Cactus View Elementary School

  • Cactus View Elementary School serves 674 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Cactus View Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

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

  • Cactus View Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,897 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cactus View Elementary School is 0.62, 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 School Rank (16-17)#915 out of 1897 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
40%
45%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
47%
38%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.620.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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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

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