Cactus Shadows High School

5802 East Dove Valley, Cave Creek, AZ 85327 | (480) 575-2021
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,772
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: PO Box 426, Cave Creek, AZ 85327
School District Details
  • Cave Creek Unified District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,444
  • Graduation Rate: 83.6%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 20.5
  • Enrolled Students: 5,853

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,772
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 77.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 22.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 899 (50.7%)
  • Females: 873 (49.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 27 (1.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 144 (8.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 171 (9.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Cactus Shadows High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian60.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Cactus Shadows High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade45425.6%
10th Grade47626.9%
11th Grade44425.1%
12th Grade39822.5%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 49%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:51%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 11 Years
  • Average Salary: $46,561
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Cactus Shadows High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$36,89823%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$49,44377%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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