Cactus High School

6330 W. Greenway
Glendale, AZ 85306
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Cactus High School serves 1,194 students in grades 7-12.
Cactus High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Cactus High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Cactus High School's student population of 1,194 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students1,194 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Rankings

Cactus High 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 Cactus High School is 0.55, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#410 out of 2120 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
45%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
61%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.550.65
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Graduation Rate
98%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeoria Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cactus High School is West-mec - Cactus High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Foothills Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glendale West-mec - Cactus High School Vocational School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12
    0.0 miles
    6330 W. Greenway Rd.
    Glendale, AZ 85306
    (623) 873-1860
    0 9-12 n/a
  • Glendale Foothills Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 656 students
    0.3 miles
    15808 N 63rd Ave
    Glendale, AZ 85306
    (623) 486-6000
    0.3 PK-8 656
  • Glendale Pioneer Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 455 students
    0.4 miles
    6315 W Port Au Prince
    Glendale, AZ 85306
    (623) 412-4550
    0.4 PK-8 455
  • Mesa Arizona Conservatory For Arts And Academics Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 269 students
    1.0 miles
    16454 N 28th Ave
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (623) 878-0986
    1 K-5 269
  • Glendale Desert Heights Charter School Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 382 students
    1.0 miles
    5821 West Beverly Lane
    Glendale, AZ 85306
    (602) 896-2900
    1 K-4 382

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