Cactus View Elementary School

17602 N Central
Phoenix, AZ 85022
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1.00 (1 review)
Cactus View Elementary School serves 674 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Cactus View Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Cactus View Elementary School's student population of 674 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students674 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Rankings

Cactus View Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 View Elementary School is 0.64, 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
#1076 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
39%
45%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
46%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.640.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParadise Valley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cactus View Elementary School is Intelli-school - Paradise Valley (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hearn Academy The - A Ball Charter School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix Hearn Academy The - A Ball Charter School Charter School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-8 | 584 students
    0.5 miles
    17606 N. 7th Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85022
    (602) 896-9160
    0.5 K-8 584
  • Phoenix Intelli-school - Paradise Valley Charter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 93 students
    1.0 miles
    1427 E. Bell Rd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85021
    (602) 564-7280
    1 9-12 93
  • Phoenix Constitution Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 612 students
    1.1 miles
    18440 N. 15th Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85023
    (623) 445-5000
    1.1 PK-6 612
  • Phoenix Mountain Sky Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 748 students
    1.1 miles
    16225 N 7th Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85023
    (602) 896-6100
    1.1 7-8 748
  • Phoenix Lookout Mountain School Math: 66% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 970 students
    1.4 miles
    15 W Coral Gables Dr
    Phoenix, AZ 85023
    (602) 896-5900
    1.4 PK-6 970

School Reviews

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If I could use a lower rating, I would. My son has been in need of testing for possible special education purposes and this SCHOOL FORGOT ABOUT HIM!! Please, if you have concerns for your child and may need a little extra help, do not confide in this school. My son had been scheduled 2 years ago, and they pulled me in for behavior issues. At this meeting I asked for the paper I had already signed to start testing and what were the results? The entire staff looked at each other in confusion. An employee at the school went into the files and found the paper that had been signed back in the 3rd grade. My son is on 5th this year. If I may quote his words, The energy felt very negative and my teacher is angry and yelling all the time.Take your babies to another school. Thank you.
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