Cave Creek Unified School District
This area includes five elementary schools: Black Mountain, Desert Sun, Desert Willow, Horseshoe Trails and Lone Mountain. The district operates only one middle school, Sonoran Trails and a single high school, Cactus Shadows High School.
Cactus Shadows High School is ranked 46th within Arizona. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Cactus Shadows High School is 37 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 11 percent.
Cave Creek Unified School District (CCUSD) has a great reputation; GreatSchools.org rates the district as 9 out of 10. The schools that score 10 out of 10 are Cactus Shadows High School, Horseshoe Trails Elementary, and Desert Willow Elementary. The other schools are all above average getting 8’s and 9’s.
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