West Canyon Elementary School

  • West Canyon Elementary School serves 671 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 52% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 53%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • West Canyon Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 24%.

Top Placements

West Canyon Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

School Overview

  • West Canyon Elementary School's student population of 671 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students671 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Canyon Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 656 schools in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Canyon Elementary School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank#216 out of 656 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in West Canyon Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in West Canyon Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
34%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in West Canyon Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Canyon Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
63%
76%
This chart display the percentage of White students in West Canyon Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Canyon Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ID.
Diversity Score0.490.39
This chart display the diversity score of West Canyon Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Canyon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Canyon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVallivue School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to West Canyon Elementary School is Cossa (3.0 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Cossa (3.0 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Cossa (3.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Greenleaf Cossa Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12
    3.0 miles
    109 Penny Lane
    Greenleaf, ID 83626
    (208)454-2087
    3.0 PK-12 n/a
  • Wilder Cossa Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 112 students
    3.9 miles
    109 Penny Lane
    Wilder, ID 83676
    (208)482-6074
    3.9 7-12 112
  • Caldwell Rivervue Academy Alternative Alternative School
    Grades: 7-9 | 64 students
    4.3 miles
    21985 Dixie River Rd
    Caldwell, ID 83607
    (208)454-8899
    4.3 7-9 64
  • Caldwell Canyon Springs Alternative High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 297 students
    4.4 miles
    516 N 11th St
    Caldwell, ID 83605
    (208)455-3325
    4.4 9-12 297
  • Caldwell Jefferson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 691 students
    4.6 miles
    3311 S 10th Avenue
    Caldwell, ID 83605
    (208)455-3309
    4.6 6-8 691

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