Cave Creek Unified School District

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Cave Creek Unified School District
33016 North 60th Street
, Arizona, 85266
United States
Coordinates33°47′10″N 111°57′12″W / 33.786085°N 111.953312°W / 33.786085; -111.953312Coordinates: 33°47′10″N 111°57′12″W / 33.786085°N 111.953312°W / 33.786085; -111.953312
District information
NCES District ID0400001[1]
Students and staff
Student–teacher ratio17.91[1]
Other information

The Cave Creek Unified School District is the school district serving Cave Creek and Carefree, Arizona, as well as the northern portion of Scottsdale and a sliver of eastern Phoenix. It operates one high school (Cactus Shadows High School), one middle school (Sonoran Trails), and five elementary schools (Lone Mountain Elementary School, Black Mountain Elementary School, Horseshoe Trails Elementary School, Desert Willow Elementary School, and Desert Sun Academy). A second middle school, Desert Arroyo, was closed in May 2010.[2]

Standardized testing[edit]

Horseshoe Trails tested with the highest scores in the ELA portion and the math portion. Desert Sun got the least score out of the elementary schools in both portions. Cactus Shadows got the least score on both portions out of all of the schools.


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Cave Creek Unified District (4244)". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved 2022-03-05.
  2. ^ "Help Center - the Arizona Republic".

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