Dr. Cort Monroe February 2023 Letter to the Community

  • Dr. Cort Monroe, Superintendent

    February 2023

    Dear Parents, Community and CCUSD Staff,

    The Cave Creek Unified School District is registering for Kindergarten for the 2023-2024 school year! Kindergarten classes are found at these high-performing schools: Black Mountain Elementary, Lone Mountain Elementary, Desert Sun Academy, Horseshoe Trails Elementary and Desert Willow Elementary.

    The mission of the Cave Creek Unified School District is to provide an innovative, high-quality learning experience for all students. By facilitating strategies to develop curious, resilient, critical-thinking problem-solvers, students and educators will be empowered to make a difference, while inspiring excellence in our families, community, and world.


    Why should you choose CCUSD for Kindergarten?

    • Highly-qualified, certified teachers
    • Relationships
    • Excellent instruction
    • Signature programs at each school
    • Commitment to community
    • Focus on Whole child development
    • Consistently highest test scores in Maricopa County
    • #1 School District in Northeast Valley
    • College and career pathways


    What are the age requirements?

    • Students must turn 5 on or before August 31, 2023.
    • If your child turns 5 after August 31, 2023, you can:
    • Apply for early entrance testing, if their birthday is before December 31, 2023
    • Attend one of our outstanding, on-site Pre-K programs for students who are 3 or 4 years old.


    Bring your child to one of our Kindergarten events to learn more.  Events take place on March 23, 5:00-6:00 pm or May 10, 9:30-10:30 am.  Scan the QR code for more information



    Weblink: https://www.ccusd93.org/domain/3584

    We look forward to seeing you in our schools. 

    One Team 
    Cort Monroe, Ed.D.