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Glendale, AZ

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9126 West Camelback Rd
Glendale, AZ 85305

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April 28, 2014
My school is a very great school. We are the only school that jumped 9% in our writting scores. Why, because our principal is amazing. He makes programs that are right for you. He will have after school tutoring. Not only that but we have amazing coaches and teachers, Our soccer team is the second best team in state. Why, again because our principal hires the best coaches and teachers. Also, i have never met a person that cares so much for their student. You can tell how much he loves his kids, he will be in campus to hang out with the studenst to socialize. It is rare to find a principal like him. He is the perfect principal anyone can ask for.

- submitted by a student
April 26, 2014
Copper Canyon is a great school thanks to Mr Potts. A principal involved in every aspect of the school. I have seen him attending Aztec games, and competitions after hours, or on weekends, taking time away from his family to support the students, because he cares. He held meetings one Saturday a month "Coffee with Potts", to talk to parents, get to know us, ask questions or rise our concerns. We respectfully ask the District Superintendent and the Board to reconsider their decision and renew Mr. Potts' contract. The students need him. AZTECS ASPIRE, AZTECS ACHIEVE.

- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2014
My school is and excellent school since Mr.potts is there. We need him at copper we are his family his only kids. Without potts copper will be nothing. We need him there. He bleeds copper!

- submitted by a student
April 26, 2014
This school is by the best the one where I would like to graduate. Mr. Potts shaking my hand as I go down the way to get my diploma would be just great. Not renewing his contract wouldn't make this possible.

- submitted by a student
April 25, 2014
Im excited to finish this school year all for mr. Potts he motivates me to stay in school.

- submitted by a student
April 25, 2014
As I first attended this school was In 2007 that yeas wasn't forgetful or none was it the best time of my high school years, a lot of fights and no one cared for that school at all.. as I was approaching my senior year Mr. Potts became the principal that school felt like a home and somewhere safe to be at, he cared for his students he made us feel like we can succeed and graduate. I attended games and etc events that went on at the school I always seen him through and supported the after school activities. He made copper canyon a better place I could proudly say that my senior was the best. because he bought to the school so much pride and spirit no one was scared to go to school. because he made it feel like home and no one else did.

- submitted by a student
April 25, 2014
The school is one of the best best in the west side it has gone from a really bad school in the west side to the best no fights no gangs no drugs nothing but casual school days.

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2014
Copper Canyon is one of a kind School, and that is all because of our beloved principal Mr.Potts determination to make our school the best it can be. He Motivates us all to do better, he believes in us. And unlike all other principals, Mr.Potts works hard to keep students in school and not giving up on us and just kicking us out of school. I couldn't have asked for a better principal to run our school, he is like a second dad to all of us who attend Copper Canyon and we won't let him go, not now, not never. I really hope the district reconsiders, they're making a huge mistake. Aztecs aspire, Aztecs achieve !

- submitted by a community member
April 25, 2014
I am so proud to be a copper canyon student and to have been taught to be a true aztec; courteous, commited, helpful and safe. It has made me more confident and hopeful for moving on in life like getting on the right track for college starting with good grades and a positive attitude. Moreover, I appreciate my teachers and all their hard work they have put in for me and my future but most of all I want to thank Mr. Potts. He has done everything with love and passion and even someone blind can realize this just by feeling his presence. He puts out something special to all copper canyon students that motivates us all for hope and achievement. He has always taught us to be courteous by being generous to others; commited by doing our school work and aspiring for those A's; helpful by helping others on campus, doing food drives and donations for poor people in Az in need and finally; safe by staying in school and joining extra curricular activities to distract us from the temptations. Im glad to say that my high school, where we learn to be a true aztec, is Copper Canyon High School with our dearest principal, Mr. Potts.

- submitted by a community member
April 25, 2014
My school has been great thanks to Mr. Potts. I as a student feel more safe due to Mr. Potts. It is great that he actually care about how we perform in each classes! He has turned us into courteous, committed, helpful, and safe students!

- submitted by a community member
April 25, 2014
Great school I have one son that graduated from there and my daughter who currently attends. I know I made a good decision when I enroll them there. Thanks Mr.Potts for the great job you have done with this school

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2014
This school deserves nothing but 5stars thanks to who? MR.POTTS he made a huge different to that school! So If I have to fight for hi. I will and I don't care he made a difference in my life and I want to thank him back by helping him and being on his side! We are his children and we will help him! Copper isn't a school with out MR.POTTS!

