Sonoran Trails Middle School

5555 East Pinnacle Vista Drive
Cave Creek, AZ 85327
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 776 students in grades 6-8, Sonoran Trails Middle School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 776 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : Top 30% in AZ
  • : 48% (Top 30%)
  • : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Sonoran Trails Middle School's student population of 776 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
776 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Sonoran Trails Middle School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sonoran Trails Middle 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.
This School
State Level (AZ)
#462 out of 1854 schools
(Top 30%)
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48%
32%
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50%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
47%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
82%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
3%
9%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sonoran Trails Middle School's ranking?
Sonoran Trails Middle School is ranked #462 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Sonoran Trails Middle School often compared to?
Sonoran Trails Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Copper Ridge School, Pinnacle Peak Preparatory by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
48% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Sonoran Trails Middle School?
776 students attend Sonoran Trails Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Sonoran Trails Middle School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sonoran Trails Middle School?
Sonoran Trails Middle School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Sonoran Trails Middle School offer ?
Sonoran Trails Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Sonoran Trails Middle School part of?
Sonoran Trails Middle School is part of Cave Creek Unified District (4244) School District.
In what neighborhood is Sonoran Trails Middle School located?
Sonoran Trails Middle School is located in the Desert View Village neighborhood of Cave Creek, AZ. There are 3 other public schools located in Desert View Village.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 776 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 48% (Top 30%)
  • : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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