Canyon Junior High School

910 9th Ave, Canyon, TX 79015 | (806) 677-2700
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Student Enrollment: 674
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Kirk Kear
  • Fax: (806) 677-2739
  • Website: www.canyonisd.net
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 674
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 38.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 364 (54.0%)
  • Females: 310 (46.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 60 (8.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 139 (20.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 199 (29.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Canyon Junior High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian81.2%
Black152.2%
Asian30.4%
Hispanic13419.9%
White51476.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Canyon Junior High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade30945.8%
8th Grade36554.2%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
11.5
District:
11.9
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
33.7%
District:
23.8%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
15.1%
District:
24.3%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
19.9%
District:
27.3%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
19.5%
District:
17.8%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$64,853
District:
$64,699
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$45,724
District:
$45,577
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$40,348
District:
$40,095
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$41,344
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$43,074
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$48,451
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$55,840
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Canyon Junior High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201083.0%85.0%81.0%
200986.0%85.0%79.0%
200881.0%81.0%76.0%
 
Reading Test
201087.0%88.0%86.0%
200985.0%85.0%84.0%
200890.0%89.0%84.0%
 
Writing Test
201095.0%94.0%74.0%
200991.0%92.0%72.0%
200892.0%91.0%70.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201094.0%93.0%80.0%
200989.0%87.0%79.0%
200892.0%88.0%75.0%
 
Reading Test
201097.0%96.0%91.0%
200998.0%97.0%93.0%
200898.0%97.0%92.0%
 
Science Test
201083.0%82.0%78.0%
200983.0%80.0%72.0%
200884.0%76.0%68.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201096.0%95.0%95.0%
200995.0%91.0%92.0%
200895.0%89.0%90.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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