449-5600
    0.3 PK-6 421
  • Phoenix Echo Mountain Primary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 550 students
    0.3 miles
    1811 E Michigan Ave 3
    Phoenix, AZ 85022
    (602) 449-5500
    0.3 PK-6 550
  • Phoenix Eagle Ridge Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 411 students
    0.9 miles
    19801 North 13th Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85024
    (602) 449-5700
    0.9 PK-6 411
  • Phoenix Intelli-school - Paradise Valley Charter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 93 students
    1.2 miles
    1427 E. Bell Rd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85021
    (602) 564-7280
    1.2 9-12 93

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