Willow Canyon High School



Willow Canyon High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Willow Canyon High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 568
10 482
11 523
12 477

Willow Canyon High School is a public high school of the Dysart Unified School District located in Surprise, AZ. It has 2,050 students in grades 9th through 12th. Willow Canyon High School is the 44th largest public high school in Arizona and the 1,345th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.7 to 1.

Total Students: 2,050
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 86.5

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Willow Canyon High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,071
(52%)
3,599
(49%)
 Male 979
(48%)
3,782
(51%)

Willow Canyon High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,271
(62%)
3,640
(49%)
 Hispanic 488
(24%)
2,575
(35%)
 Black 149
(7%)
620
(8%)
 Asian 70
(3%)
217
(3%)
 Two or More 43
(2%)
235
(3%)
 American Indian 21
(1%)
65
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(0%)
29
(0%)

Willow Canyon High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,279
(62%)
3,902
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 597
(29%)
2,802
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 174
(8%)
677
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Willow Canyon High School is ranked 63rd out of 0 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Willow Canyon High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 45.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Willow Canyon High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2625
2006 2261
2007 2359
2008 2167
2009 1988
2010 2014
2011 2030
2012 2050

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.5
2006 20.1
2007 24.3
2008 24.2
2009 24
2010 24.2
2011 22.3
2012 23.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32380952380952
2006 0.021229544449359
2007 0.00042390843577787
2008 0.31472081218274
2009 0.28772635814889
2010 0.38927507447865
2011 0.3679802955665
2012 0.37609756097561

Compare Willow Canyon High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,948.4% 19.5:1
 
2,370.0% 23.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.6%
 
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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