Canyons School District is the highest-ranked district in Utah for overall testing scores, according to Public School Review. The ranking is based on the percentage of schools within a District to have placed in the top 5 percent of all schools statewide for math and reading test scores.
Canyons has the highest concentration of top-ranked schools (20 percent), followed by districts in Salt Lake, Cache, Davis, Utah and Davis counties.
“These outstanding test results by Canyons students reflect years of dedication to science-based instruction throughout the District,” said Canyons School District Superintendent Dr. Rick Robins. “We couldn’t be prouder of our motivated students and our dedicated teachers and support staff who diligently strive to having all students achieve college- and career-readiness by graduation.”
- Canyons students also rank No. 1 for math proficiency scores.
- Canyons students also score well above the Utah average in science scores, which aren’t looked at in these particular rankings.
- In total, 10 Canyons schools rank in the top 51 of the state’s 959 public schools.
- Twenty-eight percent of CSD students are ethnic minorities compared to the Utah public school average of 27 percent.