- submitted by a student
April 25, 2014
This school is everything it is today thanks to our principal Mr.Potts. He is the most dedicated principal, in advancing his students, I have ever had and I'm positive many more agree. His preporation and willingness is beyond what I expected in highschool when I first enrolled and copper canyon. With out a doubt Mr.Potts has rearranged the future for his students and with out him, education and leadership with vanish without his voice to lead us in life. His ways of how he enforces and controlls our school is amazing. Does anything, and promises students to make sure we are lead in the right path. He cares about not what he does to keep us tall, but how tall we can get. Best principal ever and best role model to anyone.

- submitted by a community member
April 25, 2014
This school is fun especially with Mr.Potts he motivates me to be in class and do my work

- submitted by a community member
April 25, 2014
Copper Canyon is an excellent school, it has improved soo much throughtout the past years. I have attended this school for the last 2 years and have never had any complaints. This school is filled with outstanding teachers who the students can trust and with a marvelous principal, Mr. Potts, who brings life to the school.

- submitted by a student
April 25, 2014
I Am Currently A Junior At Copper Canyon, I Have Recently Started In August My First Year At Copper As An Aztec ! I Have Never Felt The Way I Feel About Copper Canyon, It Is Not Just Going To School But It Is My Home. Copper Has Been A School That Anyone Just Feels Comfortable To Be At... I Can Say That I Have Not Seen A Single Fight At School Since I Started. I Just Feel Safe ! Mr. Potts Has Done So Much For Us His Kids (He Calls Us His Kids) He Is A Principle That Transmits Happiness By A Single Smile Or "Goodmorning Aztecs" Everytime He Talks In The Speaker He Sounds So Happy To Gives Us A News. HE has Done The "F" Challenge At Our School Which Is A Challenge He Makes Us Do To Improve Our Grades And It Has Worked Great On Me And Other Students ! What I Want To Say Is That Mr. Potts Has Done A Difference And I Wouldn't Want Him To Leave! I Haven't Cared About A Principle Like I Care About Him Because I Can Tell You That Mr. Potts Loves Us All To Death ! Please RENEW His CONTRACT!!!! #savepotts We Love You Mr. Potts ALWAYS & FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS

- submitted by a community member
April 24, 2014
The high rating that I'm giving this school is based solely on the fact that it has been continuously improving over the past few years under the watchful eye of a very devoted and kindhearted principal. Without him there, this school wouldn't so much as be on anyone's radar. Tolleson Union High School district is making a huge mistake trying to get rid of this man.

- submitted by a community member
April 24, 2014
This school has the greatest principal ever. The tolleson district is making a huge mistake letting him go. If they do not renew his contract I am pulling my kids out of the school.

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2014
Ever since I first entered Copper Canyon it felt like home. I had a relative who worked there before I was attending and she absolutely hated it. She would come home complaining about the disrespectful students and the dangerous environments. I've been attending Copper since my freshman year and I'm a senior. The year I started my freshman year was the same year Mr.Potts was starting too. I can imagine just as I was afraid of something new, Potts was too. But I was determined to better myself and Potts was determined to better our staff, students and community. Coppers days consisted of constant fighting, uncontrollable behavior and very poor acedemincs but when Potts entered, everything changed. Mr.Potts got rid of most if not all drug gangs, lowered the number of fights to VERY few and created a SAFE and FRIENDLY place for ALL students. He became our "adoptive father", guiding us each step of the way. Potts completely changed Copper for the BETTER. District will NEVER understand the kind of person he is because they are never there, treating him like the students do. We all know that the real reason for letting him go was NOT work related. So district, whats your justification?

- submitted by a student
April 24, 2014
I am a former student of this school, and it simply deserves nothing less than five stars. The past few years under the head of their most recent principal have been a complete night to day transformation. The student body is united, test scores have improved, and the school is such a healthy place for students to be. Tolleson Union High School district is making a huge mistake in getting rid of the best thing that has ever happened to the school, and I hope they can come to their senses.

- submitted by a student
April 24, 2014
Copper canyon is a great school. Mr Potts has made a HUGE difference! I remember when he had a guest speaker come and talk to us, due to Some incidents amongst the students and it helped ALL of us. Getting rid of him wouldn't be a good choice.

