Cave Creek Unified School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 8 public schools in Cave Creek Unified School District, serving 5,412 students. Cave Creek Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Public schools in Cave Creek Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 68% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 44% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Arizona.
The top ranked public schools in Cave Creek Unified School District are Horseshoe Trails Elementary School, Lone Mountain Elementary School and Cactus Shadows High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is more than the Arizona public school average of 19:1.

Overview

School District NameCave Creek Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://www.ccusd93.org
School District Phone Number(480) 575-2000
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AZ)
# of Schools8 Schools2,380 Schools
# of Students5,412 Students1,117,458 Students
# of Teachers230 Teachers47,820 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio24:119:1

District Comparison

Cave Creek Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 641 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#84 out of 645 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Cave Creek Unified   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cave Creek Unified   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cave Creek Unified   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Cave Creek Unified   School District and public school graduation rate of AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.280.65
# of American Indian Students23 Students62,127 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
6%
# of Asian Students120 Students32,009 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# of Hispanic Students525 Students502,895 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
45%
# of Black Students62 Students59,348 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# of White Students4,558 Students422,489 Students
% White Students
84%
38%
# of Hawaiian Students13 Students4,017 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students111 Students34,453 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:4212,779
# of Students in Kindergarten:33180,903
# of Students in 1st Grade:32381,467
# of Students in 2nd Grade:35782,195
# of Students in 3rd Grade:37185,836
# of Students in 4th Grade:37288,944
# of Students in 5th Grade:39689,621
# of Students in 6th Grade:46688,369
# of Students in 7th Grade:44187,282
# of Students in 8th Grade:49486,947
# of Students in 9th Grade:47886,190
# of Students in 10th Grade:44684,165
# of Students in 11th Grade:46478,432
# of Students in 12th Grade:43183,999
# of Ungraded Students: - 329

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $8,895 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,250. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,785 is higher than the state median of $9,802. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (AZ)
Total Revenue$48 MM$4 MM
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Spending$58 MM$3 MM
This chart display total spending of Cave Creek Unified   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,895$10,250
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cave Creek Unified   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,785$9,802
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cave Creek Unified   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Cave Creek Unified School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Horseshoe Trails Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5405 E. Pinnacle Vista Drive
    Cave Creek, AZ 85327
    (480) 575-2000

    Grades: K-6 | 651 students
  • Lone Mountain Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5250 E. Montgomery Rd.
    Cave Creek, AZ 85327
    (480) 575-2000

    Grades: K-6 | 524 students
  • Cactus Shadows High School Math: 69% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5802 E. Dove Valley Rd.
    Cave Creek, AZ 85327
    (480) 575-2000

    Grades: 8-12 | 1,819 student
  • Desert Willow Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4322 E Desert Willow Parkway
    Cave Creek, AZ 85327
    (480) 575-2000

    Grades: K-6 | 626 students
  • Black Mountain Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    33606 N. 60th St
    Cave Creek, AZ 85327
    (480) 575-2000

    Grades: K-6 | 470 students
  • Sonoran Trails Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5555 East Pinnacle Vista Drive
    Cave Creek, AZ 85327
    (480) 575-2000

    Grades: 6-8 | 935 students
  • Desert Sun Academy Math: 58% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    27880 N. 64th Street
    Cave Creek, AZ 85327
    (480) 575-2000

    Grades: K-6 | 345 students
  • The Learning Center Developmental Preschool
    33016 N 60th Street
    Cave Creek, AZ 85327
    (480) 575-2013

    Grades: PK | 42 students
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