Cactus Canyon Junior High School



Cactus Canyon Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cactus Canyon Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 378
8 382
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cactus Canyon Junior High School is a public high school of the Apache Junction Unified School District located in Apache Junction, AZ. It has 760 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.2 to 1.

Total Students: 760
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.7

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Cactus Canyon Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 402
(53%)
1,165
(54%)
 Female 358
(47%)
1,009
(46%)

Cactus Canyon Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 503
(66%)
1,424
(66%)
 Hispanic 216
(28%)
631
(29%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
55
(3%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
20
(1%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Black 6
(1%)
23
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
5
(0%)

Cactus Canyon Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 407
(54%)
953
(44%)
 Not Eligible 280
(37%)
1,007
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(10%)
214
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Cactus Canyon Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.2%) is higher than the state average of 45.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Cactus Canyon Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 670
2006 676
2007 733
2008 700
2009 742
2010 851
2011 774
2012 760

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.2
2006 20.5
2007 20.8
2008 18.8
2009 18.6
2010 19.9
2011 18
2012 20.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.58507462686567
2006 0.48224852071006
2007 0.44338335607094
2008 0.50857142857143
2009 0.57277628032345
2010 0.56051703877791
2011 0.58785529715762
2012 0.63157894736842

Compare Cactus Canyon Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,948.4% 19.5:1
 
2,020.0% 20.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 63.2%
 

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