Willow Canyon School

  • Willow Canyon School serves 398 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Willow Canyon School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Utah state average of 26%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Willow Canyon School's student population of 398 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students398 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

  • Willow Canyon School is ranked within the top 5% of all 957 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Willow Canyon School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall School Rank#13 out of 957 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a34:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
17%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
82%
74%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.310.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCanyons School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

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