Canyons District


The Canyons School District in Utah encompasses 47 schools, including 30 elementary schools, 8 middle schools, 7 high schools, and 2 alternative schools, serving a diverse student population across a wide range of performance levels. The district is home to some of the top-ranked schools in the state, such as Corner Canyon High School, Sunrise School, and Albion Middle School, which consistently outperform district and state averages in academic proficiency. However, the district also includes lower-performing schools, suggesting opportunities for improvement and targeted interventions to ensure more equitable access to high-quality education across all schools.

The student population in the Canyons District is diverse, with the percentage of white students ranging from 30% to over 80% across the schools. The top-performing schools tend to have lower percentages of minority and economically disadvantaged students, which may indicate potential equity issues that need to be addressed. The district-wide proficiency rates in English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science are generally higher than the state averages, but there is a significant range of performance across individual schools, with the top-performing schools having proficiency rates that are 20-30 percentage points above the state averages.

The per-student spending and student-teacher ratios in the Canyons District also vary widely, with the top-performing schools generally having lower ratios and higher spending. The alternative and special education schools in the district have significantly higher per-student spending, reflecting the additional resources required to serve these student populations. Overall, the Canyons School District presents a diverse landscape of educational opportunities, with both high-performing and lower-performing schools, and opportunities for improvement and equitable access to quality education for all students.

District Detail

 9361 South 300 East
Sandy, UT 84070

 (801) 826-5000

SchoolDigger Rank:
26th of 100 Utah districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 33,386

Primary Schools: 31
Middle Schools: 8
High Schools: 10
Alternative Schools: 2

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Utah State Board of Education.

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