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PK-8 & Ungraded
Public district
Glendale, AZ
Students enrolled: 440

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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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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.

- submitted by a parent
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!

- submitted by a parent
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!

- submitted by a parent
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.

- submitted by a parent
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.

- submitted by a parent
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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June 22, 2009
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- submitted by a student
November 01, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating 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!!

- submitted by a parent
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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August 29, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
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.

- submitted by a parent
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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August 08, 2005
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July 27, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
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.

- submitted by a parent
May 16, 2005
Fantastic school climate, outstanding staff, great student to teacher ratio.

- submitted by a parent
May 01, 2005
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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 18 reviews. Top