33606 N 60th St
Cave Creek, AZ 85327
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Black Mountain Elementary School serves 401 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Black Mountain Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 401 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Black Mountain Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Black Mountain Elementary School's student population of 401 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 39% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
401 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Black Mountain Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Black Mountain Elementary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#143 out of 1854 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
46%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
83%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Black Mountain Elementary School's ranking?
What schools are Black Mountain Elementary School often compared to?

Black Mountain Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lone Mountain Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

66% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 63% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).

How many students attend Black Mountain Elementary School?

401 students attend Black Mountain Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

83% of Black Mountain Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Black Mountain Elementary School?

Black Mountain Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.

What grades does Black Mountain Elementary School offer ?

Black Mountain Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

What school district is Black Mountain Elementary School part of?

Black Mountain Elementary School is part of Cave Creek Unified School District.

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Spring Break
March 13, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School
May 18, 2023 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 401 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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