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About CCUSD

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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 4,400 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

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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