Canyon State Academy

20061 E Rittenhouse Road
Queen Creek, AZ 85142-0852
Tel: (480)987-2046
Grades: 6-12 | 309 students
CanyonStateAcademy CanyonStateAcademy(CSA) is a North Central Accredited School that operates on a year-round calendar that includes athletics and extra-curricular activities as well as vocational training.  CSA is located on a 183 acre campus in Queen Creek, AZ.  CSA employs all certified teachers and administrators that provide full educational services with a comprehensive special education program for disadvantaged male youth ages 11 to 18.  Approved to serve students with the following disabilities: A, ED, MIMR, MOMR, OI, OHI, SMR, SLD, SLI, NSE Sites: CanyonStateAcademy      CTDS: 072107001 Grades Served: 6-12 20061 E. Rittenhouse Rd. Queen Creek, AZ 85242-9715 Mr.Mark Yockus, Principal Phone: (480) 987-2046      Fax: (480) 987-5702 Email: 

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. AdvancED
Grades Offered Grades 6-12

Student Body

Total Students 309 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade Canyon State Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes CSA accepts court ordered referals and Department of Economic Service referrals.
Admissions Associate Darwin Johnson


Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Equestrian, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Track and Field, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDiving,
EquestrianFlag Football,
Track and FieldWeightlifting,

School Notes:

  •  Go to to see other Rite of Passage programs. We welcome students referred into Rite of Passage through juvenile courts, child welfare agencies and private sources. A referral can be made at anytime, and we accept students into our programs year-round.
  • Email:Darwin Johnson regarding admissions at or call 480-987-9700
  • The admission process starts with a referral, which can be made via telephone, fax or e-mail. Within two business days, you will receive a telephone call from a member of the Admission Department to discuss your referral. Additional information about our program and about the youth will be shared to gauge the appropriateness of a potential placement. This may culminate in scheduling an interview and an assessment with the youth to determine eligibility and risk level.

Profile last updated: 10/20/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Gilbert Christian Schools (4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Our Lady Of Guadalupe Academy (3.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Power Ranch KinderCare (2.4 miles away)
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  • Gilbert
    Power Ranch KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    2.4 miles
    3269 East German Rd.
    Gilbert, AZ 85297
  • Queen Creek
    Grades: PK-1 | 26 students
    3.5 miles
    Po Box 856
    Queen Creek, AZ 85142
  • Gilbert
    Grades: PK-12 | 735 students
    4 miles
    3632 E. Jasper Drive
    Gilbert, AZ 85296
  • Queen Creek
    Grades: PK-9 | 106 students
    5 miles
    Po Box 637
    Queen Creek, AZ 85142
  • Gilbert
    Grades: K-12 | 42 students
    5.5 miles
    2175 S Gilbert Rd
    Gilbert, AZ 85295

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