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
9 470
10 475
11 476
12 508

Willow Canyon High School is a public high school of the Dysart Unified School District located in Surprise, AZ. It has 1,929 students in grades 9th through 12th. Willow Canyon High School is the 55th largest public high school in Arizona and the 1,799th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 26.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,929
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 74
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,799th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 55th out of 659
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 253rd out of 276
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 85th out of 276

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Willow Canyon High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 980
(51%)
3,917
(49%)
 Male 949
(49%)
4,124
(51%)

Willow Canyon High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,156
(60%)
3,944
(49%)
 Hispanic 490
(25%)
2,801
(35%)
 Black 135
(7%)
692
(9%)
 Two or More 75
(4%)
296
(4%)
 Asian 59
(3%)
209
(3%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
70
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
29
(0%)

Willow Canyon High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,248
(65%)
4,398
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 550
(29%)
2,954
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 131
(7%)
689
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Willow Canyon High School is ranked 66th out of 416 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Willow Canyon High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 43.7%. 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
2013 2133
2014 2084
2015 1929

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
2013 25.8
2014 25
2015 26.1

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
2013 0.35630567276137
2014 0.35508637236084
2015 0.35303265940902

Compare Willow Canyon High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,016.7% 20.2:1
 
2,610.0% 26.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.3%
 
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,929 26.1:1  
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