CCUSD Academics and Programs
CCUSD is proud of the breadth of academics and programs offered at each of our schools. In accordance with our Strategic Plan for Excellence and Innovation, our dynamic programming supports all learners, talents, and student potential.
Each school is unique and emphasizes specialty programs fit for all tastes and interests. In addition, each elementary school has a particular area of emphasis:
Black Mountain Elementary: Emphasizing Performing Arts: Music, Dance & Drama
Desert Sun Academy: French World Language beginning in Kindergarten
Desert Willow Elementary: Spanish World Language beginning in Preschool
Horseshoe Trails Elementary: National Blue Ribbon School with a Horsemanship Program
Lone Mountain Elementary: STEM Program (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)
Check out our school webpages for more information about their offerings. All schools strive to provide the most rigorous and innovative experiences for our students.
The lists below provide a sampling of our programs and academics. Please feel free to peruse the lists at each level for a glimpse of our awesome school district! WE ARE CCUSD!
Gifted & Talented
National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS)
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Mathematics (STEAM)
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)
Positive learning programs for mild and severe disabilities
Transition programs supporting students with special needs as they approach age 21.
Chinese Language and Culture
French Language and Culture
Micro & Macro Economics
Spanish Language and Culture
IB Visual Arts
IB Theory of Knowledge (TOK)
Track & Field
Swim & Dive
Career & Technical Education (CTE)
Career Builder Program
Future Health Professionals (HOSA)
International Exchange Students
Nurses Assistant Program
Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
Recognized American School Counselor Association Model Program (RAMP)