Outstanding Schools

    • Black Mountain Elementary:  PreK-6 – Emphasizing Performing Arts:  Music, Dance & Drama.
    • Desert Sun Academy:  PreK-6 – French Immersion Beginning in Kindergarten.
    • Desert Willow Elementary:  PreK-6 – Accredited International Spanish Academy with Spanish Immersion.
    • Horseshoe Trails Elementary:  PreK-6 – National Blue Ribbon School. On-site horsemanship program.
    • Lone Mountain Elementary:  PreK-6 – A STEAM School emphasizing the Engineering Design Process.
    • Sonoran Trails Middle School:  7-8 – A World Language School of Excellence.
    • Cactus Shadows High School:  9-12 - AP, IB & CTE programs. A Top 10 Comprehensive High School in AZ.

     

CCUSD by the Numbers

    • Approximately 4,600 students (Pre-K through 12th)
    • 175 district square miles encompassing Cave Creek, Carefree, Maricopa County, North Phoenix and Scottsdale
    • 8% free and reduced lunch program (2020)
    • 279 classified staff
    • 248 teachers 
    • 7 schools:  5 elementary (Pre-K-6), 1 middle school (7-8), 1 high school (9-12)
    • 95% high school graduation rate
    • 523 Advanced Placement Students (21-22 school year)
    • 1.16% high school drop out rate (3 year average)
    • 14% Special Education
    • 1% English language learners

     

    Ethnicity

    • 79.5% Caucasian
    • 13.9% Hispanic
    • 1.8% Asian
    • .7% Black
    • 4.1% Other
  • A+ Schools and Programs

Our Community

    • Located in the Northeast Valley near Tonto National Forest, CCUSD is surrounded by the natural beauty of the Sonoran Desert.
    • The Cave Creek area is home to myriad small businesses, many of which partner with CCUSD to support our students and teachers while also driving business.
    • Roughly 64,000 people reside within the boundaries of CCUSD.

Contact Us

  • Phone
    480-575-2000

    Address
    Physical:  33016 N 60th Street, Scottsdale, AZ  85266

    Mailing:  PO Box 426, Cave Creek, AZ  85327

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