Sonoran Heights Elementary School

Sonoran Heights Elementary School serves 947 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the AZ average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Sonoran Heights Elementary School operates within the Dysart Unified School District.

School Overview

The student population of 947 students has grown by 43% over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 947 students
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Total Students (2007-2014)
Gender % Sonoran Heights Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Total Teachers (2007-2014)
Students by Grade Sonoran Heights Elementary School Student 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 0.56 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 23:1
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2007-2014)
American Indian
1%
5%
Sonoran Heights Elementary School American Indian Students (2007-2014)
Asian
5%
3%
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Asian Students (2007-2014)
Hispanic
22%
44%
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Black Students (2007-2014)
Black
7%
5%
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Black Students (2007-2014)
White
62%
41%
Sonoran Heights Elementary School White Students (2007-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.56 0.42
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Diversity Score (2007-2014)
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%
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
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.
4%
14%
Sonoran Heights Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2014)

District Comparison

Dysart Unified School District's student population of 26,121 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The revenue/student of $7,650 in this district is less than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,635 is less than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Dysart Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
1
Number of Students Managed 26,121 311
Dysart Unified  School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $187 MM $3 MM
Dysart Unified  School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $211 MM $2 MM
Dysart Unified  School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $7,650 $9,449
Dysart Unified  School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $8,635 $8,879
Dysart Unified  School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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