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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A+
  7. Administration
    grade A+
  8. Sports
    grade unavailable
  9. Food
    grade A
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Academy of the Canyons is a top rated, public school located in Santa Clarita, CA. It has 411 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 31 to 1. According to state test scores, 92% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.

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Academy of the Canyons Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
92%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1310
174 responses
Average ACT
29
39 responses
AP Enrollment
No data available  

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$99,666
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,895
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$537,000
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
96%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 23 responses
Poll
91%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 23 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 63 responses
  • Class Cup
    21%
  • Gingerbread House Competition
    19%
  • Capture the Flag
    13%
  • Food Day
    13%
  • International Week
    13%
  • Halloween costumes
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
411
Free or Reduced Lunch
14%
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 33 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 33 responses
6%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 33 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
31:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$79,319
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 37 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 37 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 37 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$12,596 / year
National
$12,239
72%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 39 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 39 responses
51%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 39 responses

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