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  • Canyon Oaks Elementary
  • 475 Silver Oak Trail, American Canyon
  • Napa Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 720
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
  • Donaldson Way Elementary
  • 430 Donaldson Way, American Canyon
  • Napa Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 635
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
  • American Canyon High
  • 3000 Newell Dr., American Canyon
  • Napa Valley Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,551
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
  • American Canyon Middle School
  • 300 Benton Way, American Canyon
  • Napa Valley Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,058
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
  • Napa Junction Elementary
  • 300 Napa Junction Rd., American Canyon
  • Napa Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 467
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
  • Legacy High
  • 3000 Newell Dr., American Canyon
  • Napa Valley Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 18
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1

American Canyon school information

IndexAmerican CanyonCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores41%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:120:116:1
Total public schools48,30879,221
Total private schools13,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The American Canyon, CA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. American Canyon public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 8% higher than than the California average and 17% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of American Canyon public schools is 17:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.5% have completed high school, 29.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in American Canyon

IndexAmerican CanyonCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade82.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school80.5%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college64.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.7%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%

American Canyon, CA School Districts

Napa Valley Unified School District

There are a total of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in American Canyon. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for American Canyon, CA schools is 41%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In American Canyon, CA, an average of 82.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 80.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of American Canyon schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of American Canyon, CA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Benicia, CA27,78055%11%
Martinez, CA37,54452%5%
Hercules, CA25,01144%11%
San Rafael, CA58,94844%11%
Fairfield, CA110,95338%22%
American Canyon, CA20,33441%17%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gardner, MA20,33441%16%
Lathrop, CA20,33134%31%
Schofield Barracks, HI20,33050%1%
Mililani Mauka, HI20,32271%44%
Crest Hill, IL20,31623%53%
American Canyon, CA20,33441%17%
Source: The American Canyon, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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