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Cactus Canyon Junior High (leave a review)
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+1 (480) 982-1110

801 West Southern Avenue

Apache Junction, Arizona


About Cactus Canyon Junior High
7th Grade - 8th Grade

Cactus Canyon Junior High is one of 8 schools found in the Apache Junction Unified District of Arizona.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from 7th Grade to 8th Grade and has an enrolment of 713 students - compared to other schools in Arizona, this is a relatively average sized school.

The number of teachers at Cactus Canyon Junior High has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

At Cactus Canyon Junior High, the average teaching salary of $43,236 is lower than the Arizona state average of $43,752.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Cactus Canyon Junior High 713$5,68520$43,2360.50
Superstition Mountain On-Line School (0.27 miles) 13$55,6440.26
Apache Junction High School (0.36 miles) 1231$6,53221$38,7440.48
Imagine Prep Superstition (0.81 miles) 256$1,290$41,6400.53
Imagine Superstition Middle (0.81 miles) 162$7,575$51,3660.56
Excalibur Charter School (0.91 miles) 0

Cactus Canyon Junior High

Number of pupils713
Funding per pupil$5,685
Pupils per teacher20
Average teacher salary$43,236
Diversity index0.50

Superstition Mountain On-Line School (0.27 miles)

Number of pupils13
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$55,644
Diversity index0.26

Apache Junction High School (0.36 miles)

Number of pupils1231
Funding per pupil$6,532
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$38,744
Diversity index0.48

Imagine Prep Superstition (0.81 miles)

Number of pupils256
Funding per pupil$1,290
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$41,640
Diversity index0.53

Imagine Superstition Middle (0.81 miles)

Number of pupils162
Funding per pupil$7,575
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$51,366
Diversity index0.56

Excalibur Charter School (0.91 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index
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Rankings within Arizona
There are 2,414 schools in Arizona. Rankings don't always go up to 2,414 because some schools have missing data.
522ndlargest school
543rdhighest number of FTE teachers
1949thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
839thhighest average teaching salary
440thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
270thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
953rdhighest diversity index
987thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

7th Grade - 8th Grade: 5.6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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