Sonoran Heights Elementary School

Sonoran Heights Elementary School serves 780 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Sonoran Heights Elementary School operates within the Dysart Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 780 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 780 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Students by Grade Sonoran Heights Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Asian
6%
3%
Hispanic
24%
43%
Black
8%
5%
White
57%
42%
All Ethnic Groups Sonoran Heights Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Sonoran Heights Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.61 0.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
18%
36%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
11%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,906 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Dysart Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
1
Number of Students Managed 24,906 257
Dysart Unified  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $211 MM $2 MM
Dysart Unified  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $237 MM $2 MM
Dysart Unified  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,659 $9,374
Dysart Unified  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,730 $8,323
Dysart Unified  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Imagine Prep Surprise (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Imagine Surprise Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rancho Gabriela Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • SurpriseRancho Gabriela Elementary School
    15272 West Gabriela Dr
    SurpriseAZ 85379
    (623)876-7000
    0.8 mi | 1062 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • SurpriseHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Imagine Rosefield Elementary School
    Charter School
    12050 North Bullard Ave
    SurpriseAZ 85379
    (623)344-4300
    Charter School

    1.4 mi | 888 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • SurpriseMarley Park Elementary School
    15042 West Sweetwater Rd
    SurpriseAZ 85379
    (623)876-7000
    1.5 mi | 910 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • SurpriseCarden Traditional School Of Surprise
    Charter School
    15688 West Acoma Ln
    SurpriseAZ 85379
    (623)556-2179
    Charter School

    2 mi | 540 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • SurpriseImagine Prep Surprise
    Charter School
    14850 North 156th Ave
    SurpriseAZ 85379
    (602)547-7961
    Charter School

    2.1 mi | 149 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Surprise, AZ public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.48, which is higher than the Arizona average of 0.36. The most diverse school in Surprise is Arizona Charter Academy. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arizona or national school diversity statistics.