- submitted by a community member
April 24, 2014
Copper Canyon High School has improved and changed since the last time I visited after I graduated. It has changed and improved because of Alan Potts. I am extremely disappointed with the fact that the Tolleson Union District refuses to renew his contract with the school, for some unknown reason. They do not understand how important Mr. Potts was, and still is, to this school. He made it his duty to get to know each and every student, and do whatever it takes to help them succeed and achieve greatness. Mr. Potts changed the attitude of these kids, and made them want to learn. Isn't that what most schools want out of their students? I'm sure the past/present students will agree with me that Alan Potts was the best principal for this school, and it saddens me that this is happening to a good man.

- submitted by a student
April 24, 2014
I was class of 2012, and not many students were eligible for graduation. But Mr.Potts helped every single one of them to graduate. Class of 2012 were his babies, we were his first graduate class and he was so proud of us all. Mr. Potts is a great, genuine, intelligent, down to earth man. Hr feserves to keep his job. Copper wants him! Copper needs him!!

- submitted by a community member
April 24, 2014
I love this school. I love this school because of Mr.Potts. He is the best principal I have ever had, every year I see improvements. These improvements have been in test scores, the way the campus looks, and even the people on the campus. Not only does he push us to do better in school but he cares about us. He treats us like his own family and he listens when we need it. We all love him

- submitted by a community member
April 24, 2014
Thank you Mr. Potts you've truly made a difference at Copper Canyon you are admired by many of your students and always put your students needs first your the only one who gave copper canyon hope and support! You made us believe and promised you were gonna change copper for the better and you truly have. Without a good hearted person like you copper would still have the bad reputation we had. You supported us more than many parents that are in our lives and the ones who aren't. Tolleson District is making a terrible mistake! Mr. Potts your students love you and will always be appreciative of what you did for us! Aztecs Aspire Aztecs Achieve I'm an Aztec forever class of 2011

- submitted by a community member
April 24, 2014
Being able to attend CChs while Mr. Potts was there, was truely amazing. Not only was our school becoming better, but our education was improving. The man that made that possible is Mr.Potts, the number one person that cares for and about his students. I sincerely hope he stays at cchs, the students will be missing out on a wonderful and caring person.

- submitted by a community member
April 24, 2014
I went to copper canyon all four years of high school and had two different principals. However, only one actually took the time to get to know me and my friends. Not because we were troublemakers or star students, but because he actually care about ALL his students! Mr. Potts turned that school around so much in just his first year I can't imagine they change he's made now that he's had a few more years. Loosing Potts is like loosing all the good in copper canyon. #savemrpotts

- submitted by a community member
April 24, 2014
I am a parent of 2 graduate's from CCHS while Mr.Potts was the principle for the school. I have to say he is a very good role model for students, and always encouraging his students to do their best and to never quit! Both my kids moved on to college's (ASU AND U of A) my oldest is graduating from U of A this year, 1 year ahead of schedule!! Why am I posting this ....this is part of Mr. Potts encouragement of excellent guidance , and "open door" policy to all students to come in and talk if they needed. As well as I was ALWAYS impressed by the way he knew every child's name whom he had seen while walking on campus.(during my children's years of school) It's very sad for myself and my children whom are not even at the school no longer, to see this happen to such a good man. I have hope that the district correct their error on Mr. Potts and reconsider's his position at CCHS as principal once more. Sincerely, Mrs. Mata

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2014
Just like most are doing, I am only giving this school a 5 because of the principal Mr.potts. He has changed this school for better. I have never met a principal who is as humble and genuine as him. He has helped my child in so many ways, that is quite outrageous to think that the district is getting rid of him. This school will no longer be a 5 star school in my book without him.

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2014
Amazing school, amazing faculty, and AMAZiNG PRINCIPAL.. I give it to Mr Potts because without him the school would go down.. 5 stars!!

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2014
As a parent of 3 children that have attended Copper Canyon I want to provide my full 100% backing behind Mr. Alan Potts Principal. We started without Potts and it was below par, i spoke to Potts before enrolling my 1st daughter and it was his first year and he asked I give him a yr and wow... The changes he made to the school were immediate. My daughter graduated as Senior class president, enrolled in every sport and activity she could throughout her high school career. Potts went to just about every activity and supported The Aztecs. He made the school a family, a real true family were each student supported each student, were each sport pumped up the other sports. Every time he saw me, he would come up and give me a hug and gave me his personal attention. He remebered each of my kids names and my name. Mr Potts is amazing and I personally am sickened to see him go. I have the last of my children there as a freshman and without him it just wont be the same. Copper canyon students thrive with Mr Alan Potts. AZTECS ASPIRE. AZTECS ACHEIVE.

