Top 5 Best Cave Creek Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 4,853 students in Cave Creek, AZ (there are 6 private schools, serving 742 private students). 87% of all K-12 students in Cave Creek, AZ are educated in public schools (compared to the AZ state average of 94%). Cave Creek has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
The top ranked public schools in Cave Creek, AZ are Horseshoe Trails Elementary School, Lone Mountain Elementary School and Black Mountain Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Cave Creek, AZ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Arizona public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 39% statewide average). Schools in Cave Creek have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Arizona public schools.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best Cave Creek, AZ Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Horseshoe Trails Elementary School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5405 E. Pinnacle Vista Drive
Cave Creek, AZ 85327
(480) 272-8500
Grades: K-6
| 457 students
Rank: #22.
Lone Mountain Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5250 E. Montgomery Rd.
Cave Creek, AZ 85327
(480) 437-3000
Grades: K-6
| 411 students
Rank: #33.
Black Mountain Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
33606 N 60th St
Cave Creek, AZ 85327
(480) 575-2100
Grades: K-6
| 516 students
Rank: #44.
Desert Willow Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4322 E Desert Willow Parkway
Cave Creek, AZ 85327
(480) 575-2800
Grades: K-6
| 495 students
Rank: #55.
Desert Sun Academy
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
27880 N. 64th Street
Cave Creek, AZ 85327
(480) 575-2900
Grades: PK-6
| 368 students
Rank: #66.
Cave Creek Of Excellence
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
33016 N 60th St
Cave Creek, AZ 85327
(480) 575-2042
Grades: K-12
| 52 students
Rank: #77.
Sonoran Trails Middle School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5555 East Pinnacle Vista Drive
Cave Creek, AZ 85327
(480) 272-8600
Grades: 6-8
| 776 students
Rank: #88.
Cactus Shadows High School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5802 E. Dove Valley Rd.
Cave Creek, AZ 85327
(480) 575-2400
Grades: 8-12
| 1,776 students
Rank: n/an/a
Evit Cactus Shadows High School
Vocational School
5802 E Dove Road
Cave Creek, AZ 85331
(480) 575-2400
Grades: 10-12
| 2 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Cave Creek, Arizona

Cave Creek, Arizona Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
33401 N. 56th Street
Cave Creek, AZ 85327
(480) 575-2000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
33016 N 60th St
Cave Creek, AZ 85327
(480) 575-2013
Grades: PK
| n/a students
33955 North Cave Creek Rd
Cave Creek, AZ 85331
(480) 488-0215
Grades: K-4
| 42 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Cave Creek, AZ?
How many public schools are located in Cave Creek, AZ?
9 public schools are located in Cave Creek, AZ.
What percentage of students in Cave Creek, AZ go to public school?
87% of all K-12 students in Cave Creek, AZ are educated in public schools (compared to the AZ state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in Cave Creek, AZ?
Cave Creek, AZ public schools minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public schools average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

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