33606 N. 60th St
Cave Creek, AZ 85327
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Black Mountain Elementary School serves 470 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Black Mountain Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Black Mountain Elementary School's student population of 470 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
470 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break - No School
March 21, 2022 (Monday)
First Day of School
August 01, 2022 (Monday)
Fall Break - No School the week
October 03, 2022 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break - No School
November 23, 2022 (Wednesday)

School Rankings

Black Mountain Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Black Mountain Elementary School is 0.31, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#311 out of 2120 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
82%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 470 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.31 (Btm 50%)

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