West Canyon Elementary School

  • West Canyon Elementary School serves 510 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 52%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • West Canyon Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 25%.

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 510 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students510 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Canyon Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 671 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Canyon Elementary School is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#132 out of 671 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
33%
18%
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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
65%
75%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.470.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVallivue School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to West Canyon Elementary School is Cossa Academy (3.9 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Rivervue Middle School (4.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wilder Cossa Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 116 students
    3.9 miles
    109 Penny Lane
    Wilder, ID 83676
    (208)482-7904
    3.9 7-12 116
  • Caldwell Rivervue Middle School Alternative School
    Grades: 6-8 | 63 students
    4.3 miles
    21985 Dixie River Rd
    Caldwell, ID 83607
    (208)454-8899
    4.3 6-8 63
  • Caldwell Canyon Springs High School Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 260 students
    4.4 miles
    516 N 11th St
    Caldwell, ID 83605
    (208)455-3325
    4.4 6-12 260
  • Caldwell Jefferson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 711 students
    4.6 miles
    3311 South 10th Avenue
    Caldwell, ID 83605
    (208)455-3309
    4.6 6-8 711
  • Caldwell Wilson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 544 students
    4.6 miles
    400 E Linden
    Caldwell, ID 83605
    (208)455-3313
    4.6 PK-5 544

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