Award Year: 2015

Academy of the Canyons

26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, CA, 91355-1803

(661) 362-3056

Dr. Pete M. Getz, Principal at time of Nomination

William S. Hart Union High School District

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Mission

The Mission of Academy of the Canyons is to offer ninth through twelfth grade school students a unique educational experience that fosters academic and personal success in the high school and college environments. To ensure successful learning for every student, our staff is committed to effective classroom instruction, rigorous curricula, and quality relationships between staff, students, parents, and college partners.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 3%
  • White: 42%
  • Hispanic: 19%
  • Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 2%
  • Asian: 32%
  • Two or more races: 2%
  • ELL: 1%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: %
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AOC students finish the LA Marathon.

AOC students finish the LA Marathon.

Academy of the Canyons offers students a unique educational experience that fosters academic and personal success in the high school and college environments. To ensure successful learning for every student our staff is committed to effective classroom instruction, rigorous curricula, and quality relationships between staff, students, parents, and our college partner. As middle college high school students, our students dual-enroll at AOC and College of the Canyons Community College (COC) to meet educational goals which include high school graduation, college freshmen admission, college transfer, an Associate’s Degree, and career certification. On average, students complete one year of transferable college level courses and have the opportunity to earn an Associate’s Degree by high school graduation.