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5490 West Paradise Lane
Glendale, AZ 85306

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(623) 486-6000
(623) 412-5061
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September 06, 2015
This school continues to get better! Admin has really turned this school around! New teachers are really serious about teaching. They have started the year off by making sure each student gets what he or she needs. They have time during the day called win time or what I need. It's refreshing to see a school take care of it's students.

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May 12, 2015
I have two kids who attend Canyon and they love it there. This is their first year at Canyon, but they have been welcomed with open arms! The teachers are compassionate and truly care about my children. The office staff will bend over backwards to help a parent. The new principal and returning assistant principal are a fantastic team who really want to change where Canyon is headed. Overall, it has been an A+ year!

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April 29, 2015
I love Canyon! As a parent I am more concerned with the atomosphere my child is in on a daily basis all day, Canyon is a great atmophere with caring devoted employees. The new administration is great, the principal is so compassionate and understanding to the students. I am proud to say that my children attend Canyon!

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April 28, 2015
To tell the truth it has been a couple of difficult years for Canyon, but this school year we had the good luck to get a new Principal, she is a wonderful teacher, a really hard worker and a mother that understands the challenges of the state of education now. I trust that our school is going to be graded a 10 soon. The faculty is really working towards it. The staff is just as hard working as everybody there. My girls feel at home at Canyon, they truly love their teachers, the staff even some of the volunteers.

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April 27, 2015
Canyon is a wonderful school! The new adminstration is great and we have noticed alot of really great changes around the campus. I love how Canyon focuses on community asnd it really feels like a family. The teachers are wonderful and I have had positive experiences with all of the support staff. I highly recommend Canyon.

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February 21, 2015
I love this school. Compare to the other school my child went to. The teachers are wonderful. The new principal is wonderful. The office staff are very friendly. My only concern is I feel like ever since the common core has started I feel that my children are not learning of all subjects in school. Just my opinion though. Thanks!

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April 21, 2013
My child has attended this school for a couple years now and i have to say this year has had a lot of POSITIVE changes! I love the new office staff and principal! Its a much happier place to come to in the morming! They are very welcoming and helpful!

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March 20, 2013
I have two children that attend Canyon. My son has had a wonderful experience there and has much support from his teachers for his learning disability. My daughter has had some struggles at Canyon and I am trying to get her the help she needs. Canyon has had many staff changes since last year and I can't say it has been for the best. I have become very disappointed and am glad my son is moving on to High School. I will be moving my daughter at the end of the school year. I have emailed staff with my concerns and have not had any follow up phone calls or emails. I loved Canyon when both of my children started their in the Preschool program they use to have.

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March 09, 2012
My son has attended Canyon for 1st and 2nd grade. Canyon is outstanding! His previous school "wrote him off" stating he may possibly be able to be a "c" student. Canyon teachers work closely together to ensure that my son not only meets his educational goals, but gives him the tools to succeed! He loves Canyon and so do we! Mrs. Vaninetti is the most amazing teacher I have had the priviledge to interact with. The campus is large, yet class sizes are small.

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October 13, 2011
Both my boys went to a private school before attending Canyon. My oldest son had a great year at Canyon then went on to Cactus High School and continued to excel. My youngest son has been at Canyon since 3rd grade and is now in 8th grade. He also has done very well and likes the school alot. We are very happy with Canyon and think it is an excellent school.

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August 26, 2008
I feel that Canyon has been great for both my boys. Both of of kids were in a private school up until 2 years ago when I placed them in a public school(Canyon) and I feel their education is just as good if not better now being in Canyon. I love the staff and friends we have met and feel it is a great fit for us. Could not be happier!!

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September 01, 2006
Canyon Elementary is a wonderful school committed to excellence in teaching the required academics and special academic programs to challenge whiz-kids. Classes are small. Teacher ?student ratios are low. There are ample after-school activities. Children are safe on the campus at all times and a safe environment allows a greater focus on learning. Canyon also encourages good moral character by modeling what is right, rewarding those who respond in kind and for correcting and holding the students accountable for poor choices. My daughter is in 5th grade and she loves the school, her classes, the teachers and the other students. Please keep the kids safe and drive 25 mph on Paradise Lane and 15 mph in the school zone. Thank you.

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March 23, 2006
I am happy with canyon as a school all around. They have good academic programs and do lots of extracurricular activities with the kids and I think that is important as well. They is alot of parent involvement.

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August 22, 2005
I like the small school atmosphere. My daughter has made many friends here and loves to attend every special event. Would like to see more challenging math classes.

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July 18, 2005
Great teacher-student ratio, academics, as well as extra curricular activities. Free summer progam offered as well. Very small school boundary resulting in small classes for this k-8 school.

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May 16, 2005
Fantastic school climate, outstanding staff, great student to teacher ratio.

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May 02, 2003
The Sunflower Center is an excellent facility to educate my special needs child in. He receives services appropriate to his needs and there is excellent communication.

- submitted by a community member

April 05, 2003
I live out of the district and send my son to Canyon. This is an excellent school. The office staff is wonderful, along with the teachers. They really take pride in giving your child the best education they deserve!

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Canyon Elementary School
5490 West Paradise Lane, Glendale, AZ  85306
(623) 486-6000
Last modified Canyon Elementary School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Canyon Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 30 reviews. Top