Details overview

Hours 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
School leader Matt Schenk
District Cave Creek Unified District
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 20

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school Teacher-run
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Photography
2
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts None
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Photography
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Mandarin

Support

17
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 85% 41%
Hispanic 9% 44%
Asian 5% 3%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 5%
Black 0% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 9% N/A
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
2
Boys Sports
including: Equestrian
6
Clubs
including: Math club
Girls sports Cross country
Equestrian
Boys sports Cross country
Equestrian
Girls sports (misc.) Girls on the Run
Clubs Book / reading club
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 06:30 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically continue on to these schools Sonoran Trails Middle School
  Cactus Shadows High School

Awards

Community service award Green Ribbon School
Year received 2013
Academic award A+ School of Excellence
Year received 2012
Academic award National Distinquished AZ Principal of the Year
Year received 2013
Academic award Arizona Art Educator of the Year
Year received 2014

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner ASU, Kiwanis Club, CCUEF and many more
Partner website Http://www.ccusd93.org/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=20400

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Horseshoe Trails Elementary is currently accepting open enrollment at most grade levels. Please call 480 272 8500 for more information or to schedule a tour. http://www.ccusd93.org/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=20490
Learn more Http://www.ccusd93.org/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=20490
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Students living in district can apply for transfer
Students living outside district can apply for transfer
Application requirements Application
Transcript
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2013-2014
Students by group NCES, 2013-2014