Cactus Shadows High School



Cactus Shadows High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cactus Shadows 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
9 445
10 411
11 439
12 419

Cactus Shadows High School is a public high school of the Cave Creek Unified School District located in Scottsdale, AZ. It has 1,714 students in grades 9th through 12th. Cactus Shadows High School is the 90th largest public high school in Arizona and the 2,512th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,714
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 66.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,512th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 90th out of 659
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 250th out of 276
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 101st out of 276

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Cactus Shadows High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 861
(50%)
1,294
(50%)
 Female 853
(50%)
1,286
(50%)

Cactus Shadows High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,507
(88%)
2,276
(88%)
 Hispanic 119
(7%)
189
(7%)
 Asian 44
(3%)
58
(2%)
 Black 23
(1%)
29
(1%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
14
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
7
(0%)

Cactus Shadows High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,578
(92%)
2,359
(91%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 115
(7%)
184
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(1%)
37
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Cactus Shadows High School is ranked 205th out of 416 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cactus Shadows High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.9%) is significantly 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 Shadows High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1586
2006 1709
2007 1740
2008 1792
2009 1772
2010 1813
2011 1744
2012 1722
2013 1709
2014 1704
2015 1714

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.2
2006 22.6
2007 21.8
2008 24
2009 22.9
2010 22.9
2011 21.9
2012 22.9
2013 23.5
2014 24.2
2015 25.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.0088272383354351
2006 0.02223522527794
2007 0.031609195402299
2008 0.058035714285714
2009 0.096501128668172
2010 0.10204081632653
2011 0.12098623853211
2012 0.11904761904762
2013 0.10649502633119
2014 0.096830985915493
2015 0.079346557759627

Compare Cactus Shadows High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,016.7% 20.2:1
 
2,590.0% 25.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.9%
 
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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