Horseshoe Trails Elementary School

5405 E. Pinnacle Vista Drive
Cave Creek, AZ 85327
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Horseshoe Trails Elementary School serves 651 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Horseshoe Trails Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Horseshoe Trails Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Horseshoe Trails Elementary School's student population of 651 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2020)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students651 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Horseshoe Trails Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Horseshoe Trails Elementary School is 0.32, 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
#56 out of 2111 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
45%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
82%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.320.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
14%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCave Creek Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Horseshoe Trails Elementary School is Cactus Shadows High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Sonoran Trails Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cave Creek Sonoran Trails Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 935 students
    0.2 miles
    5555 East Pinnacle Vista Drive
    Cave Creek, AZ 85327
    (480) 575-2000
    0.2 6-8 935
  • Cave Creek Desert Sun Academy Math: 58% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 345 students
    1.4 miles
    27880 N. 64th Street
    Cave Creek, AZ 85327
    (480) 575-2000
    1.4 K-6 345
  • Cave Creek Lone Mountain Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 524 students
    2.1 miles
    5250 E. Montgomery Rd.
    Cave Creek, AZ 85327
    (480) 575-2000
    2.1 K-6 524
  • Cave Creek Desert Willow Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 626 students
    2.7 miles
    4322 E Desert Willow Parkway
    Cave Creek, AZ 85327
    (480) 575-2000
    2.7 K-6 626
  • Phoenix Desert Trails Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-7 | 576 students
    3.0 miles
    4315 East Cashman Dr.
    Phoenix, AZ 85050
    (602) 449-4100
    3 PK-7 576

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