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For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public middle schools in Cave Creek Unified School District, serving 2,754 students. Public middle schools in Cave Creek Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 65% (versus the Arizona public middle school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 43% statewide average). This district's average middle testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public middle schools in Arizona.
The top ranked public middle schools in Cave Creek Unified School District are Cactus Shadows High School and Sonoran Trails Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public middle school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is more than the Arizona public middle 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 Schools2 Schools1,016 Schools
# of Students2,754 Students551,061 Students
# of Teachers104 Teachers20,956 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio26:119:1

District Comparison

Cave Creek Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 451 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
0.240.66
# of American Indian Students10 Students27,015 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
5%
# of Asian Students57 Students17,174 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# of Hispanic Students226 Students237,385 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
43%
# of Black Students38 Students31,015 Students
% Black Students
2%
6%
# of White Students2,389 Students218,826 Students
% White Students
87%
40%
# of Hawaiian Students5 Students1,952 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students29 Students17,678 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 3,948
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 30,834
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 30,744
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - 31,392
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - 33,217
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 36,963
# of Students in 5th Grade: - 39,857
# of Students in 6th Grade: - 62,332
# of Students in 7th Grade:44187,280
# of Students in 8th Grade:49486,944
# of Students in 9th Grade:47828,304
# of Students in 10th Grade:44627,411
# of Students in 11th Grade:46425,345
# of Students in 12th Grade:43126,395
# of Ungraded Students: - 95

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 Middle Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades 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
  • 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
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