Water Canyon High School

880 N. Carling St.
Hildale, UT 84784
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Water Canyon High School serves 331 students in grades 7-12.
Water Canyon High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Utah state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 28% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 331 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65-69% (Btm 50% in UT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Water Canyon High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Utah for:

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School Overview

Water Canyon High School's student population of 331 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
331 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Water Canyon High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 975 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Water Canyon High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (UT)
Overall Testing Rank
#650 out of 975 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
19%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
97%
72%
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Hawaiian
n/a
2%
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Graduation Rate
65-69%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Water Canyon High School's ranking?
Water Canyon High School is ranked #650 out of 975 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Utah.
What schools are Water Canyon High School often compared to?
Water Canyon High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Success Dsu by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% UT state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% UT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Water Canyon High School?
The graduation rate of Water Canyon High School is 65-69%, which is lower than the Utah state average of 88%.
How many students attend Water Canyon High School?
331 students attend Water Canyon High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Water Canyon High School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Water Canyon High School?
Water Canyon High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the Utah state average of 22:1.
What grades does Water Canyon High School offer ?
Water Canyon High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Water Canyon High School part of?
Water Canyon High School is part of Washington School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 331 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), UT Dept. of Education

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