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2014
I attended this school from 2007-2011. I was greatly involved in the school. CCHS was my second home. I can honestly say that my last year at Copper Canyon was the best by far. This was year Alan Potts became our principal. So many people were thrilled with the change and it was noticeable. Mr. Potts effectively changed the atmosphere around campus and developed school pride. I remember seeing Mr. Potts (even before becoming principal) at many of the athletic events and performing arts shows. He was always supportive and enthusiastic for student achievements. This was a great way to end my high school experience. I have visited the school several times since and have been very glad to see the continuous improvements. Copper Canyon always had the potential for great things, it just took the right person to make it a reality. KEEP ALAN POTTS!

- submitted by a student
April 24, 2014
This school is amazing thanks to the principal, Mr.Potts, because he has picked up aims scores to the best. Im thankful for him!

- submitted by a community member
April 24, 2014
My five stars is based on the fact that the principle has not only changed my children's lives by inspiring them to achieve all that they can. My daughter graduated from there and I felt very confident sending my other two children there now with him gone I am pretty positive my boys will no longer be attending copper canyon. We want our children to learn and grow and be proud of what they accomplished and now they realize that because of a mistake Tolleson Union High School District has made they will no longer have the inspiration of an amazing principle to lead them.

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2014
Copper Canyon High School has improved immensely over the years thanks to the great staff, especially principal Alan Potts. He cares deeply for all students by attending numerous school events, supporting all clubs and sports and ultimately taking the time to talk with students and bringing the meaning of school spirit back to Copper Canyon. These qualities resonate strongly with this principal and unfortunately are hard qualities to find. This school is not only losing an outstanding principal but everything Copper Canyon has grown to be and no prinicipal will be able to fill in the shoes of such an incredible, genuine man and do the great things he has done for Copper Canyon over the years.

- submitted by a student
April 24, 2014
Awesome school. Mr Potts was cool too. He was strict but fair. A fitting principle for the school.

- submitted by a community member
April 24, 2014
Copper canyon is ranked 5 stars due to our loved principal, Mr.Potts. He has guided Copper Canyon from its bad habits to the greatest achievements that have been accomplished today. Mr. Potts is a leader, role model, and a friend. Copper Canyon would not be as respected with out Mr. Potts. He is the reason students attend class. He gives copper students the feeling of safety and wanted. He is welcoming to all visitors and demonstrates the values of Copper Canyon High School. With out Mr. Potts, Copper wouldnt be the same.

- submitted by a student
April 24, 2014
I use to go to CCHS , and Pott's was always my biggest supporter!!! He helped that school stay safe and successful! How can you let him go and not even let me explain what he has done for not only the school but for his students! The district will regret this, everyone says that the kids don't know anything and won't understand! We don't have to understand anything! All we do know is that Mr.Pott's is our Leader In Cheif of The Aztecs!!! Everyone knows what happens when their loyal leader falls , his troops fall along with him! Now do you really want the students to end up that way?? He taught us how Acheice And Aspire!

- submitted by a community member
April 24, 2014
This school deserves a way better reputation than it has. The students not only bond, but united!

- submitted by a student
April 24, 2014
I am a graduate and unfortunately was only able to have the honor and pleasure of knowing Mr. Potts for one year, but in that year, attending classes and being part of this family was actually enjoyable as well as humbling. Seeing the true passion and concern being displayed for all of potts students was a welcomed and unfamiliar change. Prior to his leadership you had to be cautious heading from class to class due to constant race wars, drug dealers in the restrooms, and even bomb threats, so much to the point that the administration office felt the need to call students and urge them to stay home. In my last year in attendance at copper canyon Mr Potts made it his priority to give students and parents their piece of mind back and even motivated students to try harder and put forth the effort to better themselves. Allen Potts is a good man, and with out doubt one of the most kind hearted and selfless individuals you could ever hope to meet, and as far as the district's decision, I can say without hesitation that they are making a serious mistake. If they follow through with their pompous crusade to ruin the best thing about this school, he will nit be forgotten and deeply missed.

