PROFICIENCY 25% 31% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Apache Junction Unified District
29%Apache Junction
36%Arizona

Cactus Canyon Junior High is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "Apache Junction Unified District" in Apache Junction, AZ. There are a total of 780 students and 41 teachers at Cactus Canyon Junior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 404 free lunch students and 100 reduced lunch students.

Cactus Canyon Junior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 24.5%, which is 31% lower than the Arizona average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students780
Teachers40.5
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch404
Reduced lunch100

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Cactus Canyon Junior High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All21%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
722%
820%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All28%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
729%
826%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Cactus Canyon Junior High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArizonaNational
White 67.5% 64.9% 40.8% 51.1%
Black 0.5% 1.1% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 0.8% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 26.1% 28.7% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.3% 1.0% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.2% 3.0% 2.2% 3.1%

Apache Junction demographics profile

StatisticApache JunctionArizonaNational
Population37,7757,278,717328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,0776591
Median age52.137.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%53%55%
Speak English88%73%79%
Speak Spanish9%20%13%

Education level achieved in Apache Junction

IndexApache JunctionArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade80.9%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school79.4%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college51.3%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.2%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.6%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Cactus Canyon Junior High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.