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School leader:  Amy Rhone
4941 West Union Hills Drive
Glendale, AZ 85308

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(602) 896-1166
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"Our school is best known for motivating students so that they want to learn."


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  • Facilities
    Sports Fields, Audiovisual aids, Cafeteria, Computer lab...


  • Arts
    None, Choir / Chorus, Creative writing, Dance, Drama...
  • World languages
    American Sign Language (ASL), Spanish
  • Sports
    Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross country...
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Submitted by a parent · January 08, 2016
My kids have been going to Canyon and now The Prep for 8 years. There have been many changes this year but I can tell you that you are not going to get a better education for your children. The public school system in Arizona is a joke compared... more

Submitted by a parent · January 07, 2016
I was nervous about all the changes last year, but this year seems to be going great! The new principal is SO friendly and approachable, unlike her predecessor. My child is having a great year, thanks to awesome teachers who care. Very happy.

Submitted by a community member · September 03, 2015
After 12 years and 3 children either gone through, or still attending, I thinks it's time to start looking elsewhere. How will it affect our kids - even with the stress with starting a new school in the middle of a school year, I feel the changes... more

Submitted by a parent · April 30, 2015
As for the comment below...Did you know that Board Certification does not guarantee a great or even a good teacher? You can teach anyone the skills of a job, but you cannot teach a love for children, a gift for communicating with them and a... more

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Why is Canyon thriving when so many schools are struggling? The answer should probably be complex, but it actually isn't. Our success is the result of our culture. Really? Culture? What’s so different about our culture? It's a culture where our faculty and staff: • Enjoy spending their day with children, causing students to feel valued. • Influence children to change, causing students to feel motivated. • Excel in their areas of responsibility, causing students to succeed. It’s a culture

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Canyon Pointe Academy
4941 West Union Hills Drive, Glendale, AZ  85308
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 141 reviews. (602) 896-1166
Last modified Canyon Pointe Academy is a Charter school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.