- submitted by a community member
April 23, 2014
the only reason this is a good school is because Mr.Potts made it that way, he inspired hundreds of students to do better he made the school a safe place to be! And now the board for no reason doesn't want to renew his contract, students are protested and our opinions don't even matter to them!!! The school is not going to be the same without him!!!!

- submitted by a community member
April 23, 2014
I am currently A student at copper canyon high school and I absolutely love it. The principal and the teachers amaze me on how much they care. I've attended copper for 3 years now and have seen so many changes and improvements all because of Mr.Potts (the principal). People at our school respect Potts because of how much he has done for us , he made our school feel like our home. He attends all sporting events (correct me if I am wrong) but most of the sporting events for copper canyon I've went to I have seen him there. He motivates us to achieve and accomplish our goals. Mr.Potts is the only person on campus who actually cares , whenever he sees a student he will say hi and ask how out day is going and he is the only one that does that. We are a better school because of him . He is out rock. His encouragement and his big heart is why I love attending copper canyon high school , if it's one thing it is because of that man.

- submitted by a community member
April 23, 2014
Mr.potts shouldnt be fired. the school board is being unfair and ridiculous. Mr.Potts has made this school such a better place! If anything we need more people like him. He's so inspirational and i think he deserves every right to get his job back or as the news stated his contract *renewed* #savepotts

- submitted by a student
April 23, 2014
Bring Potts back!!!! This School Will never be the same without him!!! He made such a difference in the school and in our lives as students! This is not fair for us. School is supposed to be a place we all want to be.. Potts made it thAt way for us..

- submitted by a community member
April 23, 2014
We want Potts back. Copper will not be the same, he was the one who showed so much spirit & made Copper a place where we all want to be. He cares for his students, our school & he is the best principal.. He doesn't deserve this!

- submitted by a community member
January 15, 2014
I currently go to Copper Canyon High School and I love it! Everyone is so nice and welcoming! My freshmen year I attended Westview most of the year it was horrible! And they talked a lot of smack about other schools, so I moved to Basha since we were moving houses temporally. I guess the school was okay but it just wasn't for me. I joined the stunt team and I liked it, but at a competition we were competing against Copper Canyon, and my gosh they were so good! And they stand out from different schools they had the most people and they were stealing the spotlight, so when we moved we moved closer to CCHS and I instantly joined the team and they treated me like a family. Now we qualify to compete at the highest cheering competition in the US. The soccer team is so good as well! The currently rank #13 in the US and #2 in AZ. Although football is not the best thing for the school since they lose mostly ever game, Copper Canyon is a school they you want to join if your into athletics. I love my team and wouldn't trade them for the world <3! #Aztecforlife

- submitted by a student
August 06, 2013
I currently go this school and even though it has been bad in the past it has changed and it is very very big where I guarantee you are going to get lost on first day. Teachers are very committed for you to succeed :)

- submitted by a community member
May 01, 2013
504 Plan at Copper Canyon???? Do the teachers know about Plan 504??? I gave up my child's rights. It is really sad for parents and kids who need to be protected by Plan 504 at this school. My son was supposed to take tests in a private room. This never happened.

- submitted by a parent
August 05, 2012
If you want to know what's wrong with public education in AZ, just study this school. Massive pressure on teachers to pass students NO MATTER WHAT! Direct quote from administrator; "We're not in the business of giving life lessons! If you give a kid a failing grade, you're not teaching them a lesson, you're just lowering their self-esteem." They would rather get a signature from a counselor saying they can graduate a student who does not read, as opposed to actually teaching that student to read! Go see for yourself. Don't let the administrators lead you about by the nose showing you what they want you to see--they are masters of PR and spin. Drop in unannounced or shadow your student for a day. You won't have to look long or hard to see the disturbing truth.

- submitted by a teacher
September 06, 2011
Although the school has been bad in the past, the school has made a complete 360 degree change including stricter rules and a faculty that cares and helps the students. this is now one of the best schools out there all thanks to the principal and the school spirit of the students. this school used to be known for fights but now the students are actually trying to prevent fights!

