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Willow Canyon High School 1

Posted April 08, 2016
- a parent
I'm even disgusted to say I let my two kids attend this school. I switched them to Shadow Ridge HS, it may be a longer drive but it's really worth it. This school lacks student safety, the campus isn't clean, and bullying isn't dealt with correctly.

Willow Canyon High School 5

Posted December 22, 2015
- a parent
This school has offered programs to our daughter that a better rated school could not offer. It has also challenged her in every honors class versus adding the same but more work. We have found a positive and collaborative student body, an encouraging and intelligent staff, and many opportunities for growth. The sports programs and parents have also been supportive. We are looking forward to sending another daughter her next year.


Willow Canyon High School
Teacher effectiveness: Very effective

Posted December 22, 2015
- a parent
The teachers understand teenagers and have been amazing. Each teacher this year has been supportive and encouraging to our daughter.

Willow Canyon High School
Amount of homework: Just right

Posted December 22, 2015
- a parent
My daughter has relevant and challenging work nightly in all honors courses, however it is not repetitive or more of the same general education work that so many other so called honors programs offer.

Willow Canyon High School
Develops grit: Neutral

Posted December 22, 2015
- a parent
This is an area that I strongly believe should have been instilled by parents prior to high school. This is something that the school can encourage, but not cultivate.


Willow Canyon High School
Develops respect: Strongly agree

Posted December 22, 2015
- a parent
If respect towards an individual or school is not being felt by the school, the parents and students need to take a look at what they could be doing differently. We felt that at our last school, tried to see what we could do to change it, and realized it was a losing battle.

Willow Canyon High School
Develops empathy: Strongly agree

Posted December 22, 2015
- a parent
We have experienced only positive encouragement from staff and student body. Many students offered to help us in the early stages of transferring to this school.

Willow Canyon High School
Develops honesty: Strongly agree

Posted December 22, 2015
- a parent
This school sets high standards. Those who choose to use those standards to help guide their children will do well.


Willow Canyon High School
Teacher effectiveness: Very effective

Posted August 13, 2015
- a parent
they are judgmental and the kids know it. they come across cold & uncaring... we couldn't get our child away from there fast enough

Willow Canyon High School
Develops grit: Strongly disagree

Posted August 13, 2015
- a parent
my child ran like wildfire from this school as she was shamed more in the part of a year here and all together in her whole life.

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Willow Canyon High School
17901 W Lundberg St, Surprise, AZ  85374
Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 111 reviews. (623) 876-7000
Last modified Willow Canyon High School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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