Sonoran Trails Middle School

Sonoran Trails Middle School serves 795 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Sonoran Trails Middle School operates within the Cave Creek Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 795 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 795 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
American Indian
1%
5%
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
7%
43%
Black
1%
5%
White
88%
42%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.22 0.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
37%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
10%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,547 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,984 is less than the state average of $9,374. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,480 is higher than the state average of $8,323. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Cave Creek Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
1
Number of Students Managed 5,547 299
District Total Revenue $48 MM $2 MM
District Spending $57 MM $2 MM
District Revenue / Student $7,984 $9,374
District Spending / Student $9,480 $8,323
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cactus Shadows High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Explorer Middle School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Horseshoe Trails Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PhoenixHorseshoe Trails Elementary School
    Charter School
    5405 East Pinnacle Vista Dr
    PhoenixAZ 85085
    (480)575-2021
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 669 students                      
  • ScottsdaleDesert Sun Academy
    Charter School
    27880 North 64th St
    ScottsdaleAZ 85266
    (480)575-2021
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 493 students                      
  • Cave CreekLone Mountain Elementary School
    Charter School
    5250 East Montgomery Rd
    Cave CreekAZ 85331
    (480)575-2021
    Charter School

    2.1 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 619 students                      
  • Cave CreekDesert Willow Elementary School
    Charter School
    4322 East Desert Willow Parkwa
    Cave CreekAZ 85331
    (480)575-2021
    Charter School

    2.9 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 705 students                      
  • PhoenixDesert Trails Elementary School
    4315 East Cashman Dr
    PhoenixAZ 85050
    (602)449-4100
    3 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 508 students                      

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