- submitted by a student
June 15, 2011
is by far the worst school I have ever been to. The faculty is downright malicious, the teachers don't care at all, and I have never seen so many troubled kids. The students have no respect for themselves or each other. Everyday I would see people on drugs, or talking about sex, and the teachers didn't notice at all. The teachers definitely play favorites, and if your not one of the select few then school becomes miserable. The office staff and faculty members seem to want to find the bad in everybody, even falsely accusing the good-moralled students. In the month I spent at DM I learned nothing academic whatsoever, even in advanced classes. This school is absolutely a joke and I would not recommended it for anyone.

- submitted by a student
June 03, 2011
I am currently a student at Copper Canyon. I have been there my entire high school career. Unfortunately, in the society we live, people seem to only acknowledge the negative about something, and that is exactly what has happened with Copper. Yes it is true that in previous years the violence at the school was at a much higher level than it should have been, but this past school year brought along significant changes. The new administration cracked down on discipline, as well as attendance. Academics wise, the school offers a pretty decent selection of classes. The AP program has expanded quite a bit. And it's not as if having certain AP classes depends on the school, it depends on the number of students that sign up to take an AP course. School spirit is also a big issue, but in a world where, for some odd reason, football seems to be the most important sport, its hard to have school spirit when you have a team that has only won a single game in the past two years. However, our other sports do help. Soccer being regional champs two years in a row, Baseball winning regionals last year and making it to the playoffs this year. Yes Copper is different, but it isn't a bad school.

- submitted by a student
June 01, 2011
I am a student that is currently attending copper canyon. I love this school, its has changed so much with our new principal. People may say its a bad school and even academicaly. But our school staff teachers are very smart, and help us acheive our goal in learning more in eduaction.. They go throughout their way to help us and care for us when we need them the most. I have grown out through copper canyon. Not them only them watching me grow, but as me watching them grow into a school that has achieved beyond my standards. We are aztecs,We aspire and we acheive. Not only because of us, but as a school that brings the students together and focuses on our main goal of sucess. Lets go aztecs!

- submitted by a student
August 13, 2010
the best school they have awesome teachers!! and have respectful students by the way everyone learns the same as others

- submitted by a student
March 24, 2010
I'm currently a senior attending Copper Canyon. Having transferred from a school in California my junior year, I noticed tremendous differences immediately. The students lack spirit, and this directly affects the school's charisma as a whole, and overall, brings the entire student population's morale down, as well as the teachers'. It is simple to blame all of this on Copper Canyon as an institution, but as someone who is well aware of who is leading this state, I dare to reach further: Parents, please cease in your blame of the administration. This state is run by people who are willing to cut your child's education funding, and until education becomes a priority in this state, this will continue. You failed to allow for the Override to pass, and now you will see the immense affects take place. Push for change, parents. Your children will appreciate it.

- submitted by a student
no rating March 23, 2010
I think Copper Canyon is a great school. For all the parents that say there are too many fights and too many problems, dont blame the school, its not their fault that your kids cant behave ! The sports are great. If your child comes home with bad grades dont blame the school. I would recommend this school to anyone that wants to have fun and get a good education ! (:

- submitted by a student
January 22, 2010
im a student at CCHS n i love it if ur a student they would say the same thing because its true. All of the teachers and helpers are great with us n i couldnt choose any other school that is better than Copper Canyon home of the Aztecs!!!!

- submitted by a student
December 01, 2009
Copper Canyon doesn't have enough responsibility as a school. Its academics are very poor. Classrooms are over crowed and some teachers just give up on that. Some teachers try hard to teach but the students are the problem. Gangs are not really that bad anymore but vandalism is things getting stole from lockerrroms. I go to Copper Canyon. Of course I think its the best but it has those problems. They focus to much on sports especially Football and the varsity went 0-11 When other teams need school support too.

- submitted by a student
October 28, 2009
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- submitted by a teacher
August 05, 2009
I go to Cqpper Canyon and Im happy with everything the school has t offer

- submitted by a student
August 04, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating July 22, 2009
My son is going on his 3nd year at copper canyon, He has a 504. The school knows nothing about a 504, if your child has a 504 do not send them to this school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 26, 2009
My daughter brings home all high A & B for her freshman year, except for her finial she gets low B in reading & high C in math. I thought she was doing ok by the papers & report card grade I seen through the year. Went out & picked up couple work books that pretest for the chapters and then post test. By the pretest in these books she not even a C student. I dont know how they make the kids grade look so good through the year but plan on finding out. I give this school a 2 star

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2009
My daughter just graduated from copper canyon and I believe this school has several issues it needs to deal with. Starting from the teachers who are not educated enough to know how to teach to the adminastration who lacks in leadership and knowing how to bring in good teachers and how to guide and discpline a student when needed.

