PROFICIENCY 30% 17% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Casa Grande Elementary District
35%Casa Grande

Cactus Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Casa Grande Elementary District" in Casa Grande, AZ. There are a total of 919 students and 39 teachers at Cactus Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 509 free lunch students and 92 reduced lunch students.

Cactus Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.5%, which is 17% lower than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch509
Reduced lunch92


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 Middle School, 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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.

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Cactus Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 26.2% 22.9% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 3.6% 3.0% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 1.4% 0.9% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 60.4% 63.3% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 4.5% 5.8% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.6% 3.9% 2.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Cholla Elementary School26%0.1Casa Grande, AZ
Legacy Traditional School - Casa Grande53%0.9Casa Grande, AZ
Mission Heights Preparatory High School50%1.1Casa Grande, AZ
Cottonwood Elementary School24%1.1Casa Grande, AZ
Desert Willow Elementary School28%1.3Casa Grande, AZ
Mccartney Ranch Elementary School43%1.7Casa Grande, AZ
Saguaro Elementary School22%1.7Casa Grande, AZ
Evergreen Elementary School28%1.7Casa Grande, AZ
Cavit - Casa Grande Union High School50%1.8Casa Grande, AZ
Casa Verde High School40%1.8Casa Grande, AZ
Cavit - Vista Grande50%1.8Casa Grande, AZ
Vista Grande High School22%1.8Casa Grande, AZ

Casa Grande demographics profile

StatisticCasa GrandeArizonaNational
Population density (sq mi)4685791
Median age36.137.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%53%55%
Speak English76%73%79%
Speak Spanish20%20%13%

Education level achieved in Casa Grande

IndexCasa GrandeArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade79.2%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school77.8%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college54.5%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.7%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.1%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.0%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Cactus Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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