Welcome to

Canyon State Academy

Canyon State Academy offers  at-risk young men a least restrictive, staff-secure Academic Model™ program to ensure public safety while promoting a normalized high school experience for its students. The Academic Model™ promotes student pride in their school, offers the environment and opportunities for positive change and the unlimited potential for achievement.

Canyon State has served this population for over a decade, working with a dedicated, veteran management team. Serving this population is our core competency – and our passion.

The Program

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    Strengths-based approach.

    Begins with a foundation of safety, fostered through caring relationships with qualified, trained staff.

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    Comprehensive, complete assessments.

    Measures student risks, needs and strengths, so services are tailored to each individual.

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    Prescriptive, Individualized Treatment Plans.

    Provides cognitive-behavioral and trauma-informed care, individual, group and family therapy to address student risks and needs.

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    Skill Development.

    Academic, athletic, vocational and social-emotional skills fostered in a supportive, high school environment.

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    Student achievements.

    Credit recovery, GEDs, high school diplomas, enlistments, employment opportunities, scholarships and post-secondary education.

Upcoming Events

Student Life


Support Our Mission

Rite of Passage improves the lives of youth. Help our students become tomorrow’s leaders by referring a student to our admissions team, through donating to the Passageway Scholarship Foundation, joining our team of professionals, volunteering or by getting the latest news from Canyon State Academy.

Or, register for our annual Golf Tournament, held to raise funds to increase to quality of services we offer students who attend Canyon State Academy.