PROFICIENCY 45% 17% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Napa Valley Unified
41%American Canyon

American Canyon High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Napa Valley Unified" in American Canyon, CA. There are a total of 1,551 students and 74 teachers at American Canyon High, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 361 free lunch students and 123 reduced lunch students.

American Canyon High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.5%, which is 17% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch361
Reduced lunch123


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At American Canyon High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School23%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School66%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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American Canyon High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 13.4% 32.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 11.0% 3.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 32.4% 9.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 32.4% 48.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.3% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 9.0% 5.3% 3.1% 3.1%

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Canyon Oaks Elementary53%0.2American Canyon, CA
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Mare Island Technology Academy39%1.1Vallejo, CA
Mit Academy47%1.1Vallejo, CA
Elsa Widenmann Elementary15%1.3Vallejo, CA
Donaldson Way Elementary49%1.5American Canyon, CA
American Canyon Middle School37%1.6American Canyon, CA
Dan Mini Elementary24%1.6Vallejo, CA
Napa Junction Elementary23%1.7American Canyon, CA
Johnston Cooper Elementary19%2.8Vallejo, CA
Federal Terrace Elementary20%3.4Vallejo, CA

American Canyon demographics profile

StatisticAmerican CanyonCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)3,34323291
Median age35.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%52%55%
Speak English52%56%79%
Speak Spanish22%29%13%

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%
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Source: The American Canyon High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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