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Cactus Shadows High School

Serves grades 8 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
5802 E. Dove Valley Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85266
Phone
(480) 575-2400
District
CAVE CREEK UNIFIED DISTRICT (4244)
County
MARICOPA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1779
Classroom Teachers
79

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Arizona

9

(10 is best)

Better than 88.6% of AZ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Cactus Shadows High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

80 60 40 20 0
69%
49%
70%
48%
68%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
23
18
22
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 8 0 0.0%
Grade 9 447 25.1%
Grade 10 391 22.0%
Grade 11 473 26.6%
Grade 12 468 26.3%
Total 1779 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 84.1% 82.7% 37.8%
Black 1.0% 1.0% 5.7%
Hispanic 12.4% 13.7% 47.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.0% 2.0% 3.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.5% 5.6%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED 3.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED 3.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED 0.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 64,480 7,151,502
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 326.0 61
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.9% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 12.7% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 15.1% 32.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 35.2% 23.9%
65 OR OLDER 33.0% 17.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 27,182 2,643,430
Single Parent Households With Children 3.1% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.7% 87.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 58.8% 30.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 39.7% 12.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.8% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.5% 13.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 11.3% 18.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.3% 17.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.5% 13.0%
$15,000 or less 4.9% 9.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,227 $22,555,272 45.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $778 $4,151,408 8.3%
Staff $237 $1,264,632 2.5%
General Administration $187 $997,832 2.0%
School Administration $318 $1,696,848 3.4%
Operation $858 $4,578,288 9.1%
Transportation $495 $2,641,320 5.3%
Other $378 $2,017,008 4.0%
Total Support $3,251 $17,347,336 34.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,899 $10,133,064 20.3%
Total Expenditures $9,378 $50,041,008 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,711 $5,278,750,670 44.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $686 $768,249,727 6.5%
Staff $437 $489,105,787 4.1%
General Administration $164 $183,722,859 1.6%
School Administration $475 $532,277,218 4.5%
Operation $1,004 $1,125,517,389 9.5%
Transportation $359 $402,406,844 3.4%
Other $392 $439,073,962 3.7%
Total Support $3,517 $3,940,193,495 33.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,321 $2,600,547,606 22.0%
Total Expenditures $10,549 $11,819,543,577 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%