Cactus High School



Cactus High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cactus High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 319
10 314
11 285
12 307

Cactus High School is a public high school of the Peoria Unified School District located in Glendale, AZ. It has 1,225 students in grades 9th through 12th. Cactus High School is the 119th largest public high school in Arizona and the 4,643rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,225
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 66.04
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,643rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 119th out of 659
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 122nd out of 276
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 102nd out of 276

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Cactus High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 671
(55%)
6,444
(52%)
 Female 554
(45%)
6,020
(48%)

Cactus High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 776
(63%)
6,962
(56%)
 Hispanic 306
(25%)
3,920
(31%)
 Black 56
(5%)
650
(5%)
 Two or More 48
(4%)
399
(3%)
 Asian 24
(2%)
379
(3%)
 American Indian 13
(1%)
110
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
44
(0%)

Cactus High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 757
(62%)
8,213
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 378
(31%)
3,459
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 90
(7%)
792
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Cactus High School is ranked 90th out of 416 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cactus High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 43.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1805
2006 1818
2007 1710
2008 1622
2009 1514
2010 1422
2011 1399
2012 1387
2013 1379
2014 1283
2015 1225

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.2
2006 20.5
2007 20
2008 18.9
2009 20.4
2010 20.7
2011 17.9
2012 21.5
2013 22.2
2014 20.7
2015 18.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.062603878116343
2006 0.048954895489549
2007 0.15497076023392
2008 0.20036991368681
2009 0.25429326287979
2010 0.30872011251758
2011 0.33309506790565
2012 0.37923576063446
2013 0.37490935460479
2014 0.35541699142634
2015 0.38204081632653

Compare Cactus High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
2,016.7% 20.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.2%
 
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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