- submitted by a parent
May 16, 2009
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- submitted by a student
March 23, 2009
Very poor one on one education services. Teachers that I spoke to seemed very immature and unorganized. Some lacked a will to come to school and as they put it 'deal' with students.

- submitted by a community member
December 05, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
September 04, 2008
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- submitted by a student
September 02, 2008
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- submitted by a student
July 23, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating April 16, 2008
In my opinion Copper Canyon used to be a very good school. Three years ago the school started having major problems with gangs, discipline as well as losing some real good teachers. Alot of the problems had to do with the principal. If she could have opened her eyes and saw alot of the problems that were going on maybe the school wouldn't have some of the problems it has now. I will not recommend this school to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
April 15, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
March 19, 2008
I am so glad this is my son's last year. I can't take another year with the administrative staff. They do not seem to know what classes my son needs, he has been placed in unnecessary classes and told to make up classes that he does not need.

- submitted by a parent
January 09, 2008
This school is one of the best schools I've been to. I went there for one semester and I loved it. The teachers were great, and learned a lot. It was a shame I had to move out of the city, but yeah, this school really is amazing. It has one fault though. In lunch time, they keep all their students in one area, they don't let them wander around the school. That is a mistake, they would be able to eat around campus. Other than that, this school is great, I recommend it to everybody. The school's academic programs are good which includes AP, and their equipment is brand new. The computer labs and computer classes all have brand new monitors and pc's.

- submitted by a student
November 05, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2007
who ever says copper canyon is a bad school they are wrong. the teachers and principals do their best to help the students succeed.

- submitted by a student
no rating August 06, 2007
In my opinon this school is a big dissappointment. I think that Copper Canyon does not have many good teachers. Copper Canyon has a lot of issues with maintaining restrooms, gang problems, many fights. I do not recommend this school at all.

- submitted by a student
July 18, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
June 27, 2007
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June 22, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
April 03, 2007
Copper canyon has a great need for improvement. This school prides itself on its sports programs but many other programs for student development are overlooked. Teachers advise parents to keep the communication lines open & then ignore them when they do (however,there are some exceptions). Be weary before allowing your student to attend this school if you have other options.

- submitted by a parent
March 30, 2007
My child is gifted taking ap classes but at copper canyon he was placed in the wrong level more than once the vp was not helpful, however his math teacher went to the extreme to change his schedule. I'm grateful for her hardwork but I eventually ended up taking him to another school. The problem is overcrowded classromms and sometimes the teachers cant handle it. If you plan to sent your child check it out first.

- submitted by a parent
March 09, 2007
Copper Canyon is a huge dissappointment. The lack of higher academics, not everybody desires a life in sports medicene. The behavior of students is extremely poor, locking the facilities up during class time isn't the answer to vandalism. For a new school I had great expectations , but have only experienced extreme disappointment.

- submitted by a parent
February 22, 2007
I think copper canyon is the best school ever! Students learn a lot, and there after school activities are great! Everyone student who wants to succeed should attend here. :D

- submitted by a former student
January 15, 2007
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- submitted by a student
December 11, 2006
Copper Canyon is lacking in it's AP programs. Elective choices are also slim... I would chose another school.

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December 08, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
October 19, 2006
Copper Canyon is okay, but not the greatest school. I like it, but my teachers aren't helpful, and sometimes they don't follow through with some things. My friends in higher grades all like it though. By the way, I'm freshman.

- submitted by a student
September 30, 2006
Mrs. Wagoner is great, best Principal in AZ. hands down. I believe that her positive attitude and love for the students carry over to most of the staff. This creates an environment where students feel welcome and comfortable. I hope Mrs. Wagoner stays awhile here at Copper Canyon.

- submitted by a student
May 31, 2006
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March 27, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
March 03, 2006
Copper Canyon has excellent acedemic programs and opportunities. They have an excellent afterschool community program for teens. No reason for a kid to ever be board at this school

- submitted by a parent
December 13, 2005
I really recomend this school to the parents who want their kids to get good grades and succed in life

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Copper Canyon High School
9126 West Camelback Rd, Glendale, AZ  85305
(623) 478-4000
Last modified Copper Canyon High School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Copper Canyon High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 93 